Library Media Center

Welcome to our Library!



       


 




Let your learning adventure begin here!                                                          

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Topeka Public Schools Library Media Program is to empower all students and staff to be effective users of information and information technology in order to communicate ideas and solve problems in an ever-changing world, and to foster life-long literacy.


Improve student achievement

Foster literacy

Produce technologically astute students

Nurture life-long learning



Goal of our Media Center:

The goal of our media center is to provide materials, equipment, and assistance to both students and staff to fulfill all their informational needs. 

The library media services available to students include:

Supplying a collection of information resources that meets students’ school and personal needs

Supplying online reference databases that meet the students’ research needs

Providing electronic catalog of local and Website resources available in school and district

Locating information based on individual requests

Providing instruction in information literacy that aligns with state and national library media standards

Providing instruction in technology literacy

Providing reading motivation

Providing learning environment outside of the classroom.


The library media services available to staff include:


Supplying a collection of information resources that meets content area needs

Supplying online reference databases that meet staff research needs

Supplying information in a variety of formats to meet individual teaching/learning styles

Providing electronic catalog of local and Website resources

Supplying audiovisual equipment

Collaborating to provide coordinated and aligned student instruction

Providing instruction in information and technology literacy

Instruction which reinforces reading skills and other classroom learning

Contributing to educational organization planning and evaluation

Locating information based on individual/personal requests within the local collection and/or the District collection and beyond.


Library Hours:

The library is open during regular school days from 7:30 am. to 3:00 pm. During this time students may come to the library to check out materials, read, work on homework, research information, and use the computers. Students may check out materials for two weeks.


Contact Me:              
                           

Kelly Kelley
Library Media Specialist
French Middle School 
5257 SW 33rd Street
Topeka, Kansas 66614
(785)438-4166