The Shark Tank

    7:05 - 7:35.      Open Library and Chromebook Swap

    7:50 - 8:35       5th Grade

    8:45 - 9:30       3rd Grade

    9:35 - 10:20     2nd Grade

    11:35 - 12:00   4th Grade

    1:00 - 1:45       Kindergarten

    1:50 - 2:35       1st Grade

  • Use the online library catalog  (Book Worm) to discover and locate your books.

    Library Catalog


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    Sharks visit the library regularly with their class throughout the year.
    With the classroom teacher's permission, students may return late books or choose new ones in between these visits.
    All students may bring their books home to enjoy with their families.
    Reading Sharks Will Be...
      • taking care of books
      • returning books or on the special class's 2nd rotation (12 school days)
      • bringing "sick books" to Mrs. Dishner for help
      • selecting appropriate books
      • using appropriate library listening and speaking skills
      • returning books so others may enjoy them
      • taking care of the reading materials, technology, and furniture provided for us to learn and grow
      • following expectations and procedures
    • KIND
      • listening to and participating in learning communities
      • showing care for others' interests and ideas
      • putting others first in activities and choices
      • helping others when needed
    • SAFE
      • controlling our bodies while on the carpet, at tables, and exploring the shelves
      • using shelf markers and other learning tools only for their purposes
      • listening and following instructions.

    What if I...

    • damage my book?
      • Bring your book to Mrs. Dishner and give her a chance to make repairs.
      • If it is damaged beyond repair, you will need to pay for the replacement cost of the book.
    • forget to bring my book on library day?
      • K-2nd grade can have 2. 3rd-5th graders can have 3 books at a time.
      • Select an e-book from MackinVia.
      • Read a magazine. 
    • I am absent on my library day?
      • K-2nd may visit the library during Open Library times.
      • 3rd-5th graders may use the self check-out station in the library during Open Library times.

Phone: (865) 560-7001


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science Elementary Education (Interdisciplinary Studies (1-8) Middle Tennessee State University Masters of Education School Library Media (k-12) East Tennessee State University

Mrs. Melissa Dishner

Library Media Specialist