Media Center

Media Center



  • Lake Weston has over 8,000 book titles, which include easy, fiction, non-fiction, biographies, and graphic novels. Classes visit the Media Center once every two weeks.

    Media Center Lessons

  • K - 5th grade lessons follow the Florida State Library Media Standards.
  • Video links to some of the lessons can be found on the Student Body Canvas Page.

Media Center Policies

  • Kindergarten students check out one book and keep the book in their classroom.
  • 1st through 5th grade students check out one. It is up to the teacher's discretion if library books go home.
  • Overdue, lost, or damaged books are included in this total.
  • Students check out one fiction book and one non-fiction book.
  • There are no fees for overdue books, only lost and damaged books.
  • Students check out books within their personal preferences.

OWE A FINE? YOU CAN PAY ONLINE WITH OUR SCHOOL PAY LINKS: 

Library books: http://bit.do/lwelibrary 

Laptops/iPads: http://bit.do/lwedevice

Chargers:  http://bit.do/lwecharger

Computer Lab

The students use these computers in the following ways:

  • iReady and FSA testing
  • Accelerated Reader quizzes
  • Researching classroom related topics
  • Accessing academic programs in Launch

Scholastic Book Fairs

Lake Weston hosts two Book Fairs; one in September and one in April. All students visit the Book Fair with their classes. This serves as the major fundraiser for the school library. Profits are used to buy new books for the library and Makerspace materials.
Spring Book Fair 2022 Event: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/lakewestonelementaryschool

Makerspace

Virtual Makerspacehttps://sites.google.com/ocps.net/lwedigitalmakerspace/home 
Students participate in S.T.E.A.M (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math) activities when they visit the Makerspace. These activities include holiday crafts, puzzles and problem solving activities, Snap Circuits, robotics, engineering design challenges, and more.

E-Books

Destiny.ocps.net 
Hundreds of e-books for all levels of readers are available through Destiny Discover, which students can access in the Library Research Tools folder in Launch.

For more information, contact Lori Marinaro at [email protected]