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Library Media Services

We support about our libraries, librarians, Destiny, and the Professional Development Collection.

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Library Mission Statement

The library media center serves as the information, research and cultural center of the schoolService to patrons is the highest priorityThe mission of the library media program is to actively support and advance the purpose, philosophy and goals of the school in academic, community and extracurricular activities
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Need to research a topic, search the Destiny catalog, or  want to read an ebook on your mobile device? ClassLink provides 24-7 access to these resources and many more!

For information regarding library media services, please email Natasha Godwin or call 850.983.5114.

Natasha Godwin

Natasha Godwin, MLS

Why School Libraries Matter

More than 60 education and library research studies have produced clear evidence that school library programs staffed by qualified school librarians have a positive impact on student academic achievement.

 

American Library Association. The State of America’s Libraries 2019: A Report from the American Library Association. Kathy S. Rosa, ed. 2019.

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The major themes supported by the research confirm that a credentialed school librarian, collaboration and co-teaching, technology access, and collection size all elevate student learning. 

Scholastic. (2016). School libraries work! A compendium of research supporting the effectiveness of school libraries. 

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“School librarians have a profound impact on the development of all students. Every young person has a right to build a pathway to success–and that starts with a vibrant school library that is staffed by a professional school librarian.”

American Association of School Librarians. (2014). “School Libraries Transform Learning.”

Standards

In addition to the National School Library Standards, certified school librarians work with state and national standards across the curriculum to support rigorous learning experiences.
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In addition to the National School Library Standards, certified school librarians work with state and national standards across the curriculum to support rigorous learning experiences.

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CPALMS is the State of Florida’s official source for standards information and course descriptions.

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The ISTE Standards are a framework for students, educators, administrators, coaches and computer science educators to rethink education and create innovative learning environments.

Reach Us

Library Media Services is located in the Doug A. Dillon Admin Center, Room 301.
6032 Hwy 90,
Milton FL 32570
850.983.5114

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