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Welcome to SEHS Library Media Center



Hours of Operation

7:00-3:30 M-F

Library Staff

Sue Robertson: Library Media Specialist

Shay Atchison: Library Media Specialist


Program Goals & Objectives

  • To conduct mini workshop in various subject areas to faculty and students.
  • To obtain grant money for the purchase of media equipment.
  • To provide access to to information in all its forms.
  • To provide leadership and expertise in the use of information and instructional technology.
  • To participate in networks that enhance access to resources located outside the school.
  • To promote literacy and the enjoyment of reading.
  • To purchase and process printed media materials.


  • Automated catalog and circulation system
  • Internet access
  • Computers for word processing, power point, etc.
  • Class and individual instruction
  • Printing services
  • Comfortable reading areas 
  • Bibliographies
  • Copier service
  • Classroom equipment service
  • Research assistance



  • Library Media Website
  • Online Resources
  • Alabama Virtual Library
  • Over 14,000 books
  • Over 400 audio/visual titles
  • 20 monthly magazines
  • Weekly Newspapers:Millbrook Independent

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Q. Who may borrow materials from the SEHS library?  A. Any SEHS student and faculty member may barrow materials from the SEHS library.
  2. Q. How long may materials be kept?  A. Materials may kept kept by students for 2 weeks. 
  3. Q. How many books can be checked out at one time?  A. Two books may be checked out at one time.
  4. Q. Are there overdue book fines?  A. Yes, the fine is .25 cents per day.
  5. Q. How do I obtain an Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) card, so that I may access the database from home?  A. Fill out an application in our library and we can issue you a card immediately.    


Purpose of Stanhope Elmore High School Media Center

To fulfill its purpose, the library media center must function as an integral component within the school program. It must (1) provide equal access to information in the school collection, (2) furnish supplementary materials to enhance the school curriculum, (3) integrate informational skills instruction with classroom activities, (4) assist teachers in using a variety of media formats to improve instruction, (5) motivate students to enjoy good literature and other worthwhile resources, and (6) encourage the use of technologies to improve instructional effectiveness.


Mission Statement

of Stanhope Elmore High School Library

To ensure that students and staff are effective users of information. If students and faculty are to be effective users of information, they must be able to access, analyze, assimilate, and present it. Equipping them with the skills and information they need is the primary purpose of a school library media program. Implicit in this mission is the change to ensure students learn these skills and to provide in-service for teachers as needed.