Library

The Mary Lou Foody Memorial Library and Media Center supports St. Joseph’s students in librarytheir pursuit of knowledge by providing a continually expanding collection of more than 12,000 items. Holdings include books and research materials relevant to our curriculum, a growing youth literature section, numerous weekly and monthly periodicals, daily subscriptions to local and national newspapers, on-line subscriptions to select academic sites such as Discus, Noodle Tools, and JSTOR, and a wide assortment of videos, DVDs and CDs. Additionally, the center is equipped with Dell laptops which students can use for research and other academic purposes. More than 30 iPads and 30 Chromebooks are kept in mobile carts for check out to classrooms. The SJCS grandparent advocacy group, The St. Anne’s Society, assists with the ongoing fundraising efforts to increase our holdings.

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Library/Media Center Mission Statement 
The Library/Media Center strives to support the overall school mission statement by:

  • Providing both print and electronic resources suitable for classroom and research purposes
  • Offering a warm, inviting and accessible space for students and teachers to read, study and research
  • Continuously analyzing and updating the collection
  • Anticipating future needs, especially as they relate to changing technologies
Circulation

Digital Books

SJCS Card Catalog and Online Database Services

SJCS Library/Media Center Selection Policy
SJCS Library/Media Center Donation Policy

Library/Media Center Hours
7:40 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

7:40 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Wednesday

The library schedule sometimes varies due to special events and is not open during the summer.


Meet Our Media Specialist

mcclendon_rodRod McClendon
Media Specialist

Email: rmcclendon@sjcatholicschool.org
Phone: 234-9009, ext. 122

Education: BA in Journalism, Texas Tech University