Media Center (Library)
Our media centers are central to the mission of our schools, especially in an environment in which access, evaluation, and management of information is a key 21st century skill. Thus, the Board requires that each school maintain a media center (library) with its materials selected by the professional staff, subject to appropriate administrative approval. [See Administrative Guidelines for Collection Management in Library Media Center (2002).]
Each school will provide collections of resources in print, non-print, and digital formats for supporting instruction and for other student use. A qualified library media specialist, certified by the state, will be responsible for the leadership of each media center.
As part of the effort to maintain needed materials, students will be responsible for loss of materials charged to them and for damage beyond normal wear.
Adopted: May 16, 1988
Revised: June 5, 2012