Library

The Oakridge Library is the perfect place to read, study or collaborate. The Library hosts a collection of 20,000 print and digital materials including books and databases selected to promote research skills and a love of reading. Log in to the My Oakridge portal to access ebooks and databases.

When school is in session, the Oakridge staff is  available to help with research assignments, to find a great read, or for assistance with the Accelerated Reader Program.HOURS
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Last Friday/Early Dismissal, 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Parents and students are encouraged to use the space and library resources before, during and after school!

Please email Ms. deWinter any time with ebook requests or book recommendations.  Visit here to learn about Distance Learning Resources available through the library.

Visiting Authors

Each year, Oakridge welcomes a visiting author, alternating between Lower School and Middle School student interests.

Previous visitors have included: Jason Chin, Chris Grabenstein, Gordon Korman, James Ponti, Aaron Reynolds, and Sarah Weeks.    The inimitable Nathan Hale, author of the Hazardous Tales nonfiction graphic novel bestselling series, revisited our school on November 11.  His award winning books are VERY popular with Oakridge students and his presentations are unforgettable as he draws his presentations live on screen. 

Scenes from Nathan Hale's 2021 Visit

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Hale, left, with Oakridge Librarian Patricia de Winter, center, and Daphne McCleery, a published author and Office of Admissions coordinator.

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Lower School students were captivated listening to Nathan Hale at the school library on November 11, 2O21. Among other things, he talked about "cartoon language" and how bilingual speakers exercise incredible brain power.

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Hale talks about his work to students in the Fine Arts Performance Hall. He also spoke to students in the school library.

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Graphic novels - just like reading in another language. New York Times' bestselling author and illustrator Nathan Hale encouraged aspiring authors to find inspiration within themselves.

Meet Our Team

Come and Visit

Share Your Ideas!

What author would you like to meet? Email Ms. de Winter with your suggestions.

Here's to happy reading!