Our Mission

What is the mission of our library?

I. Mission Statement

The mission of the Library Media Centers of the Orchard Farm School District is to enhance and support the learning environment in order to achieve educational excellence and to prepare students for future endeavors.

II. Our Purpose:

The goals of the Orchard Farm Library Media Centers are to promote a love of books and recreational reading, to provide access to both print and electronic forms of information, to provide opportunities for innovation, creativity and personalized learning, and to provide the tools students need to become effective digital citizens.

III. Our objectives:

A. Cooperate with the administration, faculty and staff in the establishment of the library as an integral part                  of the education program in preparing our students for college and career readiness.

B. Foster in students an appreciation for recreational reading.

C. Provide opportunities and programs that allow students to explore areas of personal interest.

D. Create a safe, pleasant, and welcoming atmosphere in our libraries.

E. Provide continuous, progressive instruction in the use of the library, materials and services.

F. Provide for the continuous building of the collection to meet the needs of the curriculum and a broad                        collection of materials to meet individual needs and interests of the students.  

G. Develop good public relations with students, teachers, and members of the community by promoting                       library programs via social media.

H. Assist faculty and administration in understanding state and federal copyright guidelines.

I. Assist the technology coordinators and faculty in instructing and moderating students on the appropriate                use of technology, particularly when gathering relevant and accurate information, and to create finished                  products based on research that effectively illustrate learning.

J. Provide continuous service of tangible and online textbooks for students and faculty, including                                   processing, cataloging, distribution, inventory, and re-ordering.

K. Provide continuous service of Chromebooks for students and faculty,  including processing, cataloging,                     distribution, inventory and repairs.

STREAM (science, technology, reading, engineering, art, math)

Preparing our students for the future...


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