The mission of the Marietta Middle School Media Center is to encourage students and staff to become lifelong readers and users of information. The Media Center's collection and services also aim to support and enrich the curriculum of Marietta Middle School.
The Media Center is available for students is from 7:15 a .m. through 2:30 p.m. Students visit the Media Center with a class or with a pass from any teacher.
Fiction and non-fiction books have a three week loan period and may be renewed at any time.
Fees:Students will only be charged fees if a book is damaged.Tier 1: $3.00
- This includes, but is not limited to; writing in books, bent pages (please us a bookmark!), deep scratches to the covers and ripped pages.
Tier 2: $5.00
- This includes, but is not limited to; torn pages, torn covers, subtle water and/or food damage (can be cleaned) and damage to the spine.
Tier 3: Full price of the book
- This is when books are damaged beyond repair and cannot be reshelved. Significant food and water damage, multiple torn pages or a fully broken spine
If a book is lost or not returend the student is responsible for the full price of the book.
Please keep in mind that books that are not returned, are books that are unavailable to other students!
Resources:The Media Center collection consists of reference, non-fiction and fiction books, audio and videotapes and magazines. We also have books in Spanish and Portuguese. We currently house over 14,000 books and almost 1,100 audiovisual items. There is an on-line catalog, a computer lab of 27 chrome desktop computers, a professional development area, and a daily news broadcast area.
In addition to traditional resources, computer research is done using electronic databases, multimedia encyclopedias, atlases, and the Internet. Students also have access to GALILEO.
We have eBooks!
Click on the Destiny Discover Link above.
Log into your account by using your lunch id# as your username and use "student" as your password.
Scroll down to the eBook section and check them out!
eBooks have a two week loan period and can be renewed once.
You can read the eBook through the website OR you can download the "Destiny Read" app on your device for easy access to the eBook you have checked out.
GALILEO is a free virtual library. Students are able to use GALILEO to help with finding reliable peer-reviewed resources for a variety of school projects.
To access click on the logo above and sign in using the password below.
*The password changes a few times a year so check back here for the new one if the one you are using stops working.