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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School Library and Technology Center

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School Library & Technology Center (LTC)
102 Putnam Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
617.349.6562
Fax: 617.349.6569 

The Martin Luther King, Jr. School library is located opposite the main office at its current, temporary space at 359 Broadway. The library offers a growing collection of fiction, nonfiction, poetry,folk tales, picture books, early readers, and Chinese language book titles. As part of Cambridge Public Schools, we also provide access to online encyclopedias and databases for school or home use.

Staff
Jennifer Varney, Library Media Specialist
Heather French, Instructional Technology Specialist
Kathy Buonopane, Technology Support Technician

The ICTS Team works together to provide support for the library,instructional technology services, and technical assistance to staff and students. For assistance, please contact a team member listed above.

Weekly Library Classes
The library teacher meets students in grades J/K-5 every week and creates lessons that aim to encourage all students to be curious, engaged learners and avid readers. Lessons are based on the Cambridge School District's Educational Technology and Library Media Learning Expectations for grades K-5.Often, lessons involve a read-aloud that is followed by a discussion and/or a written or drawn response from the students to demonstrate their learning. The last 10-15 minutes of each class is usually devoted to book check-out. Students in all grades have an opportunity to browse and borrow books from the library during this time. Students in J/K select books that are kept in their classroom libraries for the week.

For more information about the library, please email Jennifer Varney.