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Elementary Library & Media Center

The elementary library is located in E285 on the second floor of the Elementary/Middle School Building.

Library Staff:

Crosby MacKenzie (Librarian)
Rachel Roth (Paraprofessional)


Accelerated Reader Program:

Looking for AR books and levels?  Click on arbookfind.com.


Library Services:

LCS Library Collection
To access the Lakeland Christian School Library collection, please use the link below. You may search by keyword, title, author, subject or series.

LCS Library Collection

Student Library Usage
Each week, students in grades K4-5 have a period of time set aside to visit the library. During this time, students may check out books and are taught basic library skills. Students may check out a variety of fiction and nonfiction books or use reference materials in the library. Students have access to several computers that can be used for word processing, PowerPoint and internet research. Teachers may reserve the library in order to let classes research for papers and projects.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
The LCS library has a subscription to the Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition database. This online encyclopedia includes articles from approximately 400 periodicals. Students using this resource from home should use the following link to access the site: http://school.eb.com. The library also has subscriptions for SIRS, Literature Online and Science Online. Contact the library for user names and passwords.


Internet Databases

The following websites and databases are paid for by the school and may be used by school families:

ProQuest SIRS and Literature

Science Online

World Book


Parent Resource Center

The LCS library has a special resource section available for the parents of our students. This section includes a number of books and tapes by notable authors such as Dr. James Dobson, Cynthia Tobias, Gary Smalley, Dr. Russell Barkley and many others. Subjects range from mothering to parenting strong-willed children to dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder.


Dance Mat Typing

Dance Mat Typing is an introduction to touch typing designed specifically for children. They will start with Level 1 and build their skills gradually through Level 4.

Dance Mat Typing


Odyssey Mathematics

This program focuses on developing foundational skills to support learners at all levels. It emphasizes repetition and the practice of key skills, reinforcing study habits to sharpen students’ comprehension and featuring engaging activities that use animation, live action and sound to capture and hold students’ attention.

http://www.thelearningodyssey.com


Ticket to Read

This is a self-paced, student-centered online reading program that provides dynamic skills practice and improved reading performance. A motivating and fun reward system keeps students on task to learn critical word attack skills and phonics skills development.

http://www.tickettoread.com


TumbleBookLibrary

The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration, but no animation), e-books and audio books which may be viewed online or downloaded for 90 days, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students. To access the TumbleBookLibrary, click the link below and use the following login credentials:

TumbleBookLibrary
Username: lakelandcs
Password: books