Library Media Center

  • General Information

    READ!  READ!  READ!    Blackburn Laboratory Middle School Library Media Center

    COME ON IN AND SEE WHAT YOUR
             LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER HAS TO OFFER!
            

    Blackburn Library Media Center is the HEART of the school!

     

    Library Media Specialist

    Vanessa Armstrong is the library media specialist at Blackburn Laboratory Middle School. You may contact her at (601) 960-5329,  extension 5053.

    Reading Fair Guide

    Click here to access a Reading Fair Guide.

    Online Card Catalog-Insignia

    Explore the Blackburn Laboratory Middle School online card catalog to locate resources.

    Philosophy

    "At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better. It's an enormous force for good." --Former President Barack Obama

    Mission Statement

    The mission of Blackburn Middle School Library Media Center is to ignite a passion for reading throughout the school, and ensure that all learners can access, process, and communicate information and ideas effectively.  

    Location

    The library media center is located on the first floor near the front or main entrance of the school.

    Hours of Operation

    The library media center is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Extended library hours are available upon request. Please note that the library will be closed for special programs and events.

    General Rules and Procedures

    Collection Summation

     Over 10,000 books (including Literature Circles, Classroom Sets, and eBooks)
    •  Over 25 periodicals, including 3 local newspapers
    •  A vast number of VHSs, DVDs, and CDs 
    •  5 Lenovo desktop computers with wireless Internet accessibility 
    •  Online card catalog that allows staff and students access from their classrooms

    Collection Policy and Procedures

     

    Use the Library Daily!

    Use the Library Daily to Locate and Process Information!