Holsinger Library

Library Mission Statement

The Morrison Academy Library Media Center Program exists to collaborate with the Morrison faculty and students to become effective and discerning users of ideas and information.

To accomplish this mission, we:

  • Provide materials and design instructional programs that foster critical thinking.
  • Provide materials that stimulate interest in reading, viewing and using information and ideas in order to become lifelong learners
  • Train students how to evaluate information from a Biblical
  • Worldview
  • Train students to be ethical users of other’s ideas
  • Collaborate with other educators to assist students to be effective communicators of ideas
  • Provide space and opportunity for exhibition of student talent, and cultural expression

Hours

Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday evenings 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Staff

Gabi Lautenbach (Secondary Library Media Specialist)
Scott Pagel (Elementary Middle School Library Media Specialist)
Floyd Lima (Library Assistant)
Liana Peleo (Library Assistant)
Pam Schmidt (Library Assistant)

Contact

04-2292-1171 ext 330 (Circulation Desk)
04-2292-1171 ext 430 (Librarian Office)
lautenbg@ mca.org.tw (Miss Lautenbach’s Email)
pagels@mca.org.tw (Mr. Pagel’s Email)

Loan Policy for Parents and HS Students

Maximum 10 regular books for two weeks (renewable)

Fines will be charged on late 3-day loan books, overnight materials, and (after an email warning) overdue books required by other patrons.

Holds, inter-library loans, recommended websites, book recommendations and reviews and more can be accessed by logging in to the Library Catalog, as can links to the library’s subscription electronic resources. Electronic subscriptions include a periodical and journal database (EBSCO), an encyclopedia (Britannica), reference databases on history and science (Facts on File), a database of legally usable images (Image Quest), and more.

Magazines

The library has a good selection of magazines and newspapers.Back copies of magazines may be checked out for two weeks.

Printing and copying

Patrons may print or copy a reasonable amount of school-related material in B&W on the Library copier. Personal copying and printing may be charged. If students wish to print in color, they should email it (preferably as a pdf) to tch-libraryprinting @ mca.org.tw before midnight the night BEFORE they collect it.

Research Help

Email to Miss Lautenbach or talk to Miss Lautenbach in person for help with research.

Wireless Networks

There is full Wi-Fi access for student laptops in-library, as well as own devices. For own devices, please ask a library staff member for the current password.