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Martial F. Billeaud Elementary School
library
Lauren Deville

Mrs. Lauren Deville, Librarian

lndeville@lpssonline.com

Abigayle Mire

Ms. Abigayle Mire, Library Clerk

almire@lpssonline.com

Our Goal

The Martial F. Billeaud Media Program seeks to create a 21st-century environment that promotes learning for all students by providing equitable access to information, teaching information literacy skills, and encouraging lifelong learning. 

The library media center strives to be a center of collaborative learning that produces creative students who have an appreciation of literature, critical thinking skills, and a respect for others and self.

2022-2023 Library Parent Letter

Accelerated Reader

  • Our school uses the Accelerated Reader (AR) program to track students reading progress.
  • With this program, your child has access to over 100,000 quizzes. 
  • If you would like to see if there is a quiz for a book, go to www.arbookfind.com.
  • Go to the AR testing site.
  • Your child will know his/her username and password.
  • Students may only take AR tests at school.
  • Email Mrs. Deville if they are uncertain (lndeville@lpssonline.com).

Destiny

  • Destiny is our library catalog system.  
  • We use Destiny to know what books we own and if they are checked out or available to check out. 
  • We also have access to World Book Online and TumbleBooks.
  • The World Book Online username and password is lpssschools and gumbo.
  • Go to Destiny.

Library Visits

  • Students in grades Kindergarten through 4th will visit the library weekly for 30 minutes. 
  • Students in grades 1st-5th can visit the libarary during open access hours as well (9:00-2:45).
  • Students in the 5th grade will visit the library during open access hours (8:30-2:45).
  • During library visits, students will be able to check out new books (2 books at a time).
  • Students will also tinker and explore with STEAM during library time.
  • It is a place for us to design, invent, collaborate, connect and have fun using the principles of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.
  • A Makerspace is about solving problems, building, thinking and rethinking of thoughts and ideas. 
  • From technology to recyclable materials, the Makerspace allows learning to come alive!
  • If you would like to purchase supplies for our library, please check out our wish list. (https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/SSG6KRHA2KMM?ref_=wl_share)

Fines

  • Students are not assessed fines for overdue books. 
  • However, students are not allowed to check out new books if they have an overdue library book.
  • Once the overdue library book is returned,  then the student may continue checking out books.  
  • Please assist us in helping your child be responsible for his or her library books.  
  • Each student is responsible for any book(s) he or she checks out. 

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