The Library Media Center program strives to provide students, staff, teachers, and all of Taylor’s community with access to a broad and balanced collection. Focusing on the Virginia Standards of Learning and American Library Association’s Information Power, the collection extends and strengthens skills taught within the classroom.
The Library Media Center program offers a variety of engaging and skill based lessons to help students become information literate and to help inspire an appreciation for literature and information. Typically, students in Kindergarten, first, and second grades learn how to use the library while students in third, fourth, and fifth grades apply their skills to utilizing the library while learning appropriate research techniques.
The Library Media Center has:
On a typical day, one will see the Library Assistant assisting students and staff with checking out of books and materials. In addition, many volunteers willfully shelve books and assist the needs of the library media center. The Library Media Specialist will share books and stories to classes or have those students researching using one of the many computer stations along with using some of the print reference resources. It is very likely that another class or groups of students will quietly be nestled into a corner or empty table conducting their own research or reading for pleasure. The Library Media Center is not always the quietest place in the school but it is one of intense learning and activity.