Judith A. Resnik Media Center

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the media center hours?

We are open every day from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

How do I access the patron's catalog?

Destiny Library Catalog  

How many books can students check out? 

Kindergarten/1st Grade - 1 book
2nd Grade - 2 books
3rd Grade - 2 books/1 book and 1 magazine
4th/5th Grade - 3 books/ 2 books and 1 magazine

What day does my child's class visit the library media center? 

Media Center Class Schedule

How can my child access MCPS Online Services from home? 
Homework Resources 

Where can I find information about the Montgomery County Public Library?
Montgomery County Public Library

What is the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Program?

Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Information  
Black-Eyed Susan Book Nominee List   

Where can I find information about the Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award?   

MD Blue Crab Young Reader Award

How long can items be checked out from the media center?  

Books can be checked out for 2 weeks.
Magazines can be checked out for 1 week.  

Can books be checked out if there is an overdue?

If a student has an overdue book, they cannot check out until they return or pay for the book or magazine. 

Can books be checked out everyday?

Yes, as long as the student returns a book. 

What if library materials become lost or damaged?  

If a library book is damaged, please send it back to the media center so we can try to repair it.
If it cannot be repaired, the student must pay to have the book replaced.
If a library book is lost, the student must pay for it. 

Does the media center need volunteers?

Parent volunteers are always welcome.
Please come in or call to see how you can help.
Student volunteers are also welcome to earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours.