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164 Hawley Street Binghamton, NY 13901    |    P 607.762.8100
 Welcome to the East Middle School Library 
Ms. Burke, Librarian
Mrs. Kipikas, Library Aide
E M S Library

Mission Statement: 

The East Middle School Library nurtures a culture of learning and creativity, provides instruction to ensure that students are skillfull users of ideas and information, and inspires a love of reading for pleasure. 


Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When is the library open?
A: The library is open for students on school days from 8:25-3:25. It is available during lunch on Mon-Thu for students who sign up. On Fridays we host different clubs at lunch.
Q: How long can I check out a book?
A: Students can check out a book for 2 weeks. Can't finish in 2 weeks? Stop by the library to renew any time. No Problem! 
Q: Do you charge fines for overdue books?
 ANo, but a library's success depends on the responsibility of its patrons. Students are held responsible for lost or damaged books.
Q: Can I go to the library throughout the school day?
A. During classes students can come to the library anytime, they just need a pass from their classroom teacher. Passes should say what you are here to do.
Q: Can I print my documents?
A: Students are allowed to print as long as it is for school.
Q: Is the library catalog available from home?
A: Yes! Just click the OPALs link on the side of the homepage. You can also access our research databases through OPALs by clicking on the colorful cloud in OPALs. Ask Ms. Burke for the password.
Q: How do I access the databases from home? 
A: Databases can be accessed from OPALs by clicking on the colorful cloud. Ask Ms. Burke for the password.
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