Libraries & Media Center
The media center is the primary curriculum and cultural resource for the school community. The media center meets local, state, and professional standards to achieve the Community satisfaction.
The media center's mission is to support the curriculum by meeting the information needs of its School Community in a timely manner and by fostering lifelong learning.
The media center has a collection of approximately 500 books. The collection includes fiction, non-fiction, reference, foreign languages, biographies, short stories, mangas/comics/graphic novels, and audiobooks. The media center also subscribes to magazines and News paper!
A collection of books, periodicals, and non-print items dealing with curriculum and professional issues is housed in the media center workroom(Libraries) . The professional collection also includes materials provided by the District for curriculum support and professional development. Teachers are encouraged to check out these items at any time.
Print and non-print materials may be reserved in the media center for specific student projects. Advance notice is required so that these resources may be ready for use by the class. In some instances, materials may be checked out to teachers for use in the classroom.
Computers, Printers, Laptops, and Tablets:
The media center has 25 computers, 5 laptops, and 01 Nook Tablets with access to the Internet. The media center also offers free WI-FI access. These are available for educational purposes only. All users must adhere to Azania Acceptable Use Policy. Printing is available for students at a cost of 500 Tsh.per page for black and white, 500 Tsh. per page for graphics in colored ink.
Students may visit the library during class time with a pass from their teachers. The library is open for use by students without passes 30 minutes before and after school hours.
The media center has a collection of non-print materials. Teachers and staff may check out videos, CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs, audio tapes, audio books, playaways, laser disks, and other non-print materials. The collection is located in the media center workroom. Teachers are encouraged to use only audiovisual materials owned by the media center of the school. Teachers who use privately owned or rented videos are responsible for observing all applicable District policies and Tanzania Copyright Laws.