Meet The Librarian
Ricardo Prieto 
 Librarian  Welcome To Gardendale Library.
Located in the West Hallway of Gardendale's campus, the Mustang Library is home to approximately 15,000 books with reading levels ranging from Kinder through 7th grade. A vast majority of our collection is coded with colors that assist young readers while finding
 
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books in their zone of proximal development, ensuring that our students are reaching their highest potential while transitioning from early emergent to fluent readers. Additionally, work stations with access to our online catalog, Edgewood owned e-books, and accelerated reader program provides students with the opportunity to engage in exciting reading related activities while utilizing technology. 
 
The Gardendale Library aims to be a center that fosters reading for ALL students, to build independent readers, and to build life long readers.