Welcome to the Seven Locks Media Center!

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Media Specialist: Ms. Meredith Hickman

Media Assistant: Mrs. Brown

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Click above to access the Seven Locks Library.  Select Maryland under Location then type Seven Locks for our school. Click Go! Remember to Log In at the top right using your MCPS ID number and password to access the learning links, request holds, and submit book reviews! 

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Our Vision

Our vision is to create a welcoming and positive environment where students are safe, respected, and valued as critical catalysts in our global community. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage students and staff in 21st century learning by creating effective and ethical users of information and technology. Through a love of reading, we will empower students to become critical thinkers, life-long learners, and productive members of our global community. 

Right to Read

Seven Locks Students Have the Right to… 
-A diverse, educational, and fun collection of library materials.
-Check out books and magazines, so long as they are respectful and responsible with them.
-A safe environment where they can express their own opinions and intellectual ideas.
-Ask questions, make requests, and receive help from the library.
-Be protected from harmful content by learning internet safety. 
-Positive relationships with fellow students, staff, and members of our school community.
-Become a confident, independent, life-long reader.

Media Center Hours & Circulation Policies

On school days, the Media Center is open from 9:25 am to 3:50 pm. 
Students may check out materials for a week and can renew it twice unless other patrons have requested it.   
If a book is lost or damaged beyond repair, it will need to be paid for so that it can be replaced and enjoyed by other students. 
Checkout policy: 
  • K - 1 = 1-2 book OR magazine 
  • 2nd = 2-3 books OR magazines
  • 3rd-5th = 3-5 books OR magazines 

Intellectual Freedom Statement:

"ALA actively advocates in defense of the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment.  A publicly supported library provides free and equal access to information for all people of that community.  We enjoy this basic right in our democratic society.  It is a core value of the library profession." - American Library Association