Hours: 8:00 - 3:30
Media Specialist: Lesla Tilley
Media Assistant: Rebecca Byrd
Check Out Policy
Our library is open everyday for all students and teachers. Students may check out two books per visit. Free choice is critical in developing a love of books and reading! Students are allowed to choose their own books, but we do encourage choosing books that are just right for their reading level.
The Caldecott Medal is an annual award named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is given to the artist of the book voted most distinguished picture book for children published in the United States.
The Sequoyah Award is a students choice award. During the school year, student from grades three through junior high are encouraged to read titles from the "master list" . Students must read or listen to three or more books in order to vote. After the ballots are counted, the winning book is announced.
The Newbery Award was the first children's book award. Awarded annually by the American Library Association, it is given for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year. It is named for the 18th-century English bookseller John Newbery.
1. Read everyday.
2. Visit the library as often as possible.
3. Choose books you love to read.
4. Talk to your friends about your favorite books or authors and recommend something they might like.
5. If you need help finding a book always ask!
Library Media Instruction
The main goals of instruction in lower elementary are:
- Instill the love of reading
- Become familiar with stories, authors and different types of media
- Learn about the parts of a book, main characters, and basic book care
- Introduction to Digital Citizenship
The main goals of instruction in upper elementary are:
- Locate sections of library (e.g. reference, nonfiction, easy reader fiction, ...) and the Dewey Decimal System
- Explore different genres such as fiction, non-fiction, poetry, traditional literature etc.
- Locate & access information utilizing computer & other various resources
- Utilize research tools
- Learn how to become a good Digital Citizen