Welcome to the 

Baker Middle School Media Center

Staff

Heidi Walker - Media Specialist Heidi_H_Walker@mcpsmd.org

Wanda Pagan - Media Assistant Wanda_Pagan@mcpsmd.org

Our Media Center

Join us in the Media Center!  We have tons of books, ebooks, audiobooks and resources to share with you.  We also host book clubs, lunchtime activities and games, and special programs.  Don't forget about Book Wars and the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award program!  

Online Resources

NOTE: Students MUST be logged into CHROME in order to access these resources

Check these out! 

Many new titles have just arrived!!   Visit the Media Center library catalog and check them out! 

Book Wars - A Book Trivia Contest for MCPS Middle Schools

Join the Baker Book Wars Club!  We are the 2021 GRAND CHAMPIONS for MCPS and welcome all students interested in reading!  Our 2022 Book List is filled with lots of fun and exciting titles.  Look for more information about our lunchtime club in September!

Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Program

Join more than 80,000 Maryland students as they read and vote for their favorite nominated book.  Here is the complete list of nominees

Students must read a minimum of 3 Black Eyed Susan books in one of the four categories (middle reads, quick reads, challenge reads, or graphic novels) to earn a certificate and to vote for their favorite. Students who meet the requirements will be invited to a voting celebration in April.

Common Sense Media - Check This Out!

Common Sense Media empowers parents, teachers, and students by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology. Common Sense Media helps families make smart media choices. We offer the largest, most trusted library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. Our Parent Concerns and Parent Blog help families understand and navigate the problems and possibilities of raising children in the digital age.

Have a question? Not sure where to begin? Ask a librarian! We are ready to help! 

In School Hours

Before School

We are open Monday-Friday from 7:50-8:10 AM.

Any student visiting the media center after 8:10 AM must have a pass from their first block teacher.

During School

Students may come to the media center with a pass from a teacher.

Lunch

On most days students may eat lunch in the media center. Get a pass from the media center and come to the media center for the lunch period. Some days passes are not available to students because of media center or school activities.

After School

The media center will not be open after school during the 2021-2022 school year. Please feel free to visit us before school (see above).

Vision  

The Montgomery County Public School Library Media Programs provide innovative, learner-centered services to nurture and challenge the academic and personal information needs of students and staff.