The mission of the Cullowhee Valley Media Center is to provide students with the skills and resources to become independent critical readers, thinkers, and information users. Media specialist will work to instill in the students a love for reading and a quest for knowledge that will ensure they become effective, independent users of ideas and information by creating a student-centered media center which provides a safe, nurturing environment in which students can successfully seek information and ideas for their educational, informational, and recreational needs.

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The School Library supports learning in every classroom. The Media Specialist works as a partner to all teachers and staff in an effort to support and increase achievement of our students. Some aspects of this partnership are direct student instruction, providing both print and digital resources, co-teaching, and research assistance. The School Library is important because it is the goal of Media Specialists to offer an active instructional program of information literacy integrated into curriculum content, and targeted towards learning curriculum content and skills.


The Media Center is open from 7:30 until 3:30 Monday – Friday.