Virtual Media Center
Media Center Staff
Mrs. Jackie Suzich, Media Specialist, email: Jacqueline_H_Suzich@mcpsmd.org
Mrs. Alma Paul, Media Assistant, email: Alma_L_Paull@mcpsmd.org
Issues with your iPad or Other Technology Issues?
For iPad help, please click on this Google Form or go to ipadhelp.argylems.org to complete the iPad Help Request.
For any other technology issues, please email: Community Tech Support by clicking the link or email to: email@example.com.
Media Center Page on myMCPS Argyle MS Course
Click here, or go to the Argyle MS schoolwide course in myMCPS and click on the link for the Virtual Media Center for current events, resources, information and the links for Zoom lunches in the Virtual Media Center. All of the information on this page is there, along with additional information.
Direct link to Online Resources list and passwords:
You will need to be logged in to your mcps.net (Google) account to access the above linked document.
Destiny Library Catalog, including ebooks and audiobooks.
Go to the Destiny Catalog to look for print and electronic materials in our collection. Click on "Destiny Discover" in the left column for a more user-friendly interface. Students must login with their ID number and password to see their current checkouts, due dates, fines, and holds. Logging in also provides access to more "Learning Links" in Destiny Discover.
The link to our ONLINE RESOURCES is also at the bottom of the Destiny Home page. Users must have an MCPS Google account to access the online resources and passwords. All students have an MCPS Google account.
Destiny Electronic Catalog Click this link to access the "classic" Destiny site.
Click the icon below to access a more user-friendly interface, Destiny Discover, which includes collections and sections with Learning Links, ebooks, and books organized by topic in an easy-to-navigate format. MCPS users should log in to see all of the Learning Links and information which does not appear unless you are logged in.
New Free e-books and resources from MackinVIA!
There are more than 8,000 of free simultaneous use ebooks available during school closures. Click on the MackinVIA icon and login with your Follett Destiny (MCPS) username and password. You can search by many different features, including author, subject, topic, genre, interest grade level, reading grade level and more.
Media Center Mission
The mission of the library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users and creators of ideas and information. The media center provides resources for students and staff to find information for curricular research as well as for pleasure reading. The media center program fosters a lifelong love of reading and learning in the entire school community, and encourages students and staff to be critical thinkers and responsible users of information and technology.
Digital Citizenship Information
Parents and students can find more information about being a good digital citizen, staying safe online, and recommendations for age-appropriate books, movies, and digital resources at Common Sense Media's website: Common Sense Media.
MCPS uses Common Sense Media's Digital Citizenship lessons to teach students about digital citizenship.
Montgomery County Public Libraries Website for Teens
Book and Media Center Suggestions, Questions, Comments
If you have suggestions of new books to add to the media center collection, or any other ideas, suggestions, or questions for the media center, you may fill out this Google form:
You many post Book Suggestions on the Padlet wall below by clicking on the + sign in the pink circle (posts are moderated, so they won't show up immediately):