Library Staff and Program Information

    NTHS Library Staff:
    Stephen Coker, MLIS: Teacher of Library & Information Science (Teacher-Librarian)
    Jennifer Wolf: Library Technician
    Kim Kaiser: A/V and Library Technician (PM)
    Larry Cabanatan: A/V and Library Technician (AM)
    Hours: We're open from 6:45 until 3:05 (sometimes later!) 
    Phone: 360.412.4818 
    The best way to contact Mr. Coker is via email at scoker@nthurston.k12.wa.us.
    What do we do?  How do we ensure that the students of NTHS are "effective users and producers of ideas and information"?

    We provide information and technology literacy instruction:

    • Lead information literacy instruction including evaluation and analysis of the credibility, relevance and currency of information
    • Coach instructional staff in support of curriculum, information technology and information management
    • Teach students to be critical consumers and producers of information
    • Teach students and staff to use emerging learning technologies for school and lifelong learning
    • Teach students to be safe, ethical and responsible digital citizens

    We provide reading advocacy support and services:

    • Establish and model a powerful, fashionable and ubiquitous culture of reading in the school community
    • Motivate and guide students to read for enjoyment and understanding
    • Develop a relevant collection of fiction and non-fiction in a variety of formats, ensuring quality reading choices for all students
    • Manage resources in support of established curriculum and student passions

    We provide information and resource management services:

    • Provide open and equitable access to resources, technology and information services for the entire school community
    • Develop and administer inviting and effective physical and digital library environments
    • Manage resources to support teaching and learning
    • Administer information management systems to support student learning and school and district programs