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Mission Statement

The Canadian International School of Beijing Library works to support teachers, students and staff in the pursuit of learning by providing:

- curriculum-based resources
- different types of materials to support learning
- books and magazines to foster reading skills and enjoyment

Library Collection

The Canadian International School of Beijing Library includes fiction, non-fiction, Mandarin, and reference materials, magazine subscriptions and both a Mandarin and an English newspaper. In addition, a collection of videos and compact discs are available for classroom use. Fiction and non-fiction materials are available for students and staff to borrow on a daily and/or weekly basis.

Additional Resources

Located within the Library are 14 Apple Computers for students to access for school information, to conduct research and to complete projects. The library also has links to the following websites:

- International Children's Digital Database -
- Statistics Canada -
- Elibrary -

Accessing the Library

CISB is happy to welcome parents of Pre-School and Elementary students to access our library on Friday afternoons from 2:45 to 3:45. The first and third Friday of each month will be reserved for our Preschool to Kindergarten parents/guardians. The second and fourth Friday of each month will be reserved for our grade 1 to grade 5 parents/guardians. Advanced registration at our front desk is requested as we will accept the first 20 parents registered each week. Please see the link below for details.

Searching the Library

You can access the library from home by using the Canadian International School of Beijing website or any other computer internet connection. If you are not using the school website, you can connect to the Library through our CISB LIBRARY CATALOG. The home page will give you the link Canadian International School of Beijing Library - CISB where you can begin your book search. In the search window, type a keyword, author's name or book title and select the ENTER key. If there is anything related to the information noted, it will appear on the next screen. The information will include the title, author, where to find it in the library and whether it is currently available in the library or has been borrowed.

If you have any concerns about the school library, please kindly contact our librarian at


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