Announcements

  • Elementary - Pastries with Parents will be on November 29th at 2:20 in the Media Center. Forms are due back no later than November 16th to participate! Forms can be found HERE

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Media Staff

Media Center Hours

  • 7:00 - 2:45: Check-in and check out books

    Open virtually all the time!

Circulation Procedures

    1. Students may check out books for up to two weeks.
      Grade K-2 one book
      Grade 3-4 two books
      Grade 5-7 three books
      Grade 8 four books
    2. A student may re-check a book one time.
    3. Designated sets of encyclopedias are available for checkout to students overnight or over a weekend.
    4. Reference books may not be checked out by students.
    5. Current issues of magazines may be used in the library but may not be checked out. Back issues of magazines may be checked out over night or over a weekend.
    6. No fines are charged for overdue books except in the case of a high demand book.
    7. Lost materials should be paid for by the student as soon as possible.
    8. Students may not check out any items if they have an overdue book or have unpaid library fines.

    The library media center sends out notices on a regular basis to students who have overdue books or fines.

Library Media Center

  • Mission Statement

    The mission of the Ft. McCoy School Media program is to ensure that the students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. This is accomplished by providing intellectual and physical access to materials in all formats; by providing instruction to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas; and by working with other educators to design learning strategies to meet the needs of individual students. 


    Our school district now subscribes to Gale Library Media Online Databases, the ultimate, easy to use, Internet based reference resource for students and teachers-available from school or home 24/7. Gale Virtual Reference Library meets a growing range of research and curricular demands. How will Gale help you and your students? Search or browse more than full-text magazines. You can print, save, or email for your own or student use. Look up articles from regional, U.S.., and international newspapers.

    Integrate technology and engaging digital content to support instruction in all subjects: Math, Science, Social Studies, Geography, Language Arts, etc.

     

    Gift Policy

    Gifts are always appreciated. They may be added to the Media Center collection, given to teachers, or donated to the public library.

     

     

    Sunshine State Young Readers' Award
    Each year Florida educators choose books for the Sunshine State list. This program is open to all students in grades 3-8. Students who read at least three (3) books from the list are qualified to vote for their favorite book. 

     

     


     

    HOW TO PUT BOOKS ON HOLD ON YOUR OWN!

    The document found HERE provides the instructions for putting books on hold from your Destiny account. 

Sunshine State Young Reader Awards

Book Fair

  • April 1st-5th, 2019

    Parent Night is April 5th during Spring Carnival

Middle School - Participate in the 20 Book Challenge!

  • Read 20 books from the assigned categories and record your responses to the assigned questions in Google Classroom.

    For more information on the categories and questions, see this form. 

    20 Book Challenge

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