1721 Boul Ave.
Swansea, Illinois 62226

Phone: 618-233-1054 ext. 309


Teachers please click HERE to find out what your LMC can do for you!

Grolier On-Line Databases!!! Click HERE
To access any of the three new databases our students and staff have access to: The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, and Amazing Animals.
The subscription runs through April 15, 2015.
A huge thanks go to the HMS PTC and all their work. The book fair proceeds made this happen.

On-line access to the Gale Virtual Reference Library!
Students can use this at school to assist with research projects.

INTRODUCTION
Here at the High Mount School Library and Media Center we have a large collection of books and technology resources for the students and staff. All classes have scheduled library time once a week in order to check out books, receive library usage skills as well as receive basic instruction on keyboarding and computer applications.

VISION STATEMENT
*The vision of the High Mount School Library is to enable our students to become information literate and socially responsible independent life-long learners by:

  • Providing needed resources and instruction
  • Collaborating with teachers
  • Developing various programs
*Information Power.Chigago: American Library Association. 1988.

MISSION STATEMENT
It is the mission of the HMS Library Media Center to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas & information. This mission is accomplished by:

  • Providing intellectual and physical access to a variety of materials in all formats along with the instruction and use of those materials.
  • Providing instruction to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing and using information and ideas.
  • Designing learning strategies and activities with the faculty that enhance the curriculum, meet the needs of all the students and live up to the expectations of the school administration, school district, and the community as a whole.

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Page Revision
May, 2014

by Julie Kirkland

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