•  Welcome to the Ernest F. Bush K-8 Library
    Hours of Operation
    Librarian: Shanda Walton
    Subject: Library
    Grade: K-8 
    Telephone Number: 205-231-9070
    Shanda Walton, Librarian
    Ernest F. Bush K-8 Library Mission Statement

    The mission of the Bush K-8 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 Bush K-8 Library Media Center create a place that is conducive to reading, research, and studying; they 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. When considering electronic sources, the media center use criteria resembling those for print materials.

    Ernest F. Bush 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.