Rosalyn Pendleton, Library Media Specialist
Phone: (601)987-3594 ext. 2910
The Watkins Elementary School Library is open Monday-Friday from 7:30am-3:30pm. Students, staff, and parents may use the services available during the hours of operation.
The mission of the Watkins Elementary School Lbrary Media Center is to provide students with the opportunity to become not only lifelong users of information, but also creators of information. The library will support the curriculum by collaborating with teachers, developing a collection that is representative of the community and its needs, and implementing literacy instruction for students where they will develop the skills they need to communicate information and ideas.
The Watkins Elementary School Library Media Center seeks to create a 21st century environment that promotes learning for all students by providing equitable access to information, teaching information literacy skills. developing skills in understanding, using, and producing media in various formats, and encouraging lifelong learning. The library media center strives to be a center of collaborative learning that produces creative students who have an appreciation of literature, critical thinking skills, and a respect for others and self.