A collection of resources on mental health and social issues
curated for JMS students is now available.
Shoparoo Shoparoo is a free app that you can download to your smartphone. Every time you buy something (groceries, etc.) scan your receipt and the school gets points. Points turn into money! Money turns into new books for the library.
Please use the referral code: MING1748
The Jacobsen Middle School Library Media Center offers a wide range of resources and reading materials through reading and reference books, Internet access, etc. JMS Library resources and reading materials support the academic needs of the students’ and staff.
The JMS Library houses over 16,000 books in the collection, including:
5,000+ Fiction Titles
1,300+ Reference Titles
4,700+ Non-Fiction Titles
The ratio of books per student is 16:1.
The library is open throughout the school day to allow students to check out books, read, and do research or homework. Students may visit the library indepenently before school, during break and for a few minutes after school. The library is open during 7th and 8th grade lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays and for 6th grade lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. They also come to the library on a weekly basis with their Language Arts class.
All 6th grade Language Arts classes attend orientations each year to become familiar with library procedures, the overall book collection, Dewey Decimal system and research strategies. 6th grade Language Arts classes are scheduled on a weekly basis to check out books.
A printer is available for students to print their research projects – 2 pages FREE and then .05 cents per page.
A copy machine is available for student use at the cost of .10 cents per page.
The primary goal of the JMS Library is to encourage students to become independent readers and lifelong learners. The library is the information center of the school and strives to provide a comfortable environment that will enhance academic learning.