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.

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Library Staff

List of 6 members.

  • Rachel Anne Bradbury 

    Collection & Circulation Coordinator, Hassenfeld Library
    615-321-8000
    Colgate University - BA
    Middlebury College - MA
    Started at USN: 2018
  • 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
  • Kristin Frank 

    Assistant to Lower School Librarian
    Emory University - BA
    Started at USN: 2017
  • Kate Pritchard 

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

    Vanderbilt university - BS
    Vanderbilt - MEd
    Started at USN: 2016
  • Jennifer Winston 

    Archivist
    615-277-1121
    University of Tennessee - MS
    Auburn University - BA
    Started at USN: 2014

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