Mission / Philosophy

  • Philosophy
    The Evella S. Brown Media Center at Todd-Grant Elementary provides all members of the school community with access to information, reading and research assistance, and instruction that supports the curricula and educational goals of our school.  Integration of the Library Media Center Program with the curricula fosters a partnership with teachers and ensures that information skills are an integral part of learning so that students will be able to function successfully in the information society.  The Library Media program extends and enhances classroom experiences and stimulates the development of a lifelong love and appreciation of reading and learning.
  • Mission Statement
    The mission of the Evella S. Brown Media Center Program is to develop lifelong readers and effective users of information.

Media Specialist

The Library Media Specialist plays a critical role in the introduction of new learning technologies, support of the curriculum, and the teaching of information skills in a positive learning environment in which all students can become independent, lifelong learners.

Accelerated Reader Links

Magazine Resources

  • National Geographic Kids
    Monthly featured people, animals, places, facts, games, activities, and other related links
  • Highlights Kids
    Highlights Kids magazine links, resources, and games
  • Big Back Yard
    Montly crafts, recipes, games, and activities to accompany Big Back Yard magazine.
  • Ranger Rick
    Games, animals, and activities that accompany Ranger Rick magazine
  • National Geographic Little Kids
    Stories about animals from the online version of National Geographic's Little Kids magazine
  • Spider
    Stories, crafts, and activities corresponding to Spider magazine
  • Click
    Creative projects, audio recordings, picture book reviews, and games that correspond to Click magzine
  • Ladybug
    Fun and creative projects, audio recordings, picture book reviews, and games corresponding to Ladybug magazine
  • Jack and Jill
    Activities, stories, recipes, crafts, and videos that correspond to Jack and Jill magazine
  • Humpty Dumpty
    Stories, activities, recipes, art, and poems that correspond to Humpty Dumpty magazine
  • Puzzlemania Kids
    Games and puzzles from Highlight's Puzzlemania Kids magazine
  • ChickaDEE
    Online puzzles, jokes, and e-cards corresponding to ChickaDEE magazine
  • Chirp
    Educational activities that correspond to Chirp magazine
Melissa Gordon, Media Specialist

Visit Mrs. Gordon's teacher webpage for more information

Forms & Files

Follett Destiny

Pebble Go

Research using Pebble Go

Storyline Online

Listen to stories here

Photo Gallery