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 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Library Staff

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Kate Pritchard

    Kate Pritchard 

    Interim Library Director
    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 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 Katherine Trammell

    Katherine Trammell 

    Macalester College - BA
    MTSU - MA
    TN College of Applied Technology - Tech. Diploma
    Started at USN: 2021
    USN Class of 1999

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