Media Center

Children sitting in a media center reading books

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.

Book 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.

HMHS Media Center Information

  • Media Center Hours

    Monday through Thursday - 7:05 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

    Friday - 7:05 A.M. - 2:35 P.M.

    The Extended Media Center hours were made possible through the 21st CCLC/YMCA Afterschool Program

    Media Specialist: Margaret M. Kolodziej

    Media Center Electronic Resources

    DESTINY: Library Book, ebook and Equipment Circulation System

    School/Home Access URL https://browardschools.follettdestiny.com/                   

    WORLD BOOK Online Encyclopedia   URL: http://www.worldbookonline.com

    SIRS   School Access URL   http://sks.sirs.com

               Home Access URL   http://proquestk12.com

    BEEP: School/Home Access URL   http://beep.browardschools.com

    Atomic Learning: Online video tutorials for using technology tools

    School Access URL: http://beep.browardschools.com

    School/Home Access URL: http://beep.browardschools.com

    NetTrekker:  http://beep.browardschools.com

    Etutor.com

    AskaLibrarian.org

    For Passwords contact your media specialist

    Media Center Programs and Services

    Library Orientation to Print and Electronic Resources

    Accelerated Reader Program

    Hallandale Reads Program

    Florida Teens Read    

    Afterschool Tutorial in Reading, Math and Science

    Afterschool Homework Assistance

    Videoconferencing Services

    Computer Technology Support and Tutorial

    Student Photo ID

Media Specialist

  • Margaret Kolodziej

    HMHS Media Specialist