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Services GraphicServices: The TPES Library Media Center is staffed by a certified PreK-12 Library Media Specialist who is also a certified K-8 Teacher.  The media center serves nearly 400 students in grades PreK-4 as well as numerous faculty and staff.  The media center's circulation system is fully automated.  The media center also fully utilizes an Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), also known as an electronic card catalog, which allows patrons to search our collection of books and materials via the Internet.  Each class attends an hour-long Library enrichment class each week in the media center.  The media center provides books and other materials for students, faculty, and staff  for checkout.  The media center staff strives to meet the informational needs of its' patrons.  We continuously work to add new items to the collection as funds become available.  The media center staff also instructs its' patrons in information skills, reinforces the school's curriculum and the classroom instruction, while also promoting literacy and instilling a love of reading and information seeking in its' patrons.  We also offer and assist with numerous events such as Scholastic Book Fair and Family Literacy Night.

Volunteer GraphicVolunteer: We are always looking for good volunteers to help in the TPES Library Media Center with the day-to-day operation as well as special events.  If you would like to volunteer, please call Mrs. Charity Standridge at the school at 423-253-2626 or send her a note with your child's name, teacher's name, and phone number on it.  

          

   
TPES Library Media Center
Welcome to the TPES Library Media Center page!  Here you will see who works in our school's Library Media Center as well as information regarding hours of operation, services provided, and links to various resources.           
  Charity Standridge
 
  Ms. Charity Standridge
Library Media Specialist
   
       
Hours of Operation GraphicHours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Open Circulation is Monday-Friday, 7:45-8:00 a.m.  If students need to exchange materials outside of their regularly scheduled Library class, they may do so during Open Circulation time.  
Library Events Graphic
2017-2018 Library Events:

11/13/17-11/17/17- Fall Scholastic Book Fair.  Look for more information to come home closer to this event.  Click here for more information.

2/22/18- Spring Scholastic Book Fair and TPES Family Literacy Night.  Please look for more information to come home closer to this event. 

4/27/18- AR Fun Day. Students who meet their AR point goal will attend AR Fun Day.

May 2018- AR Awards.  Dates will be announced later.   

Summer 2018- The Tellico Plains Public Library will host a Summer Reading Program. Please look for more information to come regarding this event.

Please check back for more event postings throughout the school year!
 Library Resources Graphic
Resources and Links

TPES Library a Center OPAC (Card Catalog)

TPES Computer Lab Bookmarks 

Tellico Plains Public Library  

Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL)
       

Accelerated Reader (AR)   

AR Bookfinder

Ms. Jones' Helpful Links   

Booklists   

Caldecott Award Books


Newbery Award Books   

Storyline Online   

Online Story Times   

Books Should Be Free 
   

Starfall   

PBS Kids 

ABCya  

Scholastic Books   

Fact Monster   

Virtual Field Trips


Seussville

Smithsonian

American Library Association (ALA)   

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)   

Tennessee School Library Association (TSLA)


Kidcentral TN