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MEDIA CENTER

Our mission is to offer opportunities to

work individually and collaboratively,

learn from peers and experts,

discover and explore resources and ideas,

and create and experiment.

VISION

Ensure equitable services, resources, and spaces for all WES students to succeed on and off campus.  

Provide uninterrupted access to library services by securing equitable staffing.

Connect students with resources and provide instruction to raise academic achievement.

Integrate information and digital literacy skills into instruction across grade levels.

Partner with teachers to develop curriculum, create resources, and deliver instruction.

Promote a love of reading and learning through print and digital collection development and programming.

Encourage curiosity, exploration, and creation through Makerspaces and other resources.

Foster community by providing safe spaces that promote understanding, communication, and collaboration

Policies and Procedures

 

Hours of Operation: 7:15 AM – 2:00 PM (Staff may come after hours.)

Check-out:

Check-out is available to students and parents from 7:15 AM – 2:15 PM.

PreK and kindergarten students may check out 1 book for a period of 1 week.

1st- 5th grade students and parents may check out 2 books at a time for pleasure reading. Additional check-outs may be permitted to support classroom assignments. Books are due in 2 weeks, but can be renewed if additional time is needed.

·         TOME Society students may check out 1 TOME Book  in addition to the above.

·         All students may exchange books as often as is feasible for classroom teachers.

 

Space:

Story Room – This space contains ALL fiction titles.  Story Time and most lessons will be taught in this room.

FIC – Chapter books (organized by genre)

Everybody – short stories and picture books ranging from 1st to 6th grade reading levels

EC - Early Chapter books written below a 3rd grade level.

FUN – Beginner Reader books both fiction and non-fiction.

 

Research Room – This space contains non-fiction books, reference materials and a chromebook cart.  Research projects will be conducted in this room.

Books are organized by category WITHOUT Dewey Decimal numbers.

 

Maker Space - This space is designed for teachers and students to create projects.  It is stocked with die cuts, staplers, tape, crayons, markers, scissors, colored paper, construction paper and other project supplies.

 

Small Group spaces - We have several small group areas that may be reserved as needed.

 

Individual space - Students may use individual work spaces as needed based on teacher discretion.

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