Media Specialist: Ms. Smoot
Media Assistant: Ms. Herrán
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CHAPTER BOOKS: https://masl-bes.weebly.com/chapter-books-4-6.html
Our vision is to create a welcoming and positive environment where students are caring, always safe, and respectful while learning how to be responsible digital citizens in our global society.
Our mission is to engage students and staff in 21st century learning by creating effective and ethical users of information and technology. Through a love of reading, we will empower students to become critical thinkers, life-long learners, and productive members of our global society.
Kemp Mill Students Have the Right to…
A diverse, educational, and fun collection of library materials. Check out books and magazines, so long as they are respectful and responsible with them. A safe environment where they can express their own opinions and intellectual ideas. Ask questions, make requests, and receive help from the library. Be protected from harmful content by learning internet safety. Positive relationships with fellow students, staff, and members of our school community. Become a confident, independent, life-long reader.
Media Center Hours & Circulation Policies
On school days, the Media Center is open from 9:10 am to 4:10 pm.
Students may check out materials for up to two weeks and can renew it twice unless other patrons have requested it. If a book is lost or damaged beyond repair, it will need to be paid for so that it can be replaced and enjoyed by other students.
KMES Media Center Checkout Policy
- K = 1-2 book(s) OR magazines
- 1st = 2-5 books
- 2nd through 5th = Max 10 books (Families may request more if needed)
Intellectual Freedom Statement:
"ALA actively advocates in defense of the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment. A publicly supported library provides free and equal access to information for all people of that community. We enjoy this basic right in our democratic society. It is a core value of the library profession." - American Library Association
Page Updated by Becca Smoot [Last update: June. 23rd, 2023]