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Understanding that the school library plays an integral role in the learning journey of our students, the ES and MHS libraries are both consistently looking for new innovative ways to stay up to date and to continue to meet the needs of our highly able learners. 
We understand that our library resources have an inevitably substantial impact on the students educational achievement as well as their social and emotional wellbeing.  

Here is a glimpse of some of the many resources provided at our libraries




The Elementary School Library is a place for inquiry and learning to support our Primary Years Programme. The PYP library provides resources to support the units of inquiry and independent reading. All students are encouraged to follow their individual interests and passions in book selection. 

  • Mindful/Quiet Reading Areas

  • Puppets & Games

  • Self Check-out

  • Inquiry Wall

  • Zen-inspired Wall Colors

  • English General Reference, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Print Periodicals, Online Journals, Foreign Languages


CAC ES Library



The PYP librarian supports the units of inquiry with weekly lessons related to the grade levels unit of inquiry, reinforcing concepts and the Approaches to Learning (ATLs). The ATLs include thinking, research, communication, social as well as self management skills. The library is also a place to explore and reinforce our PYP learner profile, becoming caring, inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, risk-takers, balanced and reflective individuals.





The MHS library was also carefully tailored to cater to the needs of all CAC community members. This includes students, staff and parents as well. Wall colors, seating arrangements, book placements and the overall library layout are all designed in a specific way to induce a love for reading, studying and learning, and to promote collaborative as well as individual study. 

  • Books in 27 Different Languages

  • 3 Classroom Spaces

  • Whiteboard Surfaces instead of the Wooden Surfaces to Help Collaborative Studies

  • Individual Work Spaces

  • Collaborative Spaces

  • Amphitheater

  • Egypt Collection



Moreover, the MHS library hosts several community organizations / groups including: Silent Sustained Reading for MS, Extended Essays for IB students, BOB (Battle of the Books) as well as numerous parent book clubs. Our libraries are open to all community members, encouraging everyone to continue to experience exceptional education in a diverse and caring community.

*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit
**Mission Statement from the IB The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.



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