Read to Succeed!
All About Me:
Contact Information: Pberry@mcssk12.org or 256-851-3290
I am the Library Media Specialist at our school. I have not always been a librarian. I served eight years in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Electrician and Logistics Plans Technician and I have worked in the mental health field. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Chapman College, California, Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Alabama A&M University, Alabama, and a Master’s Degree in Library Media from University of West Alabama, Alabama. I am married to Chuck Berry and we have three children and one granddaughter.
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LIBRAY MEDIA SPECIALISt
Scholastic Book Fair
Our Fall book fair will be held on September 18-22 in the MCES Library. Reading Night will be Monday, September 18 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Grandparents Day is Friday, September 22 at 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Come and help us meet our goal of 500 books in sales.
Parent resources are available for check out. also, if you would like to check out books with your child(ren), please email me at PBerry@mcssk12.org or call 256-851-3290.
Library Volunteers Are Needed
If you would like to volunteer in the library, please email me at PBerry@mcssk12.org or call 256-851-3290.
Renaissance Accelerated Reading
Accelerated Reading program through Renaissance Place will allow you to take any quiz offered by Renaissance Learning. Be sure to note the quiz number in the front of each AR book when you log in to take a quiz.
Self Check In and Self Check Out
Students in grades K-8th at Madison County Elementary School may check their books in and out themselves. To check their books in, students will scan the barcode with the hand held scanner. To check their books out, students will click on their homeroom teacher's name and then their name. Students will scan the barcode with the hand held scanner. The students will click on "Done".
How to Search for Books
To search for books in the MCES collection, you would need to log into KidsWiz. You may search by author, title, and subject. The most common way to search for a book is to type the information into the search box and click enter. You may narrow your search by book level such as 3.0 to 4.0. You can even narrow the book down to the minimum and maximum Accelerated Reading points, too.