Library Resources

Welcome to the Jafari Library

The Jafari Library opened in the fall of 2013; above it is our new science center. The library is a light and airy space with dedicated rooms for instruction and group studies, comfortable and welcoming areas for reading, and double the shelf space of our former library. It is a hub of student and teacher activity during the school day. 

Digital resources, including emerging mobile media, with individual access to power and wireless data, is supported throughout the new facility. 

Classes visit the library to learn research and information literacy skills. The librarians teach students how to use computer databases, evaluate the reliability of source material, produce bibiliographies, and master other skills.
 
Students often drop in to ask for assistance with projects and to find books for individual reading. The library also exhibits student art and projects and serves as a meeting place for study groups and student organizations.
 
The library has over 11,000 items in its catalogued collection to support the school's multi-faceted curriculum. Students also have access to our reference section, periodicals, audio books, and extensive collection of online subscription databases.

 
 
Library Staff
Library Director
B.A. University of Massachusetts
M.L.S. Simmons College

Librarian
B.A., M.Ed. Boston University
M.Ed. Cambridge College
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The mission of the Jafari Library is to provide a learning environment in which students are encouraged to ask questions, and to seek answers, to read, write, study, and create, to provide a collection that enriches and extends the curriculum, and entices students to read, to provide instruction that is literature based, as well as instruction in information literacy and research skills, and by setting an intangible tone of warmth and acceptance, an atmosphere conducive to study, research, creation and exploration.
Library Hours
Monday/Wednesday:
7:30am - 4:00pm

Tuesday: 7:30am - 12:45pm

Thursday/Friday:
7:30am - 4:00pm
“The community is there waiting to help you get where you want to be.”

Thomas Cowan ’09
and Deerfield Academy ’12