Learning Commons

A Learning Commons provides a learning environment with up-to-date resources and technical support to encourage learners to their full potential.  


Follett Shelf

Follett Shelf is an electronic library. All students at Mitford School have access using their student username and password. For more information please contact the Learning Commons.

Follett Shelf

Links from our Learning Commons Facilitator

About Learning Commons

Our library has transitioned into a Learning Commons.  You may wonder what a Learning Commons is, and where did the library go? The traditional library has transformed into a vibrant, versatile learning space, where learning crackles in the air. 


  • Monday to Friday - 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


  • Mitford School's Learning Commons is currently manned by our Learning Commons Facilitator, Ms. Kaitlyn Frey.
  • Ms. Frey is available any time during operational hours to discuss any concerns or issue that may arise in the Learning Commons or can be reached by email

Math Focus Grade 5    $46.95
Math Focus Grade 6    $42.00
Math Focus Grade 7 $65.00
Math Focus Grade 8   $65.00
Sightlines 7 $60.00
Sightlines 8 $60.00
Voices of Canada Grade 5                            $70.45
Taking Part in Our Democracy Grade 6        $65.00
Our Canada Grade 7                                    $58.95
Worldview: Contact and Change Grade 8     $55.00
Science Focus Grade 7   $76.20
Science Focus Grade 8  $76.20


  • All students are allowed up to a limit of 3 check outs at any given time, this does not include the textbooks signed out for the school year.
  • Standard loan period is 2 weeks.

Damaged Lost items from Learning Commons

Any lost or damaged item from the Learning Commons may be paid for in one of three options:

  1. Pay for item.
  2. Purchase a copy of item and donate to the Learning Commons.
  3. Donate a item of equal value preferable in same subject or genre to the Learning Commons collection.


  • Textbooks will be assigned to students at the beginning of September for the duration of the school year
  • Should a textbook be lost or damaged the student will be have to pay the replacement cost of the item before receiving another textbook


Volunteers are welcome in the Learning Commons.

Purchase Recommendations for Learning Commons Collection Parent and Students are encouraged to submit titles for purchase to enhance the Learning Common’s collection.  Please contact Ms. Frey at email.


Donations will be accepted for the Learning Common’s Collection under the following guidelines:

  1. Item is appropriate fiction reading for middle school age level or junior high curriculum
  2. Age of item does not exceed 5 years
  3. Item is in good condition
  4. If donated item does not support the collection it will be sent to another Learning Commons that can use it.

Land Acknowledgment

Rocky View Schools would like to acknowledge the land and recognize all the Indigenous Peoples whose footprints have marked these lands from time immemorial. Together, we can learn and honour the Ways of Knowing of Indigenous Peoples for all future generations.