• MEDIA CENTER

    Mission Statement:

    The mission of the Camp Creek Media Center is to develop life-long readers
    and learners in a technologically rich, literary environment.

    Media Specialist - Samanth Johnson
    Media Clerks - Jill Youngblood and Traci Zimmerman

    Focus Statement:

    The focus of the Camp Creek Media Center is…

    • to provide media resources, facilities, services, and support to all areas of the instructional program.
    • to provide a variety of services for students which promote digital citizenship, encourage reading, and
      integrate technology.
    • to provide a 21st century environment that fosters creativity and independence, critical thinking skills, and
      active engagement in authentic learning experiences.

    Media Policies

    Hours: 8:20 – 8:40 AM; 9:00 AM (or immediately following Camp Creek Live) until 3:00 PM.
    Students should have the opportunity to come to the CCES Media Center at least once a week for circulation purposes.
    Teachers may choose to send students individually or bring the whole class.

    Student Circulation:

    Library Cards – Each student has a card with their student ID number on it. The cards are kept in
    baskets in the media center with a basket for each homeroom.

    • Kindergarten – May check out 1 book for 1 week.
    • First Grade – May check out 1 book for up to 1 week. May return a book the next morning but must
      keep it overnight.
    •  Second Grade – May check out 2 books for up to 2 weeks. May return a book the next morning but
      must keep it overnight.
    • Third Grade – May check out 2 books for up to 2 weeks AND 1 magazine for 3 days. May return a book
      or magazine the next morning but must keep items overnight.
    • Fourth and Fifth Grades – May check out 2 books for up to 3 weeks and 1 magazine for 3 days. May
      return a book or magazine the next morning but must keep items overnight.
    •  Overdues – Students with overdue books or magazines will not be allowed to check out until they return
      the book or magazine. An overdue notice will be sent home in folders. Parents will be emailed if a book
      is 30 days overdue and a letter will be mailed home when a book becomes 60 days overdue.
    • Damaged and Lost Books
    •  Lost Books – Students who lose a book will be asked to pay for it. There is a $15 fine for hardback
      books and ad $5 fine for paperback books.
    • Lost Magazines – Students who lose a magazine will be asked to pay for it. There is a $4 fine for
      magazines to cover the cost of the magazine and the white envelope used for circulation of magazines.
    • Damaged Books – Students who damage a book beyond repair will be asked to pay for it. The same
      fine charged for Lost Books applies. Most of our damages are due to water bottles, pets, and younger
      siblings. We appreciate your support in taking good care of our books.

    Online Research Library

    • Internet Policies – Students must have signed an AUP (Acceptable Use Policy) form before they can
      access the internet in a GCPS school. Use of the internet must be in support of, and consistent with the
      vision, mission and goals established by the Gwinnett County Board of Education for the purpose of
      instructional support. Inappropriate use will result in cancellation of these privileges as well as possible
      disciplinary action.
    • Home Access – Students can access the Online Research Library at home through the Camp Creek web
      site. Click on the eClass button and login with your student ID number and password. You will need
      passwords when accessing the databases at home so click on the lock next to the databases to view the
      passwords for each database.