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Contact: Mrs. Chelsea Bass  334-269-3625  Email
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Carver Elementary & Arts Magnet School

Chelsea Bass Mrs. Chelsea Bass, Library Media Specialist

 WELCOME TO CARVER ELEMENTARY MEDIA CENTER

Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.

-Mary Schmich

Student Checkout Policy:

K-1st grade: one book

2nd grade: two books

3rd grade: three books

4th grade: four/five books

5th grade: four/five books

Library Policies:

  • The library operates on a fixed/flex schedule. Classes are scheduled once a week to check out books. Teachers may send three or four students at a time or they may reserve an extra time period to bring their entire class for research activities or group lessons in the media center.
  • Students visiting the library must bring their library tickets in order to check out books (this shows their reading range/ZPD) to make sure they are checking books out on their correct level.
  • Students are allowed to check out books for one week and renew them as needed.
  • All books must be returned to the library in the same condition as when he/she checked it out; if a child has an overdue or lost book, he/she may not check out another book until the book has been returned or the fines have been collected.

Hours of operation:

8:40-3:00 Monday-Friday

Mission Statement:

  • to be an integral part of Carver Elementary school and its surrounding community
  • to provide collaboration with staff to create authentic learning for all students
  • to provide quality resources and instruction to students and staff
  • to encourage staff and students in becoming effective users of ideas and information
  • to promote life-long reading and learning both for pleasure and for information

Links:

Alabama Virtual Library: http://www.avl.lib.al.us/

Renaissance Home Connect https://hosted226.renlearn.com/?77862/HomeConnect/Login.aspx (track students progress with Accelerated Reader tests and MathFacts in a Flash)

Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Place Parent Resource: http://www.renlearn.com/lp/AROpenHouse/default.html

Montgomery City/County Public Library: http://www.mccpl.lib.al.us/

Homework help: http://aplsnew-web.apls.al.us/aplsnew/patrons/homework/index.html

AR Book Find: http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx

Atriuum OPAC access: https://library.mps.k12.al.us/ (Carver Elementary School)

APT Plus: http://aptplus.org/

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