Library

Welcome to Central Elementary School Library/Media Center!

Our Media Center is comprised of 2 Chromebooks allowing Internet access to both students and teachers. The Media Specialist/Librarian is available to help students each school day from 7:45 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Students are welcome to use the center on their own before and after school.

Important Links:

Library Homepage

OPAC


Circulation

The media center uses an automated circulation system for checkout of all media and equipment.
Books may be checked out for 2 weeks.
Although overdue fines are not assessed at CES, students must return all overdue materials before any further check out privileges can resume

  • All lost or destroyed books must be paid for before student will regain check out privileges

Media Collection
The books and AV materials in the collection are selected to meet the curriculum needs and interests of our students and faculty. The media center has a collection of over 17,000 items including fiction and nonfiction books, periodicals, CD-ROM's, DVD's, and other AV media. The center is fully automated with an electronic card catalog to help patrons find and identify resources called the OPAC. There are 12 computers in the center for students to access the card catalog as well as the Internet and other electronic information.
Books--The media center has over 12,000 titles that are arranged by the Dewey Decimal System. The collection includes an extensive reference collection as well as an Arkansas collection.
AV Material--Our center belongs to an educational co-op which provides access to additional AV material. The media center also has access to cable TV.

Electronic Services
The following electronic services are available in the library media center:
Card Catalog--Winnebago Circulation/Catalog Plus provides a full MARC circulation and on-line catalog system.
Online Access

o Internet Access
o World Book Encyclopedia On-line

Celebrations:
National Children's Book Week is a time-honored tradition. Celebrated since 1919, it is dedicated to spreading the word about children's literature and encouraging the joys of reading. Central's Media Center always marks the occasion with various reading activities and book-related promotions. Guest speakers grace our center as well as our own principal, Mrs. Mizell; share their love of reading with our students.

Thanks, Mrs. Cross