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Center Basics

Students and staff are welcome to visit the media center at any time—our hours are 7:35 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Media Center Staff

Dustee Phenow, Media Specialist
Lee Murray, Media Assistant
PHONE: 507.664.3332

Daily School Announcements

Mrs. Phenow’s Media & Technology Blog

Checkout Procedures

Please return books on time so others can enjoy them, too! Check with your classroom teacher to find out which day students will visit the media center. Kindergarten students are allowed to check out one book. Students in grades 1-5 are allowed to check out two books. Books are due seven days after checkout. Students must pay for lost or damaged books.

Online Catalog

Search for books or check your account online. Use your 4-digit lunch number for both your username and password. To check your account, click on My Info after logging in.

Go to the Online Catalog

Media Online

These sites provide student access to reference resources, including newspapers, books, magazines and multimedia content.

Maud Hart Lovelace Award

The Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award is a children’s choice book award. Its purpose is to encourage recreational reading. Nominated titles are works of fiction of recognized quality selected by independent regional reading groups. Students in grades 3-5 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the Division I nominee list and students in grades 6-8 who have read or listened to at least three titles from the Division II nominee list are eligible to vote for the award.

Nominee Information

At Bridgewater, 4th and 5th grade students participate each year. The following are the books that we will read this year.

2018-19 Nominees

How to Participate

Maud Hart Lovelace was a Minnesota-born author best known for her books for children, the Betsy-Tacy series.