Library Media Services
Happy New Year! 2020 is the year of reading in APS!The only resolution for 2020 is to read! Start the new year with a resolve to read daily. Challenge yourself to read at least 20 minutes a day every day this year. Yes, that's right 20 mins/day in 2020! Click the link below to get your school involved in the Winter Reading Challenge.
Here's an opportunity to learn about all the amazing reading resources available in MyBackpack! Full access and guidance for basic implemention as well as next-level implementation will be shared. Don't miss this opportunity to impact your school's usage of these reading resources. Send a team of no more than five people to gain a wealth of knowledge from the vendors and literacy experts.
The Atlanta Public Schools library media program provides collections, programs, and services to foster the development of information literate citizens through open and equitable access to resources in all formats.Our MissionThe mission of the Atlanta Public Schools library media program is to make certain that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. This mission is achieved by empowering students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skilled researchers, and ethical users of information.Adapted from Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library Media Programs (2009)