Mollie GillespieWelcome to the World Of Reading!
School phone no. 601-898-7710.
About the Teacher
Hello. I am the librarian at Madison Crossing Elementary. I have been a librarian since 1981 and joined the Madison Crossing staff in 2006.
Madison Crossing Elementary Library serves children kindergarten through 5th grade.During the school year we have a school book fair. Our book fair is connected to the PTO's Crossing Fest. There will be books to purchase as well as posters, educational kits, decorated pencils and bookmarks. This year's book fair will be announced later.*****On Sept 26, 2019 MCE host guest author Trenton Lee Stewart. He spoke to the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. Forms were sent home for students who wish to purchase an autographed copy of one of his book. Reviews of his books can be located on the Barnes and Noble website. Books were handed out by author on Sept. 26.*****We had a guest author, Eliot Schrefer, visit our school on March 6, 2019. He spoke to the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students about writing and illustrating a book.The Madison Crossing Reading Fair was Jan. 10,2020. This is where the students read a story and then tell the story through a decorated project board. The first place winners progressed on to the District Reading Fair. This is not a required student activity. Please sign the form sent home and return to the school librarian in order to receive the necessary rules and guidelines. Please turn in form if you wish to enter your child in the Reading Fair. The students will not receive guideline information unless I receive a signed form from the parent. You may look at the guidelines at READING FAIR@MDEK12.ORG This year's first place winners were:Parker Wood, Jhia Anderson, Tytus Dean, Avery Donald, Hudson Elliot, Mary Ella Hester, Will Parenteau, and Fairly Lola Dean.Check out these web sites for great reference materials. World Book Encyclopedia - www.worldbookonline.com User name: mavericks, Password: studentsMagnolia is a website full of articles and information. Go to http://magnolia.msstate.edu/ If asked for a password use: magn0897Your child's pleasure reading is a huge part of their education. Be certain to check out the various children's reading programs that will be offered at your public library and in the local book stores.The school library does not accept replacement copies purchased for the library by students or parents. If a book is lost or destroyed the fine must be paid in order for the school librarian topurchase a replacement book.Mission Statement for Madison Crossing LibraryThe library is committed to assisting the students and staff of Madison Crossing by instilling a lifelong enjoyment of reading while using information literacy skills and a collaborative approach to instruction based on the curriculum established by our school. The library is committed to providing access to quality print and non-print materials and technology.The library will help students learn through a quality program using information literacy skills.The library will provide students and staff with access to a variety of quality materials appropriate for the age of our students and their curriculum.The library will promote the love and enjoyment of reading.The library will provide assistance to the staff and collaboration in the areas of instruction in information literacy and technology to support the curriculum.