Bannockburn Media Center

Be sure to visit the Bannockburn Virtual Library Media Center soon!

Please notify Mrs. Norris @lisa_b_norris@mcpsmdmd.org if you do not see the VLMC tile on your myMCPS/Canvas dashboard.

DISTANCE LEARNING TECH TIPS For PARENTS

Virtual Library Media Center (Students will need to log into mcpsmd.net to access this myMCPS classroom course.)

The media center is still open! Students are encouraged to visit the Bannockburn Virtual Library Media Center to access a variety of online learning resources.

Destiny Discover 

Need to find a book while you are learning from home? Click here to log into DestinyDiscover, our library catalog. Students and staff have 24/7 access to a catalog of Bannockburn's digital library materials. Once students are logged in, they can check out MCPS& MCPL ebooks and audiobooks; easily access a variety of Learning Links; find a long list of of the subscription online resources (i.e, PebbleGo, myON, Tumblebooks, etc.)with home use log ins and passwords to all; view collections of multimedia materials to support current events or topics of interest; read and create student book reviews; and view their library accounts to see what they have checked out.

Montgomery County Public Library Information

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is in the process of handing out prizes from our summer read and learn program this summer! Students will need to visit this website and click on "Pick up your prize" or "schedule an appointment" to collect their prize and one of our branches. Here's a link to their summer read and learn page.

 Here is a flyer of MCPL resources designed for students heading back to school, including ways to checkout ebooks and audiobooks.

Here is a flyer MCPL’s Holds to Go program. This program allows customers to place holds on physical materials and make appointments to pick them up in a safe, socially distanced environment once they've received notification that their holds are ready.

Families who do not already have a working public library card may apply for a digital library card here. Right now customers may use the Holds to Go system to pick up physical materials with digital library cards as well. 

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Books to Explore Culture, Race, and Social Justice

Explore Culture, Race, Social Justice


A Collection of Resources to Access Reading Materials From Home

Access ebooks, audio books, and read alongs.

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Black Eyed Susan

What is the Black Eyed Susan Book Award Program?

The Winners for 2019-2020

2020-2021 Nominees (Next school Year)

Picture Books (K-5)    Chapter Books(4-6)         

Graphic Novels (4-6)

 

Empowering the Next Generation of Digital Citizens

A resource to help parents and teachers help kids access technology and media safely. 

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Media Website Before School Closure- See info below!

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Vision |Media StaffMedia Hours | Media Policies | Learning Links & Online Resources

Bannockburn Media Center

Our Vision

Bannockburn Elementary School students are inquisitive explorers who inspire and shape our world.

Media Staff

 

When We Return to the Building Media Hours

    • We are open Monday- Friday 9:10 AM - 3:30 PM.
    • During our open hours, students may exchange books anytime during the instructional day with teacher permission.
    • Contact Lisa Norris if you would like to help in the media center.  We appreciate any time you have to give.

When we Return to the Building: Circulation Policy 

Students are encouraged to try a variety of genres of literature including: non fiction, poetry, biographies, mysteries, etc.

Grade # of Books Loan Period
K-1

1 book at beginning of year    2 books after demonstration of responsiblity

2 weeks
2-3

1 Fiction/1 Nonfiction             (One must be "just right" and the other is free choice)

2 weeks
4-5  3 books of different genres          (One must be just right)           2 weeks
  • All materials must be checked out at the circulation desk.
  • Students who have overdue materials may be limited in the number of books he/she can check out until the books are returned or paid.
  • All materials can be renewed except Black Eyed Susan Nominees, as these are very popular and students try to read the required # by April to vote for a favorite.

Overdue and Lost Materials Policy

Library materials are shared by all students. Therefore, students are expected to return books by the due date stamped on the back of the library book. Students are expected to find a safe place to keep borrowed books at home. Students will be responsible for replacing or paying for lost books or books damaged beyond repair.  There are no overdue fines; however students may be limited until all overdue items have been returned. Overdue notices will be sent regularly or you can have your child log in (ID#, password) to his/her library account from home to see what he/she has checked out.  Please help your child find a consistent and safe place to keep his/her library books at home to prevent damage and loss.

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Montgomery County Public Libraries- Check out their suggested reading lists.

 Online Resources

MCPS has a number of online resources for students and their families to use. From online encyclopedias to child friendly databases, these resources are a welcome help to many inquiry projects. Please email Mrs. Norris in the media center for logins and passwords for home access.