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Mission & Goals

Andover Library Media Center Mission Statement:

¨The library media center will be a hub that connects and inspires a

love of reading through authentic and integrated learning.¨ 

Goals of the Library Media Center:

We believe a successful library media program contains the following: 

  • There is an intentional connection between library media center and classroom learning. 

  • The library media specialist works cooperatively with teachers in the design and preparation of units of study. 

  • An intentional interaction from the librarian to reach out and connect to meet the needs of the staff as a resource to bridge the classroom learning with the library media center. 

  • Bringing literature to life through authentic learning experiences for the students 

  • There is a mixture of scheduled and flexible time. 

  • Creates a culture of learning that fosters the development of empowered, self-directed learners and passionate, knowledgeable problem solvers. 

  • Integrate information literacy through collaboration, planning, implementation, and assessment of learning. 


  • Help staff, students and community to acquire an interest and joy of reading.
  • Support USD385's curriculum and programs by providing needed materials appropriate guidance and instruction.
  • Acquire and maintain a balanced collection of resources that meet the needs of all users.
  • Cooperatively plan with teachers to provide activities that integrate information literacy and research skills.