Our Media Center
Any student, teacher, or community member may request a book be ordered for the media center collection by filling out the Google form below. All suggestions will be given consideration by the media committee for addition to the media program.
Book ReturnsEmail the media specialist, Mr. Connor, if you have any questions
In-Person StudentsStudents will return their books in their classroom.Digital StudentsParents will return their child(ren)'s books in a book return to be located outside the doors to the front lobby or be returned on the day of their scheduled curbside checkout.
Media Center Goals
- cultivate a love of reading
- facilitating the effective use of technology
- provide up-to-date resources that cover the AKS
- encourage students to be life-long learners
- teach students to become ethical users of print and electronic resources
- create a fun-filled, common learning area
Online Research Library
Doing research? Did you want to find access to our databases which include encyclopedias, ebooks (Tumblebooks and Bookflix), and more? Access your eClass account.
Paying for Lost/Damaged Books
Lost books are $15 per hardback and $5 per paperback
**Note-Lost books/fines need to be paid for via MyPaymentsPlus. Replacement books must be purchased through funds generated through MyPaymentsPlus or county-directed funds.
Harbins Elementary has gone cashless. All fines from the media center will be handled in MyPaymentsPlus. Any book that is returned in good condition, and in a timely manner, will have a refund generated. Click on the Google Slide below for instructions.
Readers RallyThe Gwinnett Readers Rally is a quiz bowl style competition for students and is offered to 4th and 5th grade students at Harbins. Students read books from a predetermined list and answer questions about those books. Each Gwinnett County school may send up to 10 players to the Readers Rally. For current 3rd and 4th graders at Harbins, the books are available for checkout. Get a head start on next year!Information about meeting times will be updated in the fall.
Readers Rally Books
Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire
Elephant Thief, The
Tom Angleberger & Paul Dellinger
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring
Saving Fiona: The Story of the World's Most Famous Baby Hippo
Sergeant Reckless : The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero
Sweep : The Story of a Girl and Her Monster
Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas
Keith Connor (Media Specialist)
Melinda Kelly (SLP Teacher)
Cindy Parker (Gifted Teacher)
Students are expected to follow the T.I.G.E.R. Traits (Trust, Integrity, Growth, Effort, & Respect).
Students will follow the same expectations that are exhibited in the classroom.