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Vision, Mission, and Goals

Parker Bennett Curry Elementary School

Library Media Center



Vision Statement


The Library Media Center seeks to develop lifelong readers and learners.





The mission of the Library Media Center will be


  • To select, acquire, organize, and maintain a balanced collection of resources on a wide range of subjects, on a variety of levels of difficulty, and in a variety of formats
  • To provide learning experiences which encourage students to become proficient users of information and technology
  • To be the center of teaching and learning by providing access to quality materials and technologies and extending services beyond the physical walls and school day
  • To extend and complement the curriculum by providing materials, guidance, and instruction to students
  • To encourage and promote a love of reading





To achieve the mission and/or goals of the Library Media Center, the library media specialist will


  • Develop a selection and collection policy to be presented to the SBDM Council
  • Apply for library grants
  • Teach information literacy skills
  • Open the library each morning for reading, check out, and/or book club
  • Extend the library hours one afternoon each week until 4:00
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers
  • Incorporate The Daily Five into instruction
  • Promote reading through book talks, contests, and challenges.



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