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Overview of the Curriculum

The fifth grade media center adheres to the current Arkansas Library Media Frameworks for K-12 libraries. The library media center strives to educate, equip, and empower our students for lifelong success. An environment of respect and rapport is created with clear and consistent library procedures and behavior expectations. Information literacy, social responsibility, and personal growth are keys to lifelong learning and are taught in the media center. Information literacy is identifying, accessing, organizing, and evaluating information for research and project based learning. Social responsibility includes ethics, communication, and collaboration on tasks. Personal growth refers to reading, connecting, responding, and reflecting on materials read. Our students are provided with a variety of current digital and print resources. We encourage lifelong reading for enjoyment.

Fun activities or events that take place during the year are:

  • Students create multimedia projects in the library media center
  • We host a fall and spring book fair

Frequently asked questions

How many books are allowed for check out at one time?
Two books are allowed for check out. Students may place books on reserve or hold.
Students may check out as many eBooks as they want to.

My books are overdue. What do I do?
Look for the books. Return them when you find them.
There is a replacement cost for the book if it isn’t returned.

My book is damaged, am I responsible for it?
Yes. There is a replacement cost for the book.

We have a wide variety of print and digital books to meet the needs of any reader!