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Daniel Street Elementary School Library

Mrs. Marisa Knoth Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Marisa Knoth


About Me

As a proud member of the Daniel Street learning community, I am excited to work with all of the wonderful students here in the Library Media Center. My goal is to create a positive, fun and inclusive learning environment wherein students can thrive. My library program fosters a love of literacy and uses student interest-based learning activities that cultivate creative and curious minds.

Prior to joining the Lindenhurst School District, I was a children’s librarian at a Suffolk County public library. I have always had a love of reading and some of my favorite books include “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White, “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss and “When You Trap a Tiger” by Tae Keller.


Our Library Program

The Daniel Street Library is a warm and welcoming place for students, teachers and parents. It is the goal of the library program to develop and encourage a love of reading for all students and assist them in becoming critical thinkers who are effective and responsible users of information. During Library, students will:

  • Listen to engaging and fun read-alouds.
  • Use library resources – books, websites, databases and ebooks.
  • Work with Google applications and other online technology tools.
  • Develop research skills that promote critical thinking.
  • Engage in lessons that teach internet safety as well as media literacy and digital citizenship.
  • Collaborate, create and construct as they participate in STEAM and coding activities.
  • Borrow library books, of course!

Open Library Hours
In addition to our weekly scheduled library classes, the library is open before school on Tuesdays for grades 2 and 3 and Fridays for grades 4 and 5 from 8:55-9:10 a.m. for book selection and checkout.