The mission of the elementary school library media center is to provide students with the skills to become competent seekers of information and develop a love of reading. In addition, the library's collection is intended to both support the district curriculum and offer students recreational reading materials.
Book Check Out
Students may check out the following number of books each week:
EC-1 = 1 book
Grades 2-3 = 2 books
Grades 4-5 = 3 books
All books are due the following library class. At this time, students may choose to renew the book(s) for an additional week or choose a new book(s). Students will not be permitted to check out new books until prior books have been returned.
The library does not charge fines for overdue books. However, we will request reimbursement for lost or damaged materials to cover the cost of replacement. Please return books in a timely manner to be sure they are available for all students.
The Caldecott Medal - Awarded annually by the ALSC to the artist of the most distinguished picture book for children.
The Newbery Medal -Awarded annually by the ALSC to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for children.
The Coretta Scott King Book Award - The award is given to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution..
The Children's Literature Web Guide - On-line stories, kids' writing, and information about books, authors, book awards, and storytelling.
Read Kiddo Read - Book recommendations by age level from author James Patterson. Dedicated to making kids readers for life.
What's New in Children's Books - Educator Peggy Sharp's list of favorite new books for children.
WWWonderful World of Children's Literature - Former 5th Grade teacher and author of How to Get Your Child to Love Reading , Esme Raji Codell, reviews and recommends books for children.