Mission StatementThe Elkhorn Public Schools provides a student-centered curricula in which the media program plays a central role in preparing students for life-long learning in the 21st century.

  Welcome to the Media Center

Please click on the 
About the Media Center link for more information about the library, 
library hours, and general policy information.

Julie Hartman, Library Media Specialist

Lynn Holthaus, Library Assistant

2016-2017 Spelling Bee

6th Grade Read and Feed

8th Grade Science 

Problem Solving - Critical Thinking - Collaboration

Sphero Challenge Course

Teen Tech Week

April Henry Visit


S.T.E.A.M. in the Library - Sphero Robots

December Read and Feed

October Reading in the Dark

QR Code Book Trailers

6th Grade Read and Feed - Spring 2015

Former EMS students and published authors 

visit with current EMS students

Former EMS student Andrew Aulner and his recently
published book, The Bully Buster
Andrew's homepage: http://www.andrewjaulner.com/

Brandon Bauer, former EMS student with The Hidden Myth
Brandon's homepage: 

Listening to excerpts from the books

Magic at the library

Library Events and celebrations

National Banned Books Week September 25 - October 1

Fall Scholastic Book Fair - October 11-13 and 17-19

Teen Read Week - October 9-15

National Friends of Libraries Week - October 16-22

Picture Book Month - November

International Games Day - November 19

Computer Science Education Week - December 5-11

Scholastic Book Fair - February 7-10 and 13-16

Read Across America Day - March 2 

Teen Tech Week March 5-11

Digital Learning Day - March TBA

Freedom of Information Day - March 16

School Library Month - April

Drop Everything and Read - April 

National Library Week - April 10-16


Congratulations to Trayton for winning the book fair treasure hunt. Trayton was the first one to collect all pieces of the treasure map and solve the final clue.

A huge congratulations to Zoe Z. for winning first place in the district-wide Spelling Bee.

The Scholastic Book Fair will begin October 11th and run through October 19th. The book fair will be open from 7:40 a.m. through 3:40 p.m. on regular school days. On Parent-Teacher Conference days the fair will close at 2:30 and open again during conferences.

If you would like to support the EMS library but prefer to shop our online book fair, it can be found here or under EMS Links beneath the web page banner.

We have a growing number of student pictures on our Golden Sower wall. Be sure to look for our section of Golden Sower nominated books for the 2016-2017 school year.

Books nominated for the Golden Sower Award can be found under the Reading Links tab.

20-5-2016 Golden Sower Winners Announced:

Young Adult Winner:
Stung by Bethany Wiggins

Young Adult Honor Books:
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau 

The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die by April Henry

Intermediate Winner:
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein

Intermediate Honor Books:
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff

Darling, Mercy Dog of World War I by Alison Hart, illus. by Michael G. Montgomery

The EMS Library provides access to more than 500 ebooks.

Check out and read EMS ebooks on a Chromebook with the Go-Follett Chrome extension. Or, read ebooks on your mobile device with the Destiny Discover app. Need more help? Check out the How Do I link beneath the banner or download written instructions here.

During 2nd and 3rd quarter, HALE students received enough introductory information on HTML and CSS to build a simple web site. Learn to build a web site or practice your HTML/CSS skills here

Student login information has been given to all students for their EMS accounts. These include Google Apps, Moodle, AR, Destiny, (library) PowerSchool, and online textbooks.

Control what people see about you and your Google Account. Adjust your Google settings here.

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