About Our Library
Cedarbrook Middle School Library strives to empower ALL students to be enthusiastic readers, articulate communicators, critical thinkers, skilled researchers, and lifelong knowledge-seekers. By integrating information literacy into the district curricula, the Library seeks to create a 21st-century environment of collaborative learning where students can discover their passions and cultivate their voices. A main goal of Cedarbrook Library is to provide all students with equitable access to information in all formats.
Thanks to a grant from the Cheltenham School District Foundation, Cedarbrook Library proudly hosts our own Overdrive digital collection, making us one of the first middle schools in the country to do so. The Cedarbrook Library endeavors to be the academic center of our school and serves as the heart of our grade-wide, cross-curricular research, project -based, and inquiry projects. Though we are eagerly awaiting the opening of our Learning Commons in 2017, because of our vast digital collection, the Cedarbrook Library is always open for learning. At Cedarbrook, we believe that “A library should not shush; it should ROAR!” (Valente).
About Our Learning Commons & Library Staff
Jeffrey Hopkins, Library/Media Teacher, earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from Dartmouth College and a Master of Science in Secondary Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Cedarbrook staff, Mr. Hopkins earned his PA secondary certification in English & social studies and worked in the classroom. Now though, he's excited to take on the challenge of making the Learning Commons & Library not just the academic hub of Cedarbrook's new building but, more importantly, a place where students can explore their interests, whatever they may be.
Mrs. Peggy Cooper, Lead Teacher for Student Achievement, earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Cooper holds PA instructional certifications in Library and Media, Elementary Education, Middle School English and Middle School Math. She began her teaching career in the Cheltenham School District in 1992. From 2011-2016, Mrs. Cooper served as the Library/Media teacher at Cedarbrook. She also acts as English Department Coordinator, Co-Advisor to the National Junior Honor Society, and Co-Facilitator of the ROAR Youth Recognition Program.
January 27, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM District Wide Pot-Luck w/ UPG, CAAA, CSDF, and SEAC
February 1, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Curriculum Night @CHS Little Theatre
February 7, 2017
February 8, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Positive Parenting Series Workshop 2 of 3
February 13, 2017