Library Media Center

School Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Longo

Library Assistant
Mrs. Benashski

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



Check out the 2017 intermediate and teen nutmeg nominees on display in our LMC


Learn more about the authors of the 2017 intermediate nutmeg nominees and view some book trailers on the books

Getting Started with eBooks and downloadable audio books in Follett Shelf (Download the free Brytewave k-12 app, search for our school's name and type in your network username and password to get started.  See Mrs. Longo if you are having problems logging in.)

Accessing eBooks and downloadable audio books with the Brytewave K-12 Edition app


E-books are now available to students and staff.  Click on the above images to access them.  (Please see Mrs. Longo if you have any questions)




7th Grade Health- First Aid Project

7th Grade Social Studies Resources - India

7th Grade Social Studies Resources - Amazon Rainforest

8th Grade Language Arts Resources - Holocaust

South Windsor Public Schools    1737 Main Street    South Windsor, CT 06074    Phone: 860.291.1200   
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