Media Center

  • Media Center Procedures

    • Remember your library card! It's your passport to borrow library books.
    • Take good care of our books.
    • Return books on time. Books may be checked out for one week and may be renewed two times.
    • 2 books may be checked out at a time. 1st Semester Kindergartners will be allowed 1 book.
    • Use whisper voices.

    Online Resources

    Numerous resources are available to our students online!  Students will receive the 2013-2014 Online Resources "take home brochure" at during the week of August 26, 2013. Please save the Brochure for reference, or you may request a brochure. We encourage our students and parents to access these valuable resources from home!

    Volunteer in the Media Center!

    If you love to read and help children then volunteering in the Media Center is a wonderful opportunity. If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Salomatoff, our Media Specialist. We are looking for dedicated individuals to help with the following areas. Please note that before volunteering, you must complete the online application at BCPS Get Involved website. We look forward to hearing from you!

    • shelve books
    • prepare materials
    • assist with book fair
    • type certificates
    • assist with inventory

    Book Donation Policy

    We sincerely welcome gifts and donations in the form of materials or monetary funds. All donations are reviewed according to the collection and development policy and must meet the same criteria as all other items. Books not accepted for the collection will be disposed of in a manner determined by the library. The use and disposal will be at the discretion of the LMS in the interest in maintaining an appropriate and balanced collection. The donation must meet the following criteria before it may be added to our collection:

    • The offered items are within the scope of the library’s collection and their use falls within the stated library mission.
    • The library has enough time and resources to process and maintain the offered items.
    • The item does not unnecessarily duplicate materials already held.
    • The item’s condition is acceptable.
    • The library has space to store the donated items.
    • The item is supportive of the school's curriculum or interests of faculty and students and is on an appropriate elementary school academic level.