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Salem Middle School

Dekalb County Schools

Media Center

Our Salem Library is an Anti-Bullying Zone

Your Salem Library Team
Ms. Sarita R. McGhee -- Media Specialist
Ms. Gloria Wright -- Media Assistant
Our library is a safe space where YOU matter.

Students at all 3 grade levels are permitted to check-out 3 books max.
Your student account must be CLEAR in order to check-out.
Any overdue books = no check-out.
•Have respect for yourself, others and the space.
•Come knowing your purpose and with a legitimate hall pass.
•Enter and exit quietly.
•Sign in, Sign out.
•No running.
•Exhibit self-control.
•Move with a purpose. Use time wisely.
•Remember to wait in line quietly for check out.
•Respect the quiet zone.

2023-2024 Reading Bowl Information
Salem Middle School will be participating in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl this school year.
All participants must audition with Ms. McGhee in order to be selected for the team.
Auditions will take place during the school day. 
Auditions will be a reading challenge. 
Rules and expectations for the auditions will be provided at an Interest Meeting.
We are looking for 10 members and 4 alternates.
Books will be provided for all participants.
Participants will be required to read a minimum of 2 books.
Participants must maintain a B-average in all classes to remain on the team. 
Participants cannot have any discipline referrals.
The January 2024 district Reading Bowl competition will be virtual.
Our Reading Bowl Interest Meeting will take place soon!
The team will be selected by September 22, 2023.
More information is coming!
If interested, talk to your Media Specialist, Ms. McGhee.

Finding an ebook  in the Salem Digital Library 
1.  Click Here:    (or click on the picture above).
2.  Click on the genre or subject that you like, and then search for a book.  Click on it to preview.
3.  If you like the book and want to check it out, click on the word "Checkout" under the picture.  OR
4.  Log in with your student ID number  (sxxxxxxx).  Put the s in front.  Your password is mydestiny.  
5.  Then click on the word "Checkout".  The ebook will be due in two weeks.  
Passwords and Usernames for ebook platforms 
Follett Destiny     Username:  student id number beginning with the s   (Example:  s1234567)
Follett Destiny     Password:   mydestiny
Sora                      Username:  student id number beginning with the s    (Example:  s 1234567)
Sora                      Password:   your personal password (you created) to log onto your Chromebook, Launchpad, Clever
MackinVIA            Username:   student id number beginning with the s    (Example:  s 1234567)
MackinVIA            Password:     your personal password (you created) to log onto your Chromebook, Launchpad, Clever