Monica Tindol
Monica Tindol
Library Media Specialist & Technology Coordinator
334.567.5158 Ext. 54999
Lori McKenzie
Lori McKenzie
Library Media Specialist & Technology Coordinator
334.567.5158 Ext. 54030
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Wetumpka High School Library Media Center

Hours of Operation7:15am-3:25pm, Monday through Friday
  
MissionOur MISSION is to ensure that students & staff are effective users of information.  If students & faculty are to be effective users of information, they must be able to access, analyze, assimilate, and present it. Equipping them with the skills & information they need is the primary purpose of a school library media program. Implicit in this mission is the charge to ensure students learn these skills & to provide inservice for teachers as needed.
  
PurposeTo fulfill its purpose, the library media center must function as an integral component within the school program. It must... 
     (1) provide equal access to information in the school collection, 
     (2) furnish supplementary materials to enhance the school curriculum,
     (3) integrate informational skills instruction with classroom activities, 
     (4) assist teachers in using a variety of media formats to improve      
                   instruction, 
     (5) motivate students to enjoy good literature and other worthwhile  
                   resources, and 
     (6) encourage the use of technologies to improve instructional effectiveness.
  
ServicesAutomated catalog and circulation system
Internet access
Computers for word processing, presentations, email, etc.
Class and individual instruction
Personal reading guidance
Comfortable reading area 
Bibliographies
Copier service
Classroom equipment service
Research assistance
Media production
Purchasing and processing of new materials   
  
Resources

Over 17,000 books
Library Media Center website
Online Resources
Alabama Virtual Library
Audio-Visual Resources
Magazines 

 

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may borrow materials?All WHS students and staff may borrow materials.
  
How long may materials be kept?Books may be borrowed for two weeks.
  
May materials be renewed?Yes, materials may be renewed only one time.
  
How many books may be checked out at a time?Students may check out two books at a time.
  
Are there fines for overdue books?Yes, fines are 25 cents per day.
  
How can I find out more about the library's policies?Click on the "Forms" section of the library's web page and read the library's rules and procedures.
  
Do I still need an Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) card, so that I can access the database at home?No, you no longer need a username and password to access AVL as long as you are within the
state of Alabama.  However there have been a few instances where someone has experienced a problem accessing AVL when using a wireless AIR Card for their home laptop or PC.   If you have a problem at home or will be travelling out of the state of Alabama, just stop by the media center and we will provide you with a username and 
password so you can access the databases.  Please keep in mind you can access AVL on any computer on our campus.