Library Collection

General Information


The Kenmore Library contains more than 20,000 print and digital resources that support school wide curriculum and encourage independent reading. Our collection includes:

  • Fiction (adventure, fantasy, historical fiction, mystery, realistic fiction and science fiction selections)
  • Short Stories
  • Picture Books
  • High Interest YA collections
  • Nonfiction
  • Biography
  • Graphic Novels
  • Reference (almanacs, atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias)
  • World languages
  • Periodicals, including The Washington Post, USA Today and The Arlington Sun-Gazette newspapers, plus more than 30 magazines covering a wide range of subjects and interests

Inter-Library Loans (ILL’s) 

Arlington public school libraries cooperate with each other by allowing students and staff from one school to borrow library materials from another school.  These requests must be made through the librarians at the respective schools.  All regular policies regarding borrowing privileges also apply to Inter-Library Loans.