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Center Basics

Students and staff are welcome to visit the media center at any time—our hours are 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Media Center Staff

Amanda Heinritz, Library Media Specialist

Anna Kelly, Media Center Educational Assistant

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 check out two books. Books are due seven days after checkout. Students must pay for lost or damaged books.

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Resources for Learning

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

Children's Book Awards

Enjoy browsing current nominations children’s book awards at our media center.

Maud Hart Lovelace Award

The purpose of this award is to encourage recreational reading among school-aged children. Division I titles are intended for grades 3-5 and Division II titles are intended for grades 6-8. Winners are announced around Maud’s birthday, April 25.

More about Maud Hart Lovelace

2017-2018 Nominees

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2017 Winner


Star of the North Award

The purpose of this award is to promote quality, engaging picture books and reading for pleasure among school-aged children with a primary focus picture books intended for kindergarten to grade 2 students.

2017-2018 Nominees

Additional Awards

Radiant Child book coverCaldecott Medal 2017 Winner Radiant Child

Girl Who Drank the Moon book coverNewbery Medal 2017 Winner The Girl That Drank the Moon

Sibert Medal and Coretta Scott King Award 2017 Winner March: Book Three

Geisel Award 2017 Winner We Are Growing: A Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book

Belpré Award 2017 Winner Juana & Lucas