Library Media Center
Media Center Staff
|Linda Pollack - Library Media Specialist
|Krista Hipp - Media
|Sheri Smith - Library Media Assistant
Download Media Center Newsletter (doc)
Media Center Procedures
||Hours: Monday through Thursday 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Friday 7:00 AM - 2:15 PM
||Magazines and vertical file materials
circulate for one week. Current issues cannot be signed out of the
||A-V materials are for library media
center use only.
||Overdue notices will be sent during
first period for those students having overdue materials.
||Each student is responsible for the
materials borrowed from the library media center. Lost or damaged
materials will be paid for.
||Students do not need a pass before or
||Students can use the library media
center during lunch, but a pass for this must be obtained in the
morning before school.
||No food or drinks are allowed in the
The collection is protected by a security system.
Therefore, all materials must be checked out at the circulation desk.
may be borrowed for three weeks and may be renewed for an additional
three weeks if necessary.
||Reference books and
circulate overnight. Reference books must be returned to the library
media center before first period and remain there all day for student
and faculty use.
Return to Top
Equity Through Information
The library media program ensures that all
- Learn information skills
- Use information skills effectively to solve problems
- Explore literature and reading
Glen Burnie High library media center is a vital part of the school
program by extending and enriching the instructional program. GBHS LMC
supports the classroom curriculum by teaching students the concepts of
information access and introducing them to the resources available to
them. Students are encouraged to use the library media center, not only
for reference and informational needs, but also for personal enrichment.
Library Media Philosophy
The library media center has a wide variety of print and non-print
which can be used to research a project or pursue an individual
Media center research tools now include electronic databases for
journals and newspapers as well as online encyclopedias such as World
and Groliers. In addition, Glen Burnie has five computer labs which
Internet access. The computers also offer applications for word
Cabri Geometry, SAT practice tests, and EXPAN, a college guidance
High school seniors are able to search for scholarship information, and
students and teachers can find the latest news, weather, and sports on
in the Library Media Center
Conducting research at GBHS in this age of technology links the student
to all kinds of information all over the world.