For up to date information about how Toomer's Library can assist you during our closure please see the newletter linked here:
School Library @ Fred Armon Toomer ElementaryMr. Eric Carpenter, Library Media SpecialistLibrary Phone Number:404.802.3462HOURS (except school holidays)Monday 7:45AM - 3:15PM
Tuesday 7:45AM - 3:15PM
Wednesday 7:45AM - 3:15PM
Thursday 7:45AM - 3:15PM
Friday 7:45AM - 3:15PM
The mission of the Fred A. Toomer Elementary School library media program is to promote a positive attitude about reading, to celebrate literacy, to foster a life-long love of reading, to encourage and support independent learning, and to help teachers and students locate and effectively use information.Do you want to see the books and eBooksavailable in Toomer's library media center?Search ONLINE Public Access Catalog to locate resources:GOALS
Toomer’s library media center operates on an "OPEN ACCESS” (flexible) schedule. All teachers are encouraged to sign their class up for collaboratively planned, media center lessons (with an integration of any Common Core Georgia Performance Standard and the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner), to empower our learners with informational literacy skills, on a weekly basis.Grade levels, classes, small groups, individual students, and parents are able to visit the media center and checkout resources, as needed, as often as necessary.
To develop the K-5 library media center's collection with an array of high quality print, nonprint, and electronic information resources that support the adopted Atlanta Public Schools curriculum while reflecting the diversity of our students and community.
To integrate learning activities across all content areas with library media center resources
To make connections among the learning community of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and the community
To create a community of lifelong learners who develop their expertise in accessing, evaluating, and using information to solve problems and satisfy their own curiosity
To provide access to intellectual and physical resources that will represent a wide range of subjects, levels of difficulty, and formats.