Welcome to Gibbs Elementary Library

    Debby Jo Buschermohle, Library Media Specialist
    Phone:   689-1497
    Email:  deborah.buschermohle@knoxschools.org                                                           
    About the Library Media Center

    The Gibbs Elementary School Library Media Center serves our students and staff with access to print and digital materials.  
      GES OPAC
    Online Catalog
    Click on the bookworm to access the
    Gibbs Elementary School Online Catalog
     Checkout Policy

    Students in grades K through 2 may check out 1 book.
    Students in grades 3 through 5 may check out 2 books.
    Students may check out books for 2 weeks (1 rotation cycle).
    If a student loses or damages a book beyond repair, the student is expected to pay for the book. 
    Databases and Resources
     These databases and resources help students with research, typing practice, and reading.
                    MackiMackinVIA nVIA
    Other Resources:
                     Learn 360Learn 360
         Series and Sequels

KCS Library Media Mission and Beliefs


    LMS Vision


    KCS Librarians/Media Specialists Beliefs 


    We believe the Library Media Specialist will:
    • Promote a love of reading.
    • Create a safe and inviting environment for all learners. Cultivate a spirit of inquiry.
    • Collect a rich variety of resources to support the needs of each learner.
    • Provide equitable information access to all learners.
    • Teach learners:
      • To access information efficiently for a variety of purposes.
      • To evaluate and discern among information sources.
      • To use information critically, effectively, and ethically.
    • Collaborate with students and teachers to decide the best methods for creating and sharing information.
    • Integrate services with the school’s mission and goals.
    • Model lifelong learning by engaging in relevant and sustained professional development.