• Welcome to the
    Westernport Elementary Library Media Center
     
    Story Corner
     
  • Accelerated Reader
     

    We concluded the Accelerated Reader program in spring 2020, after 29 years of participation.

    Please encourage your children use the myON website (found on our school homepage/bookmarks) to access over 6,500 ebooks. Students can use the Clever icon to log in more quickly, but the myON icon will take them to the site as well. myON means myONLINE library!

  • Book Exchange 
    PreK, K & 1: one book
    Grade 2 & 3: two books
    Grades 4 & 5: three books
     
    Students should return their books weekly or bring them back for renewal.
     
     
     
     
  • Book Fair
     

    Our November 2020 book fair was cancelled, due to coronavirus restrictions. We hope to have a book fair in Spring 2021. 

     
  • Meet Mrs. Hendrickson
     
    Mrs. Hendrickson has been the full-time teacher-librarian at WES since 1987. She previously worked part-time at WES and at McCoole, Columbia Street and Northeast Schools. Mrs. Hendrickson enjoys working with the children of her former students! She also loves books, computers, and cats! Mrs. Hendrickson is a native of Pittsburgh.
     
     
     
  • MISSION STATEMENT

    The School Library Media Program provides instruction, resources, and services to assist the learning community in becoming effective users of ideas and information. Qualified professionals accomplish this mission by:

    *Providing access to a variety of information sources

    *Providing exposure to a variety of literature

    *Providing instruction through a student-centered program to develop life-long readers and learners

    *Providing a program through leadership and collaboration that functions as the information center of the school community

    VISION STATEMENT

    *The School Library Media Program of Allegany County is an integral part of the learning process.

    *The school library media specialist uses state and national standards and curricula to maintain a program that supports life-long learning.

    *In each school, the school library media specialist assists the learning community in becoming active and creative locators, evaluators, and users of information.