Welcome to our 
Kemp Mill Virtual Media Center!

 Email Us 24/7

Media Specialist: Ms. Rebecca G Smoot

Rebecca_G_Horgan@mcpsmd.org   

Media Assistant: Ms. Patricia S Herran

Sonia_P_Herran@mcpsmd.org

Destiny Discover
MyMCPS Classroom

Zoom Link

MCPS Resources

Kemp Mill Resources

Century 21 Photo of KMES

Our Media Center Catalogue and Collections are housed on Destiny Discover

Distance Learning

Ms. Smoot is coninually posting announcements, lessons, and digital resources for learning on MyMCPS. 

Kemp Mill ES Tile on MyMCPS 

Please email to set up a zoom appointment. This will also be the location for Media.

Zoom Link

To access the  list of Passwords, log into your MCPS .net Account

bit.ly/mcps resources

To access the list of Passwords, log into your MCPS .net Account

bit.ly/KMESRL

 

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Our Vision

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

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. 

Right to Read

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.

 

 

INFORMATION FOR WHEN WE RETURN TO OUR BUILDING:

Media Center Hours & Circulation Policies

On school days, the Media Center is open from 8:45 am to 4:15 pm.
NOTE: Tuesday 8:45-9:35 AM Closed due to Class Coverage.
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 OR magazines 

1st through 5th = Max 10 (You 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