Hassenfeld Library

A great library in the 21stcentury is a physical, programmatic and virtual entity. The Hassenfeld Library is both a place and a portal designed to serve and inspire the entire school community.
 
In order to support the philosophy, mission and practices of the University School of Nashville, the library provides a welcoming environment for students, teachers, and parents to:
  • Pursue academic and personal interests
  • Engage with diverse ideas and information in a variety of formats
  • Work collaboratively to solve problems for the greater good
  • Develop knowledge and skills necessary for success in the 21st century
  • Cultivate a lifelong love of learning and reading
Resources of the library include
  • People: librarians working with students and faculty, teaching research and information literacy skills, connecting readers to literature
  • Collections: from picture books to reference databases, for all grade and age levels
  • Spaces: geared for classes, group work, and individual study
  • Technology: as a tool for accessing the physical and virtual collection, as well as the wider world of information
The Hassenfeld Library is open every school day from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Library Shelf

List of 2 news stories.

  • Sharing a cornucopia of books

    In the Hassenfeld Library, we’re always adding books to the collection, and fall is an especially exciting time for new releases. Here are some we recommend for High School and adult readers, plus a new database to help you find books you’ll love.
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  • Sharing an abundance of new books

    In the Hassenfeld Library, we’re always adding books to the collection, and fall is an especially exciting time for new releases. Here are some we recommend for middle school readers, plus a new database to help you find books you’ll love.
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Library Staff

List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Mary Buxton

    Mary Buxton 

    Library Director
    615-277-7494
    Nova Southeastern University
    Wayne State University School of Law - J.D.
    University of Michigan - M.A.L.S., B.A.
    Started at USN: 2014
  • Photo of Kristin Frank

    Kristin Frank 

    Library Assistant
    Emory University - BA
    Started at USN: 2017
  • Photo of Catherine Lemaire Lozier

    Catherine Lemaire Lozier 

    Library Assistant
    Appalachian Center for Craft at TN Tech University - BFA
    Guilford College - BA
    Started at USN: 2016
  • Photo of Kate Pritchard

    Kate Pritchard 

    MS/HS Librarian
    615-277-1126
    Simmons College - MLS
    Wesleyan University - BA
    Started at USN: 2013
  • Photo of Emily Theobald

    Emily Theobald 

    K-4 Librarian
    Vanderbilt university - BS
    Vanderbilt - MEd
    Started at USN: 2016
  • Photo of Jennifer Winston

    Jennifer Winston 

    Archivist, Hassenfeld Library
    615-277-1121
    University of Tennessee - MS
    Auburn University - BA
    ACA - Certified Archivist
    Started at USN: 2014

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