Media Center

  • Meet the Media Specialist

    Our media specialist is Sandra Walden

    Media Center Expectations

    Be ready to explore, learn, and grow as students are introduced to current 21st Century media standards to build a foundation of lifelong learning. Students will use inside voices, work responsibly, respect all media/technology materials, follow all media and technology expectations.

    Media Center Procedures

    Books are checked out for 1 week

    Return books on time.  Make sure you return your books in the same condition in which you checked them out.

    Students will be fined for LOST or DAMAGED books.

    CIRCULATION POLICY

    All materials MUST be checked out of the media center. All materials may be searched using Follett Destiny Quest.

    Students: Students may borrow all fiction and nonfiction books excluding Professional Collection materials and Periodicals. Reference and Periodicals are limited to in-school use only. Circulation period is for one week except for school projects. Renewals are permitted on materials that are not on reserve. Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students will learn and apply various valuable literacy and library skills during the first half of the school year as they will begin to apply the checkout process in the second half of the school year.  For students in 1st grade, 1 book is permitted to check out.  For students in grades 2-5, 2 books are permitted to check out. Students are expected to pay for damaged or lost books per Broward County Schools policy. We encourage all students to visit the Broward County Public Library for a FREE library card and supplemental resources.

    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

    assist with book fair

    type certificates

    assist with inventory

    If you are interested, please contact the Media Specialist.  Before volunteering, you must complete the on-line application at GET INVOLVED.  We look forward to hearing from you!

    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 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.