Welcome

Polk County's District Library Media Services offers a number of helpful services and programs to aid teachers, faculty, district office staff, students and members of the community. The two divisions of the District Media Services are the Professional Library and Library Support Services.

Library Media Services contact information

Online Subscriptions

If you are a Library Media Specialsit or a Media Paraprofessional II, please join our Moodle group. On our Moodle page, you will find forms, support, professional organization information, and much more.

In Moodle, search: Media Specialist Learning Community. Use the enrollment key "media" to join.

Little Free LibrariesLittle Free Libraries are little decorative waterproof boxes/containers with books inside. These LFL have been placed in communities to promote literacy and the love of reading. The only rule is to bring a book and take a book. Help spread the love of reading throughout Polk County by building or sponsoring a Little Free Library in your community. You can learn more about Little Free Libraries and how to buy or build one of your own at https://littlefreelibrary.org.

Dates:

  • Middle School Book Festival will be May 16, 2018 at the Jim Miles Professional Development Center.

  • Elementary School Book Festival will be May 14-15, 2018 at the Jim MIles Professional Development Center. Actual day selections will be made closer to the event. 

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The Professional Library offers technical and professional resources and materials to district staff, teachers, administrators, and volunteers in the schools, as well as to people in the community.

The Professional Library collection includes over 4000 books. The collection includes resources on topics like leadership, classroom management, instructional design, subject area content, and technology-integrated instruction. Our collection also contains many eBooks district staff can check-out and read from any device, anywhere. We also maintain a children's collection of award-winning literature, read-alouds, and non-ficiton.

Destiny Online for Professional Use

Production Services

Some of these services have a small supplies fee attached. In case of copyrighted material, a letter from the copyright owner granting permission to copy must be presented. (contact Janice Hayes, janice.hayes@polk-fl.net or 647-4710)

Click here for Media Services Pay Form

  • Laminating
    • 25 inch, $0.10 per foot
    • 38 inch (heavy duty), $0.60 per foot
  • Ellison™ & Accu-Cut™ die cuts
  • Poster Printer, $4.50 per poster (When requesting posters, please allow at least 2 days for printing to be completed.)
  • Color Poster, 24” wide $1.00 per foot, 42” wide $1.50 per foot
  • Badge Making, $0.50 each

Homeland Heritage Park

Homeland, Florida

December 6-9, 2017

9:30am –2:00pm each day

Admission $6.00 adults, $4.00 students

http://crackerstorytellingfestival.com

For more information, contact Terrie Sullivan, terrie.sullivan@polk-fl.net or 647-4716.

Information Letter For Schools 2017

Application for Teachers 2017

For up-to-date information and forms, join our Moodle group. On our Moodle page, you will find forms, support, professional organization information, and much more.

In Moodle, search: Media Specialist Learning Community. Use the enrollment key "media" to join.

  • ALA - American Library Association
  • AASL - American Association of School Libraries
  • ILA - International Literacy Association
  • FAME - Florida Association for Meida in Education
  • FRA - Florida Reading Association
  • PCRC - Polk County Reading Council