• Welcome to L. M. Smith Middle School Library

    Hours of Operation



     I love to READ!

    Library Media Specialist: S. Walton

    Grade: 6-8

    Telephone Number: 205-231-5899 

    Email: swalton@bhm.k12.al.us



    L. M. Smith Library Media Center is an integral part of the total school program. The Library Media Center shares and implements the school's goals and objectives. Functioning as a vital entity, the Library Media Center is involved in the teaching-learning process.


    L. M. Smth Middle School Library Mission Statement

    The mission of L. M. Smith Middle School Library Media Center is to assist our students and staff in becoming active and effective users of information and ideas, to nurture a love for learning, pleasure reading, and to provide the resources needed to support the schools’ academic goals and standards. 

    The L. M. Smith Middle School Library Media Center creates a place that is conducive to reading, research, and studying; we provide a comprehensive collection of educational materials, in various formats, that support the schools’ curriculum; and provide for the learning needs of the school community. Library materials are defined as all electronic, print, and non-print resources. 


    L. M. Smith Middle School Library Media Program Goals


    To teach students to access, evaluate, and use information.

    To maintain a well-balanced collection of media appropriate to the needs of the school.

    To provide assistance in locating and using instructional materials.

    To promote instruction in information literacy.

    To provide instructional materials that will stimulate growth in knowledge and literary appreciation.

    Collaborate and plan with staff to integrate information literacy skills into pre-existing units.