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

December 2015 - 6th Grade Read and Feed

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 27 - October 3

Fall Scholastic Book Fair - October 6-8 and 12-14

Teen Read Week - October 18-24

National Friends of Libraries Week - October 18-24

Picture Book Month - November

International Games Day - November 21

National Readathon Day - January 24

Scholastic Book Fair - February 2-5 and 8-10

Read Across America Day - March 2 

Teen Tech Week March 6-12

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


We invite you to shop our 
Scholastic Online Book Fair and enjoy finding great books with your kids, especially on snow days! The Online book Fair started January 29th and will run through February 18th. Even if you can't make it to the book fair, you can still support the EMS library and students. 

The Scholastic Book Fair at EMS will begin February 3rd and run through the 11th. The book fair will be open from 8:00 a.m. - 3:40 p.m. On Parent-Teacher Conference days, it will be open from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Thank you for supporting the EMS Library.

On Thursday, March 3rd, EMS will have the privilege of hosting young adult author April Henry. The author visit will include grade-level presentations and a writer's workshop. More information will posted following the book fair.

6th graders enjoyed a "read and feed" day on December 18th for winning the class contest in the October book fair. As you can see, the activity was a lot of fun!

Congratulations to Anna M. 
Jacob H.
 for being our first readers to read all 20 of the Golden Sower nominated books.

Don't forget to check out  the nominated Golden Sower books for 2015-2016. Golden Sower readers and titles are posted just outside the library. Two free books were awarded from the book fair to our top two readers. Congratulations Anna M. and Jake H.

Books nominated for the 2015-2016 Golden Sower Award can be found under the Reading Links tab.

Student Google accounts are now active. Please be sure to take note of changed passwords.

Recent password changes affect student logins for laptops, Google, and Destiny. (library catalog) This will also affect passwords for ebook access.

The EMS Library provides access to more than 500 ebooks. The app needed to read or download these ebooks on a mobile device is called Follett BryteWave K-12.

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