Bear Creek Libraries

The Bear Creek School has four separate libraries. The Ida Lairson (K 4) Library has a collection focused for students in kindergarten – grade 4. The C.E. “Ted” Kindel (5 8) Library houses a collection geared toward Middle School students. The Andrea Lairson (9 12) Library in the Upper School is filled with resources for older students. The Valley Campus Library collection is geared toward Preschool students.

About the Libraries

Library Mission

The mission of The Bear Creek School Libraries is to ensure that students are effective users and producers of ideas and information. To fulfill this mission, we strive to:

  • Teach essential information and technology skills integrated with the curriculum
  • Guide and promote reading, books, and media
  • Manage and provide information and technology services, resources, and facilities.


The collection is built to support the resource needs of the classroom curriculum; together the libraries contain over 30,000 print and electronic titles.

Search the Bear Creek's Library Catalog to peruse to the entire collection and to access WebPath Express which gives you access to 90,000+ educational, trustworthy, and relevant websites picked by teachers and librarians.

What is in the Library?

Books—over 30,000 books are in our collection!

Online Resources—databases and periodical subscriptions provide access to thousands of audio files, full-text books, magazines, academic journals, and more! See tabs above.