Winchester is finally at full staff at the Elementary level after 7 years of building our library program! We started with 1 librarian servicing 5 schools and little by little, with huge parental support, development of a Long Range Plan, and a commitment by the district to finish what they started developing, we've reached our goal of 1 LMS at each school full-time. It was rewarding when teachers actually applauded when my principal announced to the staff that they had a librarian for all 5 days. We made it a priority to become as integrated as we could with classroom curriculum, allowing teachers and administrators to see that we could be of more use than just book checkout. We're a very supportive and collaborative department and moving forward with our library program, we're now focused on: working more closely with our ITS staff on joint projects based on classroom curriculum, expanding eBook use, incorporating more technology in our lessons and projects, and promoting extra library visits via Fixed Flex scheduling. It's an exciting time for us having a full time library staff with a continued goal of making the Library the hub of the school and the place for our teachers and students to turn to for research and literary support.