Vision: To provide a safe and caring environment with 24 hour access to educational and recreational materials that support the needs of our diverse population.
Mission: The library will engage, serve, and empower students to help them become educated creators and consumers of information and value reading for personal fulfillment.
Our library catalog, Destiny Discover, has access to print books, eBooks, and Audiobooks. Log in using your APS MyAccess username and password. In the box labeled “School” type in and choose Swanson Middle School Arlington, VA.
To check out print books: 1) place books on hold in Destiny Discover, 2) wait for a Canvas message from the librarians that your book(s) are checked out to you, 3) come by the cafeteria (back of the school) or lobby if it is raining (front/side of the school) to pick them up, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11-1:00. You will have one week to pick them up.
See the tutorials below to place books on hold for check out:
- How to log into Destiny Discover: Video Tutorial Instrucciones en Español
- How to check out print books: Print Tutorial Video Tutorial Instrucciones en Español
For additional eBooks and Audiobooks you may use the MackinVIA app on your iPad. Log in using your APS MyAccess username and password. For the “School/Library Name” box type in and choose Swanson Middle School Arlington, VA.
See tutorials below:
- How to log in and checkout eBooks in MackinVIA: Print Tutorial Instrucciones en Español
- How to Download Destiny Discover and MackinVIA eBook: Print Tutorial Instrucciones en Español
How to get to the databases through MackinVIA or Canvas:
Media Center Staff:
|Ms. Patterson||Library Media Specialist|
|Ms. Stacy||Library Media Specialist|
|Ms. Nicholas||Library Administrative Assistant|
Contact us at: Ask a Librarian
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