Dassel Elementary Media Center


The mission of the library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information. 

---Information Power:  Guidelines for School Library Media Programs (1988),  p.1


  • Weekly check-out classes with each class section that model effective and enthusiastic use of books as sources of pleasure and information. 
  • Media skills classes, developmentally appropriate to each grade level, that teach students to access, critique, and effectively apply information.
  • Collaboration with classroom teachers and other professionals to integrate media and technology into the curriculum to promote students' highest achievements. 
  • Access to a full range of information through the vehicle of technology in the form of computer-based learning programs and websites, electronic networks, and data bases.