Contact:
Emily Wolfe, Media Specialist Phone Icon 256-837-1189 Email Icon Email
  Linda Moe, Library Assistant Phone Icon 256-837-1189 Email Icon Email

Library

Welcome to the West Madison Media Center

 

MEDIA CENTER VISION

The West Madison Media Center is not only an extension of the classroom, but it is also the "hub" of the school. The goal of the media specialist is to instill a love for reading, as well as teach students skills that will prepare them for success in the 21st century. The media center is a valuable resource for teachers and students. A wide variety of print, audio-visual, and technology resources are available. Teachers and students are encouraged to make full use of the media center.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Open access, flexible schedule
  • Hours: 7:45AM - 2:30PM daily
  • Over 20,000 items in the collection (picture books, fiction, non-fiction, reference, professional resources, audio books, DVDs, etc.)
  • 10 student computer workstations
  • Special programs include Birthday Book Club, Lunch Bunch, book fairs, and guest readers

 

CIRCULATION POLICIES

Loan Period: Loan period for students is one week. Students may renew books by bringing them in and asking to keep them longer. They may also place holds on titles.

Loan Privileges: All students must have a signed "Permission to Borrow" form on file. Students in kindergarten may check out one book at a time. First grade through sixth grade students may check out two books at a time.

Overdue/Lost Books: Students who have an overdue book will not be allowed to check out another book until they have returned their overdue book. Lost or damaged books must be paid for.