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Stamper Family Library

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday, 7:45 am - 5 pm

Friday, 7:45 am - 3:15 pm

Contact the librarians

314-993-4045 ext. 241

Who to Contact for Recommendations

Mrs. Grantham for Realistic Fiction recommendations.

Mrs. Pass for Classics, Realistic Fiction, or Historical Fiction recommendations.

Mrs. Sherman for Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Mystery recommendations.

Contact for any other recommendations, including Nonfiction, Sports, Adventure, Poetry, Graphic Fiction and Nonfiction, and Short Story recommendations!

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Stamper Family Library mission statement

The mission of the Stamper Family Library is to support and foster the active and creative pursuit of academic as well as artistic achievement by practicing and teaching effective, responsible use of information. We encourage reading, curiosity, and scholarly inquiry for all members of the John Burroughs School community.

Mission goals:

  • To facilitate access to and instruction about a full range of resources and research tools, services, programs and training opportunities.
  • To promote the print and digital library resources to faculty for maximum utilization and engagement between the research process and active pedagogy.
  • To help prepare students for higher education research and general study skills.
  • To design and to maintain an inviting, diverse, and flexible space for study. teaching, creation, collaboration, and reflection.
  • To promote an appreciation for lifelong learning and reading.

Adopted and revised 2019