Sylvia Simmons, Librarian Media Specialist
Phone: (601) 960-5308
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Strong Readers = Strong Leaders
Strong Readers = Strong Leaders incorporates Mississippi’s Literacy-Based Promotion Act requiring all 3rd graders to demonstrate they read well enough to be promoted to 4th grade. Parents, educators and community members are all encouraged to be involved in equipping students to be strong readers. Visit us often for the latest resources, activities, and news about Mississippi’s literacy campaign. Learn more, through Strong Readers project videos.
Search the Jackson-Hinds Library System's card catalog, find upcoming library events, and much more through your local public library.
Dictionary.com & Thesaurus.com
Free website to quickly look up definitions and pronunciations of words, as well as synonyms and antonyms.
Free website with referenced facts and information. The website includes atlas, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia links and information.
Free website (sign-up required) featuring videos on specific skills and information. It Includes content for all grade levels and subject areas. Practice exercises and quizzes are also available.
MAGNOLIA provides online resources for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi.
Search the Card Catalog
Search the Lake Elementary Card Catalog for specific books, authors, or topics. No password is required.
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.