District Library Media Center
The East Peoria District #86 District Library provides approximately 1,700 East Peoria grade school students in 7 buildings with materials of information, resource, research, and entertainment, along with giving the students the knowledge to obtain the information that they need.
The school library media program is a vital element of the total education program of District 86. The program provides instructional activities, resources, facilities, and technologies to enable students and staff to become effective and efficient users of information. The students' learning opportunities are enhanced with the use of the technology available in the library media centers. Reading literacy is a central theme of the program. Resources are provided to stimulate interest in reading and viewing and using information and ideas. The program provides intellectual and physical access to materials in all formats for the students and staff. The facilities of the program are inviting, accessible, stimulating, and staffed for individual and group use.