Bourne Middle School Media Center

Lynn M. Weeks, Library Media Specialist

What we have:

"Physical Collection"

  • Fiction, Non-fiction, & Reference print collection
  • Small, growing e-book collection through Follett e-Shelf
  • Professional Collection of teaching materials, videos, audios
  • Memberships to other libraries for extended access to materials!
  • Materials at various levels to support differentiation & the Common Core

Media Center Web-site!

Visit the Media Center Web-site for 24/7 access to library and online resources!

  • Online resources & links for students & staff!
  • Pathfinders - guides to getting started researching certain topics
  • Databases - including Encyclopedia Britannica!


Databases are online subscription sites available to us because of our membership in the Massachusetts Library System. They offer articles from print sources, as well as web-sites and multimedia. Perfect for supporting the Common Core and multimodal literacy! We have access to a wide variety of databases with special subject specializations to support all levels of learning in all content areas!

A Flexible Schedule!

I am no longer teaching fixed classes which means I am available in the media center to work with your classes!

What we can do:

Teach Lessons!

  • Database Usage
  • Non-fiction resources ... locating materials, parts of non-fiction text, point of view ...
  • Reference materials & usage
  • Internet Searching & Evaluation
  • Internet Ethics
  • Bibliographies
  • Web-tools (Research, Curation, Presentation)
  • Research - create pathfinders, provide starting points, guidance, coordinate with the public library!
  • Integrate Technology!

Support the Common Core!

  • Non-Fiction & Primary Sources
  • Research
  • Multi-modal Literacy!

Book Selection Visits!

All ELA Classes should be scheduling regular visits so that ALL students have access to books for Book Battles, silent reading and pleasure-reading!

If you still haven't scheduled your visit yet, please call or email me for help!