Library Media Center

Welcome to the East Middle School Library

Ms. Burke, Librarian

Mrs. Kipikas, Library Aide

E M S Library

Mission Statement: 

The East Middle School Library nurtures a culture of learning and creativity, provides instruction to ensure that students are skilled users of ideas and information, and inspires a love of reading for pleasure.


Click above to access the library catalog 

ICI Application Form 



Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the library open?

A: The library is open for students on school days from 8:25-3:25. It is available during lunch for students who sign up for the library lunch activity.

Q: How long can I check out a book?

A: Students can check out a book for 2 weeks. Can't finish in 2 weeks? Stop by the library to renew any time. 

Q: Do you charge fines for overdue books?

 A: No, but a library's success depends on the responsibility of its patrons. Students are held responsible for lost or damaged books.

Q: Can I go to the library throughout the school day?

A. During classes students can come to the library anytime, they just need a pass from their classroom teacher. Passes should say what you are here to do.

Q: Can I print my documents?

A: Students are allowed to print as long as it is for school.

Q: Is the library catalog available from home?

A: Yes! Just click the OPALs link on the top of the homepage. You can also access our research databases through OPALs by clicking on the colorful cloud in OPALs. Ask Ms. Burke for the password.

Q: How do I access the databases from home? 

A: Databases can be accessed from OPALs by clicking on the colorful cloud, or from the "databases" page of our website. Ask Ms. Burke for the password.