Welcome to the JRMS Library Media Center and the 2016-17 School Year!

*Stay tuned during the upcoming school year (2016-17) for a few design changes in the  JRMS LMC as we 'GENREFY' our Fiction section!

The Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School
Library Media Center
seeks to meet today’s informational challenges through active collaboration with instructional and administrative staff (includi
  
ng district Library Media Specialists) and through the provision of a welcoming 'learning commons' filled with a variety of interesting resources and opportunities for creating, sharing, learning and discovery or maybe just finding the perfect book!

Quick Links to Available Resources
While the JRMS LMC 
curriculum varies from year to year in accordance with specific topics and projects, the typical LMC curriculum includes an orientation for incoming grade level 6 and a variety of Information Research Skills Units for grades  6 - 8, including:  using the online catalog (including e-books), locating materials using the Dewey Decimal System, information curation tools, use of databases, computer based programs/collaborative web 2.0 tools, broadcasting/theatrical & presentation skills, ethical use/documentation of information, web evaluation, digital citizenship/cyber safety, and much more!

The LMC also participates in various reading incentive programs which serve to promote literacy within our educational community as well as a variety of multimedia related contests in support of the curriculum.   Students receive opportunities to participate  in the following annual events: America's  Battle of the Books contest, the New Hampshire Isinglass Teen Read Award (7th & 8th),  the  National DAR competition, the New Hampshire Great Stoneface Award, and Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.

 
(Note:  Teachers--this will replace the previously dispensed monthly 'Topic Sheet'.)

Check it out!  Web 2.0 Tools (A 2015 Summer Project) 

The Birth of our JRMS LMC  Makerspace                                                                            *2016 Summer Project 

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