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Long Beach Middle School

Library/Media Department



From the "best in books" to the "best of the Internet" the Middle School Library-Media Center (LMC) strives to provide students and staff with ready access to the broadest spectrum of appropriate and current resources available to meet and exceed the highest of standards.

Middle School students and staff are encouraged to utilize the LMC as frequently as possible in order to acquire and sustain familiarity with the ever-changing modes of the information revolution.

The Middle School LMC offers:

1. An on-line card catalog

2. Searchable databases

3. World Wide Web access

4. A collection of over 20,000 age-appropriate books and periodicals


Parents are encouraged to maintain contact with the LMC staff to discuss and share their child's special reading and library interests.


Electronic Doorway

Electronic Doorway New York State Education Commissioner Richard Mills recently recognized the Middle School LMC as an "Electronic Doorway Library" for its use of computers and telecommunications technology to provide electronic library services. In her letter announcing the award, Janet Welch, New York State Assistant Commissioner for Libraries wrote, "The "Electronic Doorway Library" designation recognizes that the Long Beach LMC is using advanced technology to revolutionize the delivery of library services."