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Edgecombe County Schools

Accelerated ReaderNash-Rocky Mount Public Schools have combined their lists so that all of the K-8 schools will have access to over 100,000 tests. We also have the individual AR notebooks for schools in Nash and Edgecombe county.

To find what books are on the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools list you can go to their website at: http://www.nrms.k12.nc.us/departments/media/ar/

*Unfortunately the library does not have AR quiz testing*

Our mission is to connect children, youths, and their parents and care- givers with the best books and most reliable information possible...and to do it with a smile. Here you will find books to satisfy both recreational needs as well as the typical demands of school homework assignments.

Computer resources and learning tools include Internet, word processing, and story computers to enjoy in the library and CD-ROMs to check out.

While at the library, children may enjoy 30 of their favorite magazines and play with the puppets and puzzles. In addition, you will find children's music and storytellers on cassette, audio books, and children's videos and DVDs for learning and fun.

Regularly scheduled story times are offered throughout the week, special programs announced throughout the year, with school visits and special groups accommodated as time and scheduling permits.

Little Clickers Logo

Provides safe Internet searching for children ages 6 to 12

Your Dictionary Logo

Provides an online dictionary that offers a thesaurus, spelling and spelling bee activities

Factmonster logo

Provides quick answers to homework questions and online activities such as math flashcards and crossword puzzles

Start Squad Logo

Provides links based on school subjects as well as hobbies and fun activities
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Provides a free collection of searchable databases ranging from magazines to maps to digital pictures.  Click on “Homework Help” located on the left menu bar and you will be connected to a selection of searchable databases, such as “Searchasaurus” and “KidsSearch.”  Students need to have a current library card and the NClive password which is obtainable at the circulation desk.

Educational Resources

Braswell Memorial Library is excited to announce we are now offering new and improved teacher, daycare, pre-school and home school services.

We understand the educational needs of a growing child and through these services we wish to provide the materials and assistance needed for that extra touch in the learning process.

Teacher Kits

Teacher kits are available for check out in the youth services area.  These kits are topic specific and contain an activity guide, books, worksheets to copy and use, puzzles and hands-on material.

Examples of our teacher kits themes:

  • Community and Career (Pre-K to K)
  • Five Senses (Pre-K to K)
  • Landforms and mapping (1st to 3rd grade)
  • Solar System (4th to 6th grade)

Visits to the Library

A visit to Braswell Memorial Library may be scheduled for a tour of the library, a library skills workshop or for story time.

School Visits

Members of the Youth Services staff are available for classroom visits and school functions to provide information about Braswell Memorial Library, book talks, and story time.

Please allow for a two week advance notice to schedule any of the above services.

Assignment Alert

To further assist you in the classroom, you may notify the Youth Services staff of an upcoming class lesson, project or assignment.  The staff can pull books and display them for your students’ use during a library visit.  Materials can also be placed on hold for library use only to ensure they are available for your students or materials can be placed on hold at the front desk for teacher checkout for use in the classroom.  We can also prepare a topic pathfinder for you or your students use.

Please allow advance notice of assignments or class projects to ensure that materials are pulled and available for you and your students.  You may contact the youth services department at (252) 442-1951x235 and ask for the school services librarian. Click here to send a request form.

Resources at Braswell:

Child Safe Policy Technology for Kids and Homework Help




   
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