Mrs. Hinton, School Librarian
Stacey Hinton

Phone: 925.284.1640 ext 126

Email: shinton@csdo.org

Degrees and Certifications:

Master of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University
Bachelor of Computer Science and Linguistics, UCLA
Member of American Library Association, California School Library Association, Catholic Library Association and Association of Children's Librarians of Northern California

Mrs. Stacey Hinton

Mrs. Hinton works part-time at St. Perpetua School as the librarian and technology instructor.  She lives in Walnut Creek with her husband, Don and adult boys, Colin and Kevin.  She is an avid reader and can often be spotted walking the east bay trails.
 
Prior to working at St. Perpetua School, Mrs. Hinton worked at the Walnut Creek Public Library and the University Research Library at UCLA.  She believes that her experience in public and academic libraries combined with ongoing professional development allow her to bring best practices across the field of library science to the students at St. Perpetua School.  She runs numerous programs throughout the school year to motivate all students to read.  Mrs. Hinton works closely with your teachers to support the curriculum.  Sample programs at our school library include:
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Monster Hunt
  • Book Clubs
  • Birthday Club
  • All Saints Week
  • Super Bowl Reading Challenge
  • California Young Reader Medal
  • Family Picture Book Month
  • Read Across America
  • Literacy Night
  • Diverse Abilities Awareness Week
  • Young Authors Program
  • Earth Week
  • Campfire Program 
  • Book Swap    
 
Mrs. Hinton also writes a blog to keep you up-to-date on new releases and children's books that she is reading.  You can read the blog, Lily's Corner, anytime to get suggestions for your next read at  http://lilycorner.wordpress.com/
 
In addition to running the school library, Mrs. Hinton loves technology and enjoys the challenge of teaching digital-born natives new ways to use computers.   
 
The best way to contact Mrs. Hinton is via email at shinton@csdo.org.  You can also call her at 925.284-1640 ext. 126.