• Library Media Center

    General Information

    Mitzi Southward, Librarian

    Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    The Mission of Oak Forest Elementary's Library

    The mission of Oak Forest Elementary's library media center is to provide an accessible, fun, and welcoming place that encourages every scholar to be a life-long learner who loves reading.  

    The Vision of Oak Forest Elementary's Library

    The vision of Oak Forest Elementary's library media center is to prepare every scholar to be an independent learner, who acquires informational literacy skills as they become a self-reliant and responsible citizen of the community.


    You can find MAGIC wherever you LOOK, sit back and RELAX, all you need is a BOOK! -Dr. Seuss                                                              

  • Online Card Catalog

    Search the Library's Online Card Catalog (must be on a JPS computer) by clicking here: Online Card Catalog

    Extra Links

    Jackson-Hinds Library System
    Search the Jackson-Hinds Library System's card catalog, find upcoming library events, and more through your local public library!

    Dictionary.com & Thesaurus.com
    http://dictionary.reference.com/ and http://www.thesaurus.com/
    Free website to quickly look up definitions and pronunciations of words, as well as synonyms and antonyms.

    Fact Monster
    Free website with referenced facts and information. Website includes atlas, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia links and information.

    Khan Academy
    Free website (sign-up required) featuring videos on specific skills and information. Includes all grade levels and subject areas. Practice exercises and quizzes are also available.


    MAGNOLIA logo MAGNOLIA provides online resources for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi.



    Search the Card Catalog  
    No password is required, but you must be on a JPS computer.

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    Accelerated Reader

    Online quiz program to test student’s comprehension of a book or story. Points are earned toward incentives offered at school. Students are given their username and passwords from their homeroom teachers. Quizzes are only open during school hours.

    AR Book Find

    Look up the reading level and point value of all books with an AR quiz.