Media Center
  • Media Center Policies

    The Northern Elementary Media Center hours are from 7:30 am - 2:00 pm on school days. Kindergarten students may check out one book at a time; students in grades 1 through 5 may check out two books. We do not charge fines for overdue books, but lost or damaged books should be paid for so that we can replace the items. If paying buy check, please make checks payable to Northern Elementary (once paid for, the item will become your property). Please let me know if you have any questions.


    Follett eBooks Available

         Students may access eBooks for use on computers and digital devices at home or anywhere they have internet access. Simply click on the Destiny link to the right to access to more than 5,000 eBooks. To check a book out, students will need to know their student ID number (username) and their birthdate --mmddyyyy (password).

          Access to the eBooks is also available through the  the GCS app. This app is free and available for most mobile devices.

         Please let me know if you have any questions or problems accessing our eBook collection! This is a great resource for leisure reading as well as for research projects.


    EBOB for 2018-19


    Students interested in participating in Battle of the Books should have attended the interest meetings held in May and turned in a participation form, signed by a parent, by June 8. Students must read 5 books from their chosen list, and complete a journal entry for each book, by the first meeting on Sept. 10. All meetings are held on Monday afternoon from 2:30-3:30 in the media center when school is in session. Contact Mrs. Farrell at if you have any questions.

    Click link below for 2018-19 EBOB Groups:

    EBOB groups for 2018-19


    Book Fair News!

    Our fall Parents Only book fair will be on Monday, Nov. 19 and Tuesday, Nov . 20 from 7:30 am  - 2:30 pm, with evening hours on Monday from 5:00-7:00 pm. Students will preview the fair on Friday, Nov. 16. This is a great opportunity to beat the Black Friday rush and do some tax-free shopping!! Can't make it to the fair? We offer personal shopping with student order form and payment. Online shopping is also available. We look forward to seeing you!

    Watch for information about our Spring Fair -- March 4-8, with family night on Friday, March 1 (5:30-7:30 pm).