Lakeridge, Mountain View, and Sumner
Middle School Libraries

ensuring that all students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.  - ALA Info Power


ALA (used with permission)

Kandy Rose, NBCT, Middle School Library Media Specialist
Susan Krezelak (LMS), Michele Dyche (MMS), Cindy Fullington (SMS), Library Assistants
phones: LMS 253-891-5100; MMS
253-891-5200; SMS 253-891-5000

Alexandria LMS / Alexandria MMS /Alexandria SMS /PCLS Catalog

Library eSources and Internet Directories: Our best library subscription resources are linked below and with headings on the left Call or send Mrs. Rose an e-mail for the login and password guide. 

World Book Online AND Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
We subscribe to World Book Online for well-edited general reference tools.  World Book Advanced has more primary sources and documents.

eLibrary (MS-HS) has thousands of digital articles from well-known magazines and newspapers as well as atlases, encyclopedias, and images - great for reference and research on current issues. Use eLibrary Elementary AND ProQuest for easier and more advanced research choices.

Culture Grams Online AND World Conflicts Today
Culture Grams gives us world cultural information, customs, and images. World Conflicts Today gives detailed information on major world conflicts including Afghanistan, Darfur, Kashmir, Palestine, and others.  Try Pierce County Databases for more cultural resources including Lands and Peoples. and

Search for current Washington State career information and opportunities.

Enchanted Learning has great classroom tools for teachers.  This is a Lakeridge subscriptions only.
Access today's electronic version of our daily Tacoma newspaper. Archives are kept for two weeks. AND

Over 50 more e-sources including Biography Resource Center, Discovering Collection, History Resource Center, Junior High e-Books (Gale Virtual Reference), Grolier MultiMedia Encyclopedia, Lands and People, and Opposing Viewpoints.  You must have a PCLS library card for access. While you're at it, find what books our local public library system has.  You can even put them on hold in advance, and have them delivered to Sumner from anywhere in Pierce County.
4 June 2010
Kandy Rose, NBCT

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