Media Center

Welcome to the Media Center

Orange County Public Schools' library media programs are the hub of our schools and provide equitable access to resources that engage students in learning. Through promoting reading appreciation, teaching digital and information literacy skills, facilitating inquiry through both independent and collaborative learning, library media programs contribute to ensuring that every student has a promising and successful future.

Media Center Staff

  • First Name Last Name, Media Specialist, Email Address
  • First Name Last Name, Media Clerk, Email Address

Collection Development Procedures

Orange County Public Schools' collection development procedures are documented on School Board Policy IJL - Library Materials Selection and Adoption. Library media materials, whether purchased or donated, are selected by a school district employee who holds a valid educational media specialist certificate.

Destiny Library Catalog

Orange County Public Schools uses Follett Destiny’s Library Management System to catalog all materials maintained in the school library media center. The Destiny Library Catalog can be accessed by hovering over the Media Center tab on this website and selecting the “Destiny Library Catalog” option from the dropdown menu.

The public has access to search any school’s library catalog for available titles. The brief video below demonstrates how to search a school’s library catalog.

Spanish Video

Instructional Materials

A list of all instructional materials, including those materials used to provide instruction required by Section 1003.42, Florida Statutes, are linked below.

School and Grade-Level Reading Lists

A list of all materials, specifically books, required as part of a school or grade-level reading lists are accessible below.

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Checkout Policy

  • Pre-K and Kindergarten students may check out one book each week.
  • 1st - 5th grades`may check out two books each week.  Battle of the Books team members may check out one competition title in addition to their two other library books.  
  • If a student has two overdue books, they may not check out any further items until they have caught up with their responsibilities.
  • Reminder:  Students will be held responsible to take care of books or to pay for a replacement.  Fines stay on record and will keep an OCPS student from graduating high school if not concluded.  (per county policy)
  • All fines must be paid using School Pay with a debit/credit card (see link above or office for details).