Media Center

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    The Media Center is a learning hub that encourages meaningful exploration, creation, and collaboration between students, teachers, and the community. Student engagement, personalized and collaborative learning opportunities, and expanded access to a variety of resources will increase student learning. We aim to empower and guide students to learn in a creative and productive environment. Integrating technology with the curriculum creates a positive experience for each student.

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    Our Media Center has a searchable library collection that can be accessed through Destiny Discover.  Students and parents can search by title, author, or topic for materials in the media center, classroom libraries, or books on classroom reading lists. To help students locate both print and eBooks, access Follett Destiny Library.  Your student's Single Sign On can access this information from school or home.  

    School Library Media Program:

    • Provides resources that meet a broad range of individual learning styles, abilities, interests, and curriculum needs, including multicultural education.
    • Stimulates and promotes information literacy through quality instruction, empowering students to become effective readers, information users, critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, and lifelong learners.
    • Strengthens effective teaching and learning through collaboration.
    • Stimulates and promotes literacy in reading, listening, viewing and communicating for both pleasure and information.
    • Utilizes technology to address expanding information needs.  

Media Staff

  • Aimee Sangster

    Hours of Operation
    Monday - Friday 
    10:00 a.m. - 3:30: p.m.

Media Center Rules

    • Take good care of our books.
    • Return books on time. 
    • Books may be checked out for one week and may be renewed two times.
    • Two books may be checked out at a time.
    • Lost or damaged books must be paid for through the eStore.

NRM Collection Development Plan

  • New Renaissance Middle School's Collection Development Plan is underway. Upon completion and approval by the administration, it will be promptly shared here.

Online Library Resources

  • The District provides online resources to ensure equitable access to information that will improve student performance and achievement. Follet Destiny and other digital age-appropriate materials that support educational and social-emotional needs.  

  • Volunteers

    If you love to read and help children, then volunteering in the Media Center is a wonderful opportunity. We are looking for dedicated individuals to help with the following areas.

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

    If you are interested, please contact the Media Specialist.  Before volunteering, you must complete the online application. We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Procedures

    • Take good care of our books.
    • Return books on time.  Books may be checked out for one week and may be renewed two times.
    • Two books may be checked out at a time for 2nd to 5th grade.  K and 1st may check out one book at a time.  
    • Use whisper voices.
  • Donations

    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 of maintaining an appropriate and balanced collection.
    The donation should meet the following criteria before adding to the 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.


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