MISSION STATEMENT


The mission of the Manor Middle School Library is to teach students to be
effective users of information and to encourage and prepare students to be
life-long learners.  This mission is accomplished by:

    * providing instruction in information literacy
       
    * providing intellectual and physical access to informational 
materials in a variety of formats and media
       
    * stimulating interest in reading and in finding and using information 
and ideas
       
    * promoting the use of the media center by students, parents, and 
faculty
       
    * working with teachers to develop educational strategies to meet the
information needs of students and to augment teaching
       
    * supporting the school's curriculum and reading initiatives