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Whittaker Elementary School Media Center

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A monthly newsletter from the WES Library Media Center!

Library Links

A monthly newsletter from the WES Library Media Center!

January 2018

January 15th is Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Wow! Did you know that since the beginning of school there were...?

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Research & Homework Help

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Genre spotlight on Nonfiction (Informational Books)

Our Mission

The mission of the WES Library Media Program is to ensure that students are effective users of ideas and information who are enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and productive users of technology.

790 Whittaker Parkway Orangeburg, South Carolina 29115 (803) 534-6559  
Mrs. Matney: CES Librarian

Mrs. Rast: WES Librarian

Mrs. Rast is finishing her Masters in Library & Information Science from USC and has been a school librarian since 2015. She grew up in Orangeburg and resides  with her husband and three children in Cameron . She enjoys reading, yardwork, and shopping. In her spare time you can find her reading, shopping, and of course cheering for the Clemson Tigers! Her favorite authors and illustrators are Mo Willems, Meghan McCarthy, Ann M. Martin, Jon Scieszka, and many more!

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 Reading is so very important.  Please encourage your child to read every day at home.  We have several programs and contests that encourage reading. 



What's Happening @ Your Media Center?




To remain abreast of what is happening in the media center click on the Files link above to read our monthly newsletter.


Whittaker Elementary School Library Catalog


Search for books by clicking on this link for the Destiny Library catalog.

 Note: If you are at home, you may access the catalog by clicking the home link.  



 eBook Library

We have eBooks! To access the eBooks click on the following link:
Username: whittaker
Password: ebooks



 SC DISCUS (Ask for Account Log In)
The South Carolina State Library offers this free database to everyone. If you are using this at home, please get a user name and password from the library in order to view the databases. There are so many resources to choose from on SC DISCUS. Britannica Encyclopedia, Biography Resource Center, Access Science, and Culture Grams are all great for school or everyday use.



SC Know It All





SC Know It All is a free ETV database full of tutorials, homework helpers, videos, and games that cover the South Carolina standards in an exciting way. Some of these databases include Gullah Net, Artopia, and Hobby Shop. Please click on the link above to visit.