Media Center - 803-285-8473
"Educating the Whole Child"


The Library Media Center believes that all students can learn and achieve. Students learn in different ways, prompting educators to use a variety of strategies to help foster their success. Thinking critically and analytically is the key to their achievement. Students
learn best through real life experiences.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Library Media Center is to collaborate with faculty, staff and the administration in
order to integrate library skills, research skills, and technology skills into the standards.

Library Media Center Hours
The Library Media Center will be open from 7:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.

Student Policies
1. The library is open for students from 7:30a.m. – 3:30p.m.
2. Books are checked out for two weeks. A fine of $.05 per day will be charged for overdue books. All lost or damaged books must be paid for in full.
3. Students should respect all equipment including not disconnecting cables or removing labels.
4. Students should be respectful of other classes and/or students in the library.

Faculty & Staff Policies
1. Research should be scheduled a minimum of two weeks in advance. The teacher and the media specialist will collaborate on research project.
2. Workroom – Our teacher workroom is located in the media center. Teachers can make copies, cut letters and have access to poster board paper.  Please help keep our work area clean.
3. Annex – sign up through the media center.
4. Circulation System – The Destiny Online Catalog is our automated system for locating all library materials in the Library Media Center. Books and ebooks are available for checkout.
5. Magazines – Magazines of a wide interest range are available for students and faculty members to read. 
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Anna Flynn and Ann Tillman

About Us
 I'm Ann Tillman, the media specialist at BMS.  I have previously taught second, third, and fourth grades.  I received a Masters in Teaching (1997) and a Masters in Library and Information Science (2013) from the University of South Carolina.  Go Gamecocks!!  I also received National Board certification in 2008. I am married to Philip and have 2 boys, Jacob and Thomas.  I love reading, spending time with my family and working with the youth at Second Baptist.

Contact Me - 
Email Mrs. Tillman 

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I am Anna Flynn, and I am the Media Assistant. I have been at Buford Middle going on three years now. I was the Nurse Assistant, then last year I substituted in all the different classrooms. I have an Associates Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. I enjoy building better relationships with our students and faculty through reading. I am an avid reader myself and love the atmosphere of the library. I have been married five years to my husband Gregg. I have two step-daughters, Danielle and Malya, and one son, Brantley. I enjoy spending time with my family and volunteering in different activities. 

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”