Welcome to Gibbs Elementary Library

    Debby Jo Buschermohle, Library Media Specialist
    Phone:   689-1497
    Email:  deborah.buschermohle@knoxschools.org                   
                                                                                 Wild West Book Fair Logo
    Book Fair Coming Soon!
    Gibbs will be hosting our annual Book Fair, February 13-Feb. 21, 2018.  Our Book Fair Family Night will be held on Tuesday, February 13, from 5:00-8:00 p.m.  We would love to see you there!
    Please note that online ordering is not available for the Book Fair.
    About the Library Media Center

    The Gibbs Elementary School Library Media Center serves our school 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.
                                              Pebble Go! http://www.pebblego.com/login/?sqs=2eddf53ccbacc40fa8445f30fc19b2b206d1fe7f3d2798132b4b4e97fc2f6b58
     Other Resources:
         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.