Walter M. Williams High School Library
MissionThe mission of the Walter M. Williams library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. The library media specialist will seek to promote, inspire, and guide students toward a love of reading, a quest for knowledge, and a thirst for lifelong learning. The library media specialist will provide leadership, expertise, and advocacy in the use of technology, print, and electronic resources. (Information Power and International Reading Associations)HoursMonday - Thursday closing at 4:00Friday - closing at 3:30
* Hours may vary based on required meetings. Extended hours may be requested - if you need extra time to work see Ms. Harper.
MaterialsThe Williams High School Library is a student-centered library with over 20,000 items available for checkout.The collection includes both fiction and nonfiction books, reference books, audio tapes, CDs, DVDs, other audio-visual materials, and art prints.Newspapers and magazines, both current as well as back issues, are also available.Students and staff use the library to meet all curriculum needs.Open all day and during all three lunches, the library is dynamic, energetic, and vital to the academic success at Williams.
All items in the regular collection are checked out for two weeks. Reference books are checked out after school and are due back before first block the next school day. There is a fine of five cents per day for regular checkout items and 25 cents per day for reference books that are overdue. Damage fees will be charged for materials returned in a damaged condition.
Printing & CopyingIf students need to make copies, they should see the librarian. Copies are ten cents each.
Students may print from computers to a networked printer.The first three copies for school use are free; after three pages, each page is ten cents. All personal copies printed from a computer are ten cents per page.Class of 2021 Favorite Books, Authors, TV Shows and/or Movies9th grade classes visited the library for orientation fall semesterl; these are some of their favorite books, authors, movies and tv shows!
Jillian Harper, Library Media Specialist