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Elizabeth Foster, Library Media Specialist Phone Icon 706-245-9252 Email Icon Email
  Deborah Hart, Media Assistant Phone Icon 706-245-9252 Email Icon Email


Royston Elementary Media Center

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Welcome Reading Panthers!
(page updated July 2018)

Our mission is to build a media program that provides a warm and inviting place to explore, expand, and expound learning experiences... one that opens the horizons of the mind, and allows knowledge to grow.

 "The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated
more people than all wars in history."    Carl Rowan

"Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it."   C.S. Lewis 

Listen to children's books read aloud by members of the Screen Actor's Guild

eBooks - many read aloud, others read to yourself


Connect to local public libaries:    Madison County Library   Lavonia-Carnegie Library    Royston Public Library   Toccoa/Stephens County Public Library     



Copyright and Fair Use
Guide to "Fair Use", and other copyright questions.

Copyright Kids web site to teach school-age children the basics of copyright law

Digital Citizenship
Find information on safety and security, digital literacy, and ethics and community in the online learning environment.


Book Unit Website - most units by Gay Miller
Complete book units with objectives, questions for reflection - many with performance tasks.

Caldecott Medal Home Page
Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children

Children's Book Council
What's new in Children's Literature

Children's Literature WebGuide
Internet resources related to books for children and young adults

Newberry Medal Home Page
Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

University of Georgia Children's Book Awards
Established in 1968 at the University of Georgia.  Fostering a love of reading in the children of Georgia, and introducing them to books of literary excellence.


Association for Library Service to Children/American Library Association Great Websites for Kids
A comprehensive list of child-safe websites by subject area. 

Big 6
Research process for kids
Over 20,000 biographies of people past and present

Citation Machine
Helps student researchers to properly credit the sources for their information. Formats MLA 7th, APA 6th, Chicago, and Turabian styles when you fill in the blanks with information.

Common Sense Media
This site reviews websites and other media for children and rates them according to their age-appropriateness.

Galileo for Kids
State supplied resource for kids' research - see your school media specialist for password to use at home.

Georgia Stories
Website that complements the Georgia Stories video series
that is produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting Education.

Georgia Geography
What is where in Georgia

International Children's Digital Library
The ICDL Foundation promotes tolerance and respect for diverse cultures by providing access to the best of children's literature from around the world.

Kids Government
Lessons and activities to learn about our government.

Library of Congress Teacher's Page
More than ten million primary sources online.

Noodle Tools
Learn how to cite sources for your reserach

Pics4Learning Image Library
Copyright friendly images 

U.S. Mint For Kids
Find out about our money

Word Central
Online children's dictionary

3rd Grade Soil Investigation


5th Grade Inventors Research