Library Media Center
|About the Library
The Lavaca Elementary Media Center is a child friendly environment that encourages reading, learning, and the use of technology. The library has four computers for student use and three for circulation, presentation, and management purposes. Other technology includes a SmartBoard and two multimedia projectors. The library currently has approximately 8,000 print holdings. In addition, approximately 700 other holdings include videos, CDs, Cassette Tapes, and other audio visual equipment. The library also has electronic services such as Encyclopedia Britannica Online, and Ebsco (a magazine and newspapers article database).
These services are provided for participating libraries through the Arkansas State Library Traveler Project. An Internet Filter is also in place on all school computers.
|Library Explorer’s Toolbox
Lavaca Elementary School OPAC Library
- The media center uses Atriuum Book Systems, and automated system to check out all materials.
- Student books are checked out for two week periods and may be renewed as necessary. A fine of $.05 per school day is assessed on overdue books.
- Reference books and magazines are available for student use in the library.
- Circulation averages about 100 books per day
|About the Media Specialist
Dasha Headley is the new Elementary Media Specialist at Lavaca. She spent 5 years in the classroom and is looking forward to serving our students in the library.
|Parent Resource Center The Parent Resource Center is located in the Lavaca Elementary media center. Videos, brochures, pamphlets, and media center books are available to help meet the many needs of parents and their students. Also available is a list of websites along with Internet access for help with many different areas. Parents may visit the Parent Resource Center any time during the school day. To visit after hours, please contact the school office to make an appointment.LES Parent Resource BrochureHelpful Resources for Parents and Students