Chastang-Fournier Library Media Center
The library media program will enable students to be become information literate and lifelong readers. The program will provide educational and technological opportunities to students and faculty in keeping with their needs and abilities. The program will enable individuals to access, analyze, assimilate, and use information effectively.
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
*Additional times and accommodations may be requested.
Book check out
Destiny, automated cataloging and circulation system
Class and individual instruction
Accelerated Reading quizzes
Classroom equipment services
Computers for word processing, PowerPoint, etc.
Over 8,500 books
Over 200 audiovisual titles
4 laptop computers
12 desktop computers
- Individual students must have a signed and timed pass from current period teacher.
- Leave bookbags under the "Leave Book Bags Here" sign.
- Sign in Media Center Log. Write name, current teacher, and class period.
- Complete self check in of library books.
- Check out all library media materials before leaving media center.
- Books are checked out for a two-week period. Books may be renewed once if not reserved.
- If a student owes a fine they are not allowed to check out another book until the fine is paid.
- Students must pay for damaged and lost books. Students may not check out other materials until their debt is paid.
Students are not allowed to play games, view videos, or song lyrics on the Internet.
- If a student is caught using an unauthorized Internet site they will be warned once, if caught again thy will lose their Internet privileges.
- Books should be returned to their proper place on the shelves before leaving, or left at the circulation desk.
- Tables should be cleared of trash before leaving. Push chairs under the tables.
- Any student that is disruptive will be warned once and if the disruption continues the student will be sent back to class.
Chastang-Fournier K-8 School uses the Accelerated Reader Program to aid in recognizing student reading levels and matching instruction to individual student needs.
Accelerated Reader or AR is the nation's leading reading management program. Reading Practice goals will be established for all students. This will also ensure that students participating in our Read 25 Books Campaign have read their books by testing them on the books contents.
- Students either choose a book to read or read books assigned to them.
- Students will take the Practice Quiz after completing their book.
- A score of 70% or higher is passing.
- Students reaching their Reading Practice goal will be rewarded.
- Accelerated Reader is Web Based with over 200,000 book quizzes. New Quizzes are added daily.
- Parents can access Accelerated Reader Quiz results from home.
google is a great search engine. You can find most anything you like using google.
BrainPop produces educational animated movies for grades K-12 to explain concepts in a voice and visual style that is accessible and entertaining to children and adults. Each day 3 million students watch BrainPop movies and exchange messages with a dynamic cast of five characters who lead users through related activities on the web site - interactive quizzes and games, comic strips and experiments.
Almanac style site
Facts about each state
Websearch for kids by librarians
Recommended by the History Channel, an extensive link list of links and resources. Created by a history teacher
Math games and practice for students.
FreeRice is a non-profit website run by the United Nations Food Program. FreeRice has two goals: Provide free education to everyone. Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free. Students may choose from the following categories: Art, chemistry, English, Geography, Language Learning, and Math. Student may also choose from grade levels and/or levels of difficulty.http://freerice.com
The Mobile Public Library has nine library branches, a Local History and Genealogy Library, and a Bookmobile. I want to encourage you to go to one of the branches to explore and enjoy the numerous resources the MPL provides to our communities. Make sure you get a library code so that you can enjoy the many ebooks available.http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/