Welcome to the Barrow Library

Our Vision:

The vision of the David C. Barrow Elementary Media Center is to be a library flowing with innovation, collaboration, curiosity, adaptability, critical inquiry, and transliteracy.

Our Mission:

The mission of the David C. Barrow Elementary Media Center is to offer forward-thinking instruction, space, and programming that develops innovative leaders who create content that reaches a global audience.

Our Beliefs:

The David C. Barrow Elementary Media Center is grounded in the beliefs that:

  • Locating, organizing, analyzing, evaluating, synthesizing, and ethically using information is a crucial piece of being a responsible, digital citizen.
  • Reading is a window to the world which can be experienced in a variety of formats for pleasure or growth.
  • Creating information and story is just as important as consuming information and story.
  • Access to information and story across multiple platforms is essential to learning.
  • Technology is a pathway to a global audience.
  • A collaborative of expertise is present in every environment.
  • Flexibility and adaptability are important both in physical space and learning opportunities.
  • Persisting through challenges strengthens understanding and confidence.
  • Reflection and self assessment promote excellence.