Library Media Centers/Professional Libraries 6-65

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-65


Library Media Centers/Professional Libraries

  1. Generally

    Each school shall maintain an organized library media center as the resource center of the school and provide a unified program of media services and activities for students and teachers. This facility shall contain as print and digital resources, which are sufficient to meet research, inquiry and reading requirements of the instructional program and general student interest.

    Subject to approval by the School Board, selected media centers or libraries may be opened and staffed during a limited number of early morning, afternoon and/or evening hours.

  2. Materials and Equipment

    Each school shall provide a variety of materials and equipment to support the instructional program.

  3. Professional Libraries

    Professional materials for use by school employees shall be maintained in each media center or in the central administration office.

Virginia Board of Education Regulations 8 VAC 20-131-10 et seq., as amended. Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia

Adopted by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: February 15, 1994
Amended by School Board: October 20, 1998
Amended by School Board: March 21, 2017