About The Library

Library Media Mission Statement

The Andrew Jackson Elementary Library provides an environment that encourages intellectual curiosity and personal enjoyment reading.  The library offers a rich variety of print and electronic resources necessary to enrich and support educational programs and the certified library media specialist works collaboratively to provide the services necessary to satisfy the evolving informational and recreational needs of the students, faculty, and staff.

Personnel

Barbara Ann Edwards, MLS
Library Media Specialist
Masters in Library Science/Leadership
Middle Tennessee University, 2003

Scope of Services

  • Library¬†Services provided to classrooms of Pre-K, Kindergarten – 4 th grade students.
  • Library Media Specialist teaches individuals and classes the skills needed to find information in multiple sources. Individual assistance is available to students needing instruction in reference skills.
  • Library Media Specialist and library assistant make recommendations for good books to read.
  • Library Media Specialist offers the following services to teachers:
    • Integrated, cooperative planning for curricular and multi-source or multimedia
    • Research projects
    • Team-teaching
    • Book and reading recommendations
    • Book talks, Storytelling and Book Sharing
    • Accelerator Reader Reading
    • Interlibrary loan
    • Limitless Library Resources
    • Reference Services
    • Preparation of subject bibliographies
    • Technical troubleshooting (computer, electronics, etc.)

Library hours

7:45 – 3:00 for students

7:45 – 3:15 for School Faculty and Staff