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Our certified librarian, Mrs. Denene Barnes and our amazing library assistant enjoy working with and helping the students locate just the right books in our library.  

Our first goal is to get students excited about reading! Parents can help their children by reading at home with them on a daily basis 

Our second goal is to help the students to become lifelong learners who develop a love of reading for both fun and learning. We love to share ideas and information to help you work with your child so that they can get better at reading and comprehending! 

The Live Oak Ridge Middle School Library mission is to: 

  • Provide intellectual and physical access to quality resources in all formats 

  • Provide instruction & guidance to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas 

  • Collaborate with other educators to research, plan, design, teach, and evaluate information literacy learning experiences to meet the needs of all students.