Welcome to the Library
Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries. Anne Herbert
TCCL Summer Reading Program
Don't forget to be a part of this year's summer reading @TCCL. Just read or listen to six books to earn a coupon booklet with FREE stuff and discounts. Plus, you'll be entered in the drawings for AWESOME prizes!
Make sure you're a part of this school's year Sequoyah Awards. Just read (or listen to) three or more of the books on this year's list, and you get to vote.
This special Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award is voted on by only the students of Oklahoma, no adults allowed. Authors will often state the recognition from their readers makes this award one of the highest honors they can wish to achieve. The Sequoyah Book Award has been around since 1959 and is the third oldest children's choice award in the nation.
- Location of Materials
- Printing & Copying
- Guidelines for Teachers
- Guidelines for Students
- Up to four books may be checked out for one week at a time. If you need extended time, please remember to renew your book.
- Graphic novels are located by entrance to the library.
- Biographies are located toward the rear of the library.
- Audiobooks are located on a bookshelf in middle of the library.
- DVDs are available for checkout to students. However, students must have a borrowers agreement on file in the library. See the librarian for the form.
- Headphones and computer power adapters are available at the circulation desk. Staples, scissors, paper, etc. are located at the circulation desk. Please see the library staff for assistance.
- There are 5 desktop and 27 laptop computers available for use throughout the library.
- The "For Dummies" collection is located in the center aisle of the library.
- Ipads and power sources are available for use in the library. Please see the librarian for checkout.
- For your convenience, a charging station is available to charge any of your electronic devices.
- TPS Board of Education Policy does not permit students to download programs, visit chat rooms, or e-mail sites. If something online makes you uncomfortable, tell a staff member.
- Please follow the TPS Student Code of Conduct.
- Bottled water (without sugar) is allowed in the library.
- No food is allowed in the library.
- Group study is allowed in the main areas of the library. Please keep noise at an appropriate level.
- Chairs must be moved back at the end of the class period.
- Computers are to used for classwork only.
- Chrome books are available for use in the library only.
- The library conference room is available for meetings. Please see the circulation desk staff to schedule this area.
- Foreign Studies
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
- Reference Help
- Web 2.0 Tools
- Citation Help
The Mission of the McLain Junior High/High School Library Media Center is to teach students how to read, comprehend, and analyze information effectively and to encourage and empower students to be life-long 21st Century learners.
This mission is accomplished by:
- Providing a library program that is fully integrated into the school’s curriculum and instructional practices
- Delivering a variety of print and non-print materials, computer hardware and software, and other resources which fully support the school’s curriculum
- Stimulating interest in reading for academic purposes and for personal enjoyment
- Promoting the effective use of information and communications technology
- Sharing many library resources to students through this website, which brings digital resources and information to students 24/7 from anywhere
TPS Library Mission
The mission of Tulsa Public Schools' Library Media Services is to promote the skills, experiences, and confidence that will enable children and young adults to use libraries and information resources for lifelong learning.