Library Hours

    Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.

    Feel free to email me with any questions or concerns


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    Library Media Specialist:

    Mrs. Courtney Holmes serves as Murrah High School's
    Media Specialist/Summer Reading Coordinator.
    Mission Statement: The mission of Murrah High School's Media Center is to provide a diverse collection of relevant resources that promote a school community of thinkers and lifelong readers.

    Library Vision:

    The library is the essential hub of the school, and the center of its focus is to serve the students, faculty, and staff. The library is a structured environment where the students exhibit the highest level of integrity in their work and behavior. The goal of the librarian is to provide the resources to meet the academic needs of all students, in addition to providing supplemental resources for the teachers to use in their classrooms.

    Contact Information:
    Phone: (601) 960-5380 

    Email: coholmes@jpsms.org

    Murrah High School Library Floor Plan

    Please click on this link to view the Murrah Library Floor Plan




    MHS Virtual Learning Apps



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

    Please click here to watch this brief video about Magnolia. 

    Stop by the library for the student login information. Teachers stop by the library for your new login.


     Research Tool   

    ERIC is an online library of education research and information tool, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

     INSIGNIA- Is our Online Card Catalog. Search here to see what books we have available

    No password is required. This URL will take you straight to Insignia which is Murrah's Online Card Catalog


    Renaissance Learning/Accelerated Reading(AR)

    https://hosted227.renlearn.com/91255/ Students are given their username and passwords to independently test in this program. Assessments are given once per semester. Data from the assessment is used to determine the individualized academic needs of every student. Students can access their STAR Reading Quizzes. Every term, students will have an AR goal they must achieve. Please see Mrs. Holmes or your teacher for details.

    AR Book Find

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


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Last Modified on January 30, 2024