Welcome to the 

Cherokee Elementary Library! 

Ms. Gina, M.S.

Library Media Specialist

gina.batie@roughers.net

918.684.3890 ext. 2414

Cherokee Elementary Library

MPS Librarian Motto

If you can't bring the children to the books, bring the books to the children.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Cherokee Elementary Library Program is to support scholars by providing quality materials, valuable lessons, and an environment where scholars are encouraged to curiously and critically think about information.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Cherokee Elementary Library Program is to ensure that scholars and staff are effective users of information. Scholars' critical thinking skills will be encouraged. Scholars' curiosity will be invigorated. Staff will be empowered in a collaborative manner to support scholars' ethical use of information and excitement of learning. The Cherokee Elementary Library Program exists as the heart of our school.

Long-Term Goals

Scholars will be provided with an invigorating environment full of quality materials. This will be accomplished by improving the collection and updating the physical environment.

Scholars will be provided with valuable lessons that will inspire curiosity and critical thinking. This will be accomplished with a focused curriculum map.

Scholars will be provided with information. This is in the form of books, eBooks, technology, and lessons.

Staff will be supported through collaboration. This will be accomplished by engaging in an open and ongoing discussion of how the Cherokee Elementary Library Program can empower staff in their lessons with their scholars.