Welcome to the Library Media Center


    Library Media Staff: Mrs. Pfriender, Library Media Specialist

                                       Mrs. Taylor, Library Media Clerk


    Media Center Hours

    8:45- 3:45 for check in/check out, A.R. testing, and conducting research


    Circulation Policy

    1. Each student may check out two books at a time for up to two weeks (students with V.I.P. status – see below – may check out four books at a time)
    2. A student may renew a book one time.
    3. Lost books/materials will be paid by the student as soon as possible.  Library debt on a student’s account will keep student from attending field trips and other special events at the BMS. 
    4. Students with outstanding debts will have the option to borrow books from our “Second Chance Shelf” until their debts are cleared.






    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Lori Pfriender at lori.pfriender@marion.k12.fl.us.





    Accelerated Reader 

    Our school places a strong emphasis on daily reading by our students.  Accelerated Reader is a program designed to encourage and promote successful reading and comprehension.  It provides teachers and students with a fun and exciting way to track and measure their reading progress and set future goals for improvement.  A.R. emphasizes careful reading of books, and is one indicator of a student's ability to comprehend reading material.  Students earn points for successfully answering questions regarding the book read which then go towards meeting the goal set by their language arts teacher.  Our school provides incentives for students who successfully meet their goal.  Our V.I.P program, mentioned below, offers rewards and special privileges for our students that choose to go above and beyond the classroom expectations.     


    Quarterly A.R. Goals:

    6th grade: 10 points
    6th grade Cambridge: 20 points
    7th grade: 15 points
    7th grade Cambridge: 25 points
    8th grade: 20 points
    8th grade Cambridge: 30 points

    Accelerated Reader Awards/VIP Program

    These points are cumulative throughout the year, and students must have an 85% accuracy or higher to be a V.I.P.

    50-point Club

    * Must have 85% average or higher on AR tests

    *Shout out on morning show

    *Panther Paw name on board

    *Permission to check out FOUR books at a time (must show button)

    *BLUE V.I.P button-

    This button allows you to come to the library before school between 8:45am & 9:10am (must show button)


    100-point club

    * Must have 85% average or higher on AR tests

    * Shout out on morning show

    * Panther Paw name on board

    *Permission to check out FOUR books at a time (must show button)

    *Invitation to quarterly AR Reward Party each period with teacher permission

    *SILVER V.I.P button-

    This button allows you to come to the library before school between 8:45am & 9:10am.  It also allows you to come to the library after completing work, with teacher permission, for the purposes of reading or research. (must show button)


    200-point club

    * Must have 85% average or higher on AR tests

    * Shout out on morning show and name on board

    * All the benefits provided with the 50- and 100-point club status

    *3D Bookmark

    *Engraved medallion presented at the end-of-the-year ceremony

    *GOLD V.I.P button-

    This button (must show button) allows you to come to the library, with teacher permission, for the purposes of reading or research and to utilize programs on the computers such as “Cool Math.”


    300-point club

    * Must have 85% average or higher on AR tests

    * Shout out on morning show and name on board

    * All the benefits provided with the 200-point club status

    *Engraved trophy at the end-of-the-year awards ceremony

    *ORANGE V.I.P button-

    This button (must show button) gives you permission to eat in the library during lunch.


    400-point club

    * Must have 85% average or higher on AR tests

    * Shout out on morning show and name on board

    *Journal awarded on the morning show

    *GREEN V.I.P button

    *All the benefits provided with the 300-point club status (must show button)


    500-point Club

    *All the benefits provided with the 400-point club status

    Any 8th grader earning 500 points or more with an 85% average or higher, will be awarded a wall brick in the media center to paint and leave a LITERACY LEGACY!


    Top Earner Awards

    The top THREE point-earners will receive recognition awards at the end-of-the-year ceremony.

    Sunshine State Young Readers Award 

    The Sunshine State Young Readers Award (SSYRA) Program is a statewide reading motivational program for students in grades 3 through 8, sponsored by the Florida Department of Education and Florida Association for Media in Education.  The purpose of the SSYRA program is to encourage students to read independently for pleasure and to read books at their reading level in order to promote improved fluency and comprehension.  These books are selected by librarians across the state and are chosen from a variety of genres that offer cross-curricular connections as well as a wide appeal.  Students who read the Sunshine State books will have their name added to a chart in the library indicating the book read. Prizes will be awarded to the top students who read them all.  The Sunshine State Young Readers Award Books for the 2024 - 2025 school year for middle school are listed below.

    Adrift by Tanya Guerrero

    Fake by Ele Fountain

    Falling Short by Ernesto Cisneros

    The Girl in White by Lindsay Currie

    Hear Me by Kerry O’Malley Cerra

    How to Stay Invisible by Maggie C. Rudd

    Kelcie Murphy and the Academy for the Unbreakable Arts by Erika Lewis

    The Mystery of the Radcliffe Riddle by Taryn Souders

    New Dragon City by Mari Mancusi

    Over and Out by Jenni L. Walsh

    Ride On by Faith Erin Hicks

    Roll for Initiative by Jaime Formato

    The Ruby Code by Jessica Khoury

    The Superteacher Project by Gordon Korman

    A Work in Progress by Jarrett Lerner




    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Belleview Middle 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.



    Quick Links

    *AR Home Connect

    Accelerated Reader Resources/Renaissance Home Connect improves the school-to-home connection by allowing parents and students to log on to the website and view the student’s reading progress toward their goal.  (NOTE: Students must take AR Tests at school and have a teacher sign their reading log.)


    User Name: student number

    Password: 2-digit month and 4-digit year


    To log in to Renaissance Home Connect Website:



    If you'd like to receive emails showing your student's quiz or test results, click the Email Setup link in Renaissance Home Connect and follow the directions. To be sure these emails reach your inbox, add homeconnectautodelivery@renlearnrp.com to your address book.



    To determine which books we have in our school library, go to your child's portal and click on the Destiny icon. 

    Go to your child's school and search by title, author, series, or genre.

    *  For access to our electronic books or e-books, go to DESTINY icon on your student portal, select Belleview Middle School, click the DESTINY DISCOVER link on the left hand side of the page, then click the arrow beside ANY on the top center of the page. In the drop-down menu, scroll down to the section titled "eBooks". Then, click the search button to see our selection of e-books.


    * To access Marion District Gale Pages, the ultimate, easy to use, Internet based reference resource for students and teachers-available from school or home 24/7. Click on the Marion District Gale Pages icon in the student portal.

    * To access World Book Encyclopedia resources go to the student portal and click on any of the World Book Encyclopedia icons.  


    Please Contact Lori Pfriender at Lori.Pfriender@marion.k12.fl.us, if you need assistance.