Media Center News

Check out what's happening in the NMES Media Center!


Welcome to the newsletter for the NMES Media Center! Read below for information and updates on media center programs and lessons. If you have any questions or need more information, please email Mrs. Siderius, our media specialist, at Follow us on Twitter @NMESMediaCenter for pictures of our learning in action!

Author Visit

Thursday, May 10th, 9:30am

93 West Main Street

New Market, MD

Author Chris Barton will be at NMES on Thursday, May 10th, to host an author visit for grades PreK-2nd! After studying his popular books, such as Whoosh!, Shark Vs. Train, and That's Not Bunny!, in media, students will hear him speak about what it means to be an author.

Students can also order autographed books by Chris Barton at a discount through the Curious Iguana! The books will be delivered on the day of this visit. If you'd like to order a book, please visit

Book Drive for Lincoln Elementary

Thank you to everyone who has donated books to our book drive for Lincoln Elementary School's Little Free Library. We have collected over 2,100 books so far! You can continue donating through the end of the school year. For questions, please email Mrs. White at or Mrs. Siderius at

Remind Text Alerts

Need help keeping track of when your child's books are due? Sign up for the media center's text alerts! VIsit to see when your child has media and to get the code to sign up for these weekly text reminders!

Online Resources

Did you know that the media center offers many online resources, including free ebooks, for our students and families? Check them out on the media center website for homework help, research projects or just for fun. There is a link on the website that will give you all of the passwords! Just have your child sign in with their school username and password to access all of them!