Media Center


Welcome to Hayneville Middle School Media Center!

HMS Newly Renovated Media Center
HMS Newly Renovated Media Center


LIBRARY MISSION                 

To ensure that all students and staff are independent and effective users of information and ideas.

The goal of our library media center is to develop life-long learners who are effective users of ideas and information.

The library is open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for students to checkout/return books, read, take AR tests, or work on school assignments/projects.

Library Media Center

Students may check out 2 items.

Books are due in 14 days.

Reference materials may not be checked out from the media center.

All checkout privileges are suspended until overdue books, or lost books are returned.

Students are charged the purchase price for lost or damaged books.


Students must have an Internet Acceptable Use Policy form on file before using the computers.

Library computers are available to students at all times with the exception of times that a classroom teacher has reserved the computers.

Students must have a written pass from an academic teacher in order to use a computer.

Use of the internet for recreation is not permitted.


Some of the special programs offered to students throughout the school year include the following:

1.  Accelerated Reader: This is a motivational reading program for all grade levels. Students earn points by reading books of their choice, at their reading level, and taking computerized tests. The AR quizzes available for testing at our school can be found under "Forms" above.

3.  Alabama Virtual Library: This is an online database that includes magazines, journals, and newspaper articles. This resource can be accessed from school or home (withOUT an AVL card). Direct access to this website can be found under "Links" above.

4.  Atriuum (OPAC): Our library circulation system is currently available countywide. It allows users to search for library materials based on a number of different criteria.

5.  Scholastic Book Fair: Each year, we have at least one book fair, offering students, teachers, and parents an opportunity to purchase books for individual or classroom use. 

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