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 The Media Center Website


Keep Reading All Year 

 with Teacher Librarian Mrs. Harclerode





Watch the vid by clicking on picture or go here!

Diplomat Elementary staff and cleaning crew are in the groove getting their school ready for their students. #LoveLeeSchools #StrongerTogether



How Library Works this Quarter.


Media Center Orientation Here


Find out more about Library Classroom Bags here.

Also Mrs. H will be visiting your class for storytelling and little library lessons throughout the year.




Please Return Your Library Books - 110 still out.

Click Here to learn how to find out what you have checked out & how your class can win a reward for bringing back all your library books.




 eBooks and Library Apps to Keep you Reading

Click on more information, including handouts and screencasts to learn about these apps and also find out how to link to these sites.



--- Our Diplomat Library Catalog with eBooks.

--- This is also a media launchpad.


---  More info with handouts and tutorials


--- SORA [this is the new Overdrive]

--- Lee County School District Digital Library


--- More info with handouts and tutorials.

---40,000 eBooks with your teacher's code.

--- Free: from 7 to 4 at school or home.

--- Only on school days. Multi-users.


--- More info with handouts and tutorials.

---Free eBooks for Diplomat. Multi-users.

---Your teacher has the username & password.


---More info with handouts and tutorials.

--- Also has eBooks that are multi-users.

--- Search Overdrive All Access.

--- Using the publisher search box.


--- More info with handouts and tutorials.


A complete playlist of all the above Library Apps can be found in this Safari Montage Playlist.  You need to be signed into Safari Montage and be a part of our school to view the playlist.





New List for Book Battle Here

Everything Book Battle / Trailers Here

We will have Book Battle!  Either in person or virtual.











 News from Last Year.





BOOK FAIR was a Success!!

We made over $3000 to buy new books for our library!!! 471 books bought for teachers !!!!



The Read and Relax Reward went to ....




First Grade with 84 books bought for teachers classrooms.



Third Grade won with 90 books bought for teachers' classrooms








Poster Winners - see them all here.


Watch the Last Year's PARP Play here






More on Book Battle

 We are sorry to say this year's Book Battle Competiton had to be cancelled.  Our team is forever No. 1 in our hearts.



16 students tried out for the 2020 Book Battle Team. 

Above are the 6 students who made this year's team.


New List for Book Battle Here



What is Book Battle?  Elementary Schools throughout Lee County send a 6 member team to battle out questions on each of the above books.  At our school the TEAM TRYOUT is in January for any 3rd, 4th and 5th graders who have read all 15 books.  The tryout is a timed mutliple choice test and the 6 students who score the highest make the team.


The competition began in 2008.  We have made the finals every year and won the competiton 5 times!!!!



Trailers for the Book Battle Books 2020

 Book Battle Team Information 2020





Where do you want to go?



The Library Lesson Site  

lessons, research links, news and fun


Book Trailers For Readers 

Trailers on Mrs. H youtube channel


Book Battle Information 

info about the books

info about trying out for the team


Destiny Discover Library Catalog / Launchpad

- for our books, e books & research databases

- best to use Launchpad to access

-go to Instructional Apps & select Destiny



Digital Lab 

online activities from Mrs. H



gateway for all your apps with your Student Single Sign On






Password Info 

Go through LaunchPad

Students sign in using your

 Student Single Sign On


USER NAME = media [that AR log in] 7 alpha & digits.

PASSWORD = lunch number [District ID] 8 digits .



Library/ Media classes are part of the specials rotation where students learn about reading, informational and digital literacies.  Students can check out books at the end of their class, as well as any time their teacher sends them.


Happy Reading!

Your Librarian Mrs. Harclerode










* Some links for students do not work on student stations due to current firewall issues. ---

However they do work from all teacher stations and also for home use.