Tenafly Middle School Media Center

Ms. Meluso, School Library Media Specialist

Library Media Center Hours:

Monday: 8:20 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday - Friday: 7:55 am* - 3:45 pm

(subject to early closing when necessary)

* Stop by the Guidance Office to get a pass to use the library before school begins.


  • Books may be borrowed for four weeks
  • Books may be renewed twice - just bring your borrowed book into the library to be renewed and stamped with a new due date!

Reference Materials:

  • Reference books may be borrowed overnight
  • Please return any borrowed items before 1st period the following school day


  • New magazines (in protective covers) do not circulate
  • Older issues may be borrowed for up to three days
  • Older issues can be found in the blue crates outside the library office

Checking Out & Returning Materials:

When borrowing from the TMS Library Media Center be sure to:
  • Bring your item to the circulation desk
  • Provide your Student ID #
  • Know the due date

When returning materials:

  • Please return books as soon as you finish - there may be another student waiting to borrow that same book!
  • All materials should be returned to the circulation desk

Reserving a Book:

If you know that a book is available at our library, but is already checked out by another student:
  • Fill out an orange card found at the circulation desk
  • Include your first & last name, the title and author of the book, and your homeroom

When the book is returned, you will be notified of its availability during homeroom.

Overdue Notices:

  • If your book is overdue you will receive a notice during homeroom
  • Overdue notices will tell you which book needs to be returned to the library
  • Please return materials as soon as possible


  • Visit the TMS Library Media Center webpage at https://tinyurl.com/yd896v35
  • You will find several databases to aid in your research (Brainpop, Learn 360, World Book Online, Facts of File and SIRS Discoverer)


The TMS Library Media Center uses the Destiny database for its online library catalog.
  • Use Destiny to see whether a book is a part of our collection, if it is available, or on loan
  • To access this database use either of the iPads at the circulation desk
  • From class or from home, visit the TMS Library Media webpage (see above) and click on the "Search our Library Collection" tab to gain access

Our facility:

Front Entrance Display:
  • A special entrance display faces you when you enter the library media center and is updated monthly
  • New book titles can be found on the shelving along the counter in front of the windows


  • 14 personal desktop computers & 26 Chromebooks are available
  • A printer/copier is also available for student use (black & white copies only)