Library

Country Day's separate Lower and Middle/Upper School libraries hold a vast wealth of resources in literature, research, audio/visual materials, and technological tools to help all students at every level learn the skills and the joys of exploring for knowledge. Check the Library Resource page in CD Connect for the database passwords or ask a librarian.

The libraries contain over 60,000 volumes, more than 100 periodicals and newspapers. Students of all ages enjoy unlimited checkouts of books with no overdue fines. The libraries' computer network provides students instant access to the world of reference material, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, indexes, atlases, almanacs, and periodical/newspaper databases.

Library Hours

Lower School Library: 
7:45 am –3:45 pm
Wed: until 2:45 pm

Bright (Middle/Upper School) Library:
Mon: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tues: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 7:30 am - 2:45 pm
Thurs: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 7:30 am. - 3:45 pm

Contacts

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Chris M. Young

    Mr. Chris M. Young 

    Director of Libraries
    University of Southern California - BA
    University of New Orleans - M.Ed.
    Bio
  • Photo of Meghan Kelly

    Ms. Meghan Kelly 

    Lower School Librarian
    Simmons College - MA
    Tulane University - BA
    University of Southern Mississippi - MLS
    Bio
  • Photo of Laura Michaud

    Mrs. Laura Michaud 

    Lower School Library Assistant
    Pfeiffer University - BA
    Bio
  • Photo of Kate Turnbull

    Ms. Kate Turnbull 

    Director of Professional Learning
    (504) 840-3972
    Eckerd College - BS
    University of New Orleans - MA
300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005 (504) 837-5204
Established in 1929, Metairie Park Country Day School is a coed private school for New Orleans area students in early childhood through Grade 12. From the elementary grades through upper school, the care and cultivation of each child comes to life in our exciting academic program, creative arts, and competitive athletic offerings.

Notice of Non-DiscriminationBased on receipt of federal financial assistance through a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) under the CAREs Act, the School acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school-administered student and employee programs and activities.  Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed Mike McGuire, Athletic Director (Title IX), mike_mcguire@mpcds.com, 504-849-3190, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005; Jen Sciortino, Director of Academic Excellence (Section 504), jen_sciortino@mpcds.com, 504-838-3304, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005; Bonnie LaGraize, Chief Financial Officer (Title IX and Section 504), bonnie_lagraize@mpcds.com, 504-849-3106, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005, or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA.  Please refer to the School’s SBA Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

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