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

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 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


All library books are due Friday, May 13th. EMS ebooks remain remain available through the summer. Please stop into the library if you need assistance with either the Follett BryteWave K-12 app or the procedure for checking out and downloading ebooks from the EMS library.

Congratulations to Abby V. for wining the first ever Sphero Programming Challenge. There is a picture of the Challenge course below and a Sphero in action. Watch for a new course and a new Sphero Challenge next year.

March 7th-11th was Teen Tech Week. Various activities were available in the library after school. These included building a web page using HTML, drag and drop programming, Sphero robots, computerless programming with an Ozobot, and creating original music with Garage Band on the iPads.

On Thursday, March 3rd, April Henry visited EMS. April's grade level presentations included information on her writing process, her research experiences, and ideas for young writers. About 34 students also participated in a writing workshop. Many thanks to April for a great day! Check out the pictures below.

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. 

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

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 BryteWave K-12 app from the iTunes or Google Play Store. 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 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.

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

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