Welcome to Wahl-Coates Media Center!

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  • Did you know that your student has access to eBooks?  Please check out our Virtual Library below to find out more!

     

    You can also find out what library books your child has checked out as well.  Just click on the appropriate link below.

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Our Mission

  • "Giving students the information skills and research tools to become successful lifelong learners."

Media Center

A Snapshot

  • Welcome to Wahl-Coates Media Center—the instructional hub of Wahl-Coates School. Our Media Center serves the educational needs of approximately 415 students grades Kindergarten through fifth grade and the instructional needs of approximately 80 staff members. We currently house over 8,000 print and electronic resources, varying from books, magazines, reference materials, and ebooks. This web page has been designed to extend the walls of our media center to better serve our patrons. We hope that you will find it helpful in answering your research questions.

Checkout Procedures

  • Wahl-Coates Library Book Checkout Procedures 2020-21

    (as of October 2020 - subject to change)

    • Book checkout will begin the week of October 19 for grades 2-5.

    • Students will NOT come to the library to check out books at this time.

    • Students will:

        • learn how to put books on hold in Destiny.

        • be able to check out up to 5 books at a time.

        • be able to put up to 7 books on hold at a time.

        • be able to keep books for up to 4 weeks.

      • Holds are not guaranteed due to demand and how long a book is out.

    • Holds for books are due by:

        • Sunday Night for Face-to-Face students - holds after Sunday night will go in the following week’s holds.

        • Wednesday Night for Virtual Learners -  holds after Wednesday night will go in the following week’s holds.

      • We will also have some “grab and go” bags of books for Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade students that we have pre-selected if you don’t want to put books on hold but just want to come get a bag of books.

    • Books will be delivered to students according to these procedures:

        • Face-to-Face students will have books delivered to their classrooms using the following schedule: K/1st  - Wed., 2nd & 3rd - Thurs., 4th & 5th - Friday.

        • Virtual Learners will be able to pick up their books on Mondays from 10:45-11:30.

        • All books will be distributed in bags that should be returned with books.

        • A bookmark stating the due date for the enclosed books will be included.

    • Book return:

      • Face-to-Face students can return their books when finished to the Library Book bin located in their classroom for quarantine.

      • Virtual Learners can return books to the main office to be placed in the Library Book bin for quarantine.

      • All books will be checked in and then quarantined for 7 days, then reshelved.

Digital Resources for Students and Parents