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Libraries

The school library program is the heart of the SAS community, leading with innovation and creativity.

The SAS library program not only ensures students to engage in celebrating reading but to develop their research skills, their ethical use of information and their ability to collaborate necessary to achieve academic success and solidify a foundation of lifelong learning.

Library Facilities

With each campus housing an elementary and middle/high school library, SAS libraries are well-resourced facilities that strive to meet the curricular and personal interest of students as well as the literacy needs of parents. With over 130,000 of print volumes and an ever expanding number of non-print material, SAS boasts the largest English library in China. To view hours of operation, web-sourced information resources and contact information, click the appropriate library location below and/or visit Shanghai American School's LibGuides website.

Pudong Elementary


Pudong Elementary Library is a welcoming large library offering:
  • over 30,000 items of books, magazines, Ebooks, DVDs and professional materials
  • a Visiting Authors program, Fall Book Fair, and Books to Eat Competition to name a few of the fun and exciting annual events and
  • a collaborative teaching-curriculum program for all ES grades.
In addition,
  • an interlibrary loan for books from the other campus
  • Destiny catalogue system for 24/7 online database/book renewals.

Hours of Operation:
8:00a.m.- 3:00p.m. Monday –Friday
24/7 for online databases, book renewals, learning websites
Contact our Experienced Librarian: kimbra.power@saschina.org

Pudong Middle School


The Pudong middle school students use the secondary school library, where students, faculty and SAS Community gain access to a variety of resources. The design allows groups of all types to gather, collaborate and access current information by offering:
  • An outstanding print and ever growing non print collection,
  • various meeting rooms and open areas,
  • Green Screen Room as well as Sound Rooms and
  • a newly renovated Apple Service Center and Technology Learning Center for all your Apple laptop needs.
In addition,
  • an interlibrary loan for books from the other campus
  • “Overdrive” system for digital books/personal devices- parent workshop provided
  • Destiny catalogue system for 24/7 online database/book renewals.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
24/7 for online databases, book renewals, learning websites
Contact: Barbara.Boyer@saschina.org

Pudong High School


The Pudong high school students use the secondary school library, where students, faculty and SAS Community gain access to a variety of resources. The design allows groups of all types to gather, collaborate and access current information by offering:
  • An outstanding print and ever growing non print collection,
  • various meeting rooms and open areas,
  • Green Screen Room as well as Sound Rooms and
  • a newly renovated Apple Service Center and Technology Learning Center for all your Apple laptop needs.
In addition,
  • an interlibrary loan for books from the other campus
  • “Overdrive” system for digital books/personal devices- parent workshop provided
  • Destiny catalogue system for 24/7 online database/book renewals.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
24/7 for online databases, book renewals, learning websites
Contact: Timothy.Boyer@saschina.org

Puxi Elementary


Puxi Elementary Library is a welcoming large library offering:
  • over 40,000 items of books, magazines, Ebooks, DVDs and professional materials
  • a Visiting Authors program, Fall Book Fair, and Literacy Carnival to name a few of the fun and exciting annual events and
  • a collaborative teaching-curriculum program for all ES grades.
In addition,
  • an interlibrary loan for books from the other campus
  • “Overdrive” system for digital books/personal devices- parent workshop provided
  • Destiny catalogue system for 24/7 online database/book renewals.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday from 7:45 to 4:00 and on Friday from 7:45-3:30
24/7  for online databases, book renewals, learning websites
Contact our Experienced Librarian: Beth.Rohrbeck@saschina.org

Puxi Middle School


SAS Puxi Middle School Library hosts middle school students, faculty and SAS Community. The design allows groups of all types to gather, collaborate and access current information by offering:
  • an outstanding print and ever growing non print collection,
  • various meeting rooms and open areas,
  • destiny catalogue system for 24/7 online database/book renewal

Hours of Operation:
Monday –Thursday 7:45a.m.-5:45p.m.
Friday 7:45a.m. – 3:15p.m.
24/7 for online databases/book renewals
Contact: Kathy.Lynch@saschina.org

Puxi High School


SAS Puxi High School Library hosts high school students, faculty and SAS Community. The design allows groups of all types to gather, collaborate and access current information by offering:
  • an outstanding print and ever growing non print collection,
  • various meeting rooms and open areas,
  • destiny catalogue system for 24/7 online database/book renewal

Hours of Operation:
Monday –Thursday 7:45a.m.-5:45p.m.
Friday 7:45a.m. – 3:15p.m.
24/7 for online databases/book renewals
Contact: Marie.Slaby@saschina.org

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