Welcome to Saeger's Virtual Learning Commons
The Learning Commons is a flexible, learner-centered space where collaboration, inquiry, imagination, and creation expand and deepen learning.
Francis Howell Learning Commons Mission:
Our mission is to guide students and staff to be effective and ethical researchers and users of ideas and information. Our program promotes the love of reading and develops 21st century skills.
Francis Howell Learning Commons Vision:
We envision a physical and virtual space where all learners discover, create, inquire, and think critically to produce and communicate new knowledge both independently and collaboratively.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What time does the learning commons (LC) open and close?
A. The LC is open 7:45a.m. to 4:30p.m. Monday through Friday. Students may stay after in the LC any Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday.
Q. How long can I check out a book?A. Students can check out a book for 2 weeks. Can't finish in 2 weeks?
Log in to your Destiny account or stop by the LC to renew your book anytime. No Problem!
Q. Do you charge fines for overdue books?A. No, but a LC's success depends on the responsibility of its patrons. Students are held responsible for lost or damaged books.
Q. Can I go to the LC throughout the school day?A. During school hours students can come to the LC anytime, they just need a pass from their classroom teacher. Students are welcome to come to the LC for quiet reading or studying before and after school. Students may also visit the LC during lunch.
Q. Can I print my documents?A. Yes, school related documents are free. When printing, use the chart below.
|| LC Lab
| B&W - HP2100
| B&W - SA_Rm307_BW
Q. Is the school LC catalog available at home?A. Yes, just click the "Find a Book- Destiny Quest" page of this website. You can search for materials, place books on hold, renew books, write book reviews, browse databases, or access recommended websites.
Q. How do I access the databases from home?A. Stop by the LC and get a list of the user names and passwords for
each of the available databases. You can also check out the "Find a Database" page of this website or use the "One Search" feature on Destiny (our LC catalog).
Laura Long (Learning Commons Specialist)
Yolanda Curry (Learning Commons Paraprofessional)