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KerryHarbin Phone Icon 770.651.4014 Email Icon Email
  Georgette Turner Phone Icon 770-651-4028 Email Icon Email

Library

 Welcome to the Media Center, Super Readers!

 

Hours

The media center is open each school day from 8:05 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Media Center Goals

The goals of the Holly Springs media program: 

  • To maintain a climate conducive to student self-exploration, experimentation and self-fulfillment;
  • To assist students in the development of the attitudes and skills which will enable them to become independent, life-long learners;
  • To assist in the development of the curriculum and instructional program of the school and to support the achievement of curricular objectives;
  • To provide students and teachers with access to the variety of  informational resources and materials necessary to achieve curricular objectives;
  • To provide access to materials that support a wide range of student needs, abilities and interests. 

Mission Statement

The Mission of Holly Springs Media Center is to support the county curriculum, to provide quality print and electronic resources, to assist students and staff in becoming effective users of information, and to promote lifelong learning.

Checkout Guidelines

Library books may be checked out by students for a period of one week in Kindergarten and 1st grade and two weeks in 2nd through 5th grades. Kindergarten and 1st Grade students check out one book at a time. Books may be renewed if necessary but must be brought to the Media Center for renewal. There is no fine for overdue books. Overdue notices will be sent out weekly.Students may come at any time during the day for individual check out. All students must have their Media Center folder when visiting the media center. The reference section is open to all students for research any time during the school day. Students working on the internet must have prior directives given by their teacher.

Lost or Damaged Books

Students are  responsible for books checked out in their name.  Fines for replacing or repairing a  book will be assigned to students who lose or damage their book(s). Prices will be determined from available current information. Fines for damaged books will be assessed in proportion to the damage.  The media specialist will determine the fee.  Students who continually ignore late notices will be asked to pay for the book.  Report cards will also be held at the end of the school year if books are not paid for.

Programs & Activities

  • Renaissance Place  (AR)
  • Story time for Kindergarten & 1st Grade
  • Information Literacy and Research Skill Lessons for 2nd-4th Grade
  • Computer Programming (Code.org) for 5th Grade
  •  Book Fairs
  •  Book-It (Pizza Hut)
  • Six Flags Read to Succeed
  • Schoolwide Super Reader's Recognition Each Nine Weeks
  • Picture Book & Chapter Book Reading Bowl
  • Spooky Library Week
  • Schoolwide Winter Reading Activity
  • 4th & 5th Grade Spelling Bee
  • News Broadcast Team for 5th Grade (try-outs in Spring for 4th Graders)
  • Summer Literacy Challenge Sponsor
  • Book Character Pumpkins
  • Read Across America Day
  • Box Tops and Labels for Education

Requested Items for the Media Center

Tissue

Paper towels

Clorox wipes

New or gently used books (hardcover preferably)