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 Mission of the School Library Media Program:

The mission of the school library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. The school library media specialist (SLMS) empowers students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information by:

  • collaborating with educators and students to design and teach engaging learning experiences that meet individual needs.  
  • instructing students and assisting educators in using, evaluating, and producing information and ideas through active use of a broad range of appropriate tools, resources, and information technologies
  • providing access to materials in all formats, including up-to-date, high quality, varied literature to develop and strengthen a love of reading
  • providing students and staff with instruction and resources that reflect current information needs and anticipate changes in technology and education
  • providing leadership in the total education program and advocating for strong school library media programs as essential to meeting local, state and national educational goals

  --Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs (2009), p.8
Hours of operation are: Mon.-Thurs: 7 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Fri.: 7 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Over 23,000 Books
  • Over 360 DVDs
  • Over 350 electronic reference books
  • Over 175 Audiobooks
  • Subscription databases including iConn, NewsBank, Follett Shelf eBooks (new), Opposing Viewpoints, CultureGrams, Britannica, Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • 23 Computers with Internet Access
email Mrs. Hilton
email Mr. Woodworth

Jean Luddy
Library Media Specialist

Joyce Hilton
Library Paraprofessional

Becca Lazinsk
Media Center Technician

Jim Woodworth
Media Center Technician

Use the buttons on this ThingLink image to go to our automated catalog and our Online Research Page.


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