•  Library 

    Welcome! Bienvenido! Bienvenue! आपका स्वागत है!

    To Buck Lodge Middle School Library Media Center!

     Image of librarians Rebecca Oxley and George Holderness 


    Meet Your Teacher-Librarians:

    Rebecca Oxley (SUNY Albany, University of Maryland)

    George Holderness (University of North Carolina, George Washington University)

     

     

    Hours

    Open 7am every school day, Open all MODs A & B Days (daily exceptions on AM announcements)

    Open after school Thursday (when activity bus available); Library Club after school Thursday

    We ask that teachers and students please not use media center computers and printers when classes are in session - thank you! =)

       

    BLMS Library Student Orientation 

    PGCPS Acceptable Use Technology Policy 

     


     

    Quick Resources:

    Search the catalog - Destiny

    Search databases - first stop for research 

    Library of Congress - find primary and secondary documents 

    BLMS Digital Library Mobile App 

    Maryland AskUsNow! - chat with a librarian 24/7 

    Creative Commons - find copyright-free media for projects and presentations 

    RoyaltyFreeMusic.com - award winning library of royalty-free music

    Search Prince George's County Public Library catalog - use databases, find books & movies, and download free e-books, audiobooks & music 

     BLMS Library Pinterest: coming soon!

     Tumblebooks banner 

    Click here for Tumblebooks access


    Students: what can you do at your library?

    • Use computers
    • Get online
    • Play games
    • Listen to music
    • Watch videos
    • Read books 
    • Listen to audiobooks
    • Hang out with your friends after school
    • Make cool stuff
    • Have a safe space
    • Chill
     
    Teachers: what can the library do for you?
    • Book check-out for your classes
    • Computer lab or laptop carts for your classes
    • Instruction on how to research, evaluate sources, citation & plagiarism, and digital citizenship
    • Collaborate: co-plan, co-teach and co-assess a class, unit, or curriculum
    • Curate free media and open access software
    • Reader advisory and student-centered planning
    • Read-alouds and using graphic novels in teaching
    • Find hot new resources and Web 2.0 educational technologies
    • Technology & social media workshops
    • Come to your classroom!
     
    Schedule anything on the BLMS Library Calendar right from your PGCPS Calendar - Here's how to do it step by step 

     

    Request services with the BLMS Library Services Request Form 

    QR Code to BLMS Library Services Request Google Form 

    Request materials with the BLMS Library Materials Request Form 

    QR Code to BLMS Library Materials Request Google Form 


     

    Contact Us

    Phone: (301) 431-6290 x244

    Email: rebecca.oxley@pgcps.org 

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    Latest Librarian Activity: Back-To-School Night Library Card Drive with Prince George's County Public Library, Thursday August 29th