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"The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man."  ~~ T.S. Eliot



Welcome to the Van Alstyne Middle School Library


Mission Statement

The mission of the VAMS Library Media Center is to ensure student and staff access, both physical and intellectual, to information resources in a variety of formats, to provide opportunities to master the information skills necessary to utilize these resources, and to promote reading and lifelong learning.  


Visiting the Library 

Students may visit the library throughout the school day.  It is open from 7:30 AM till 4:00 PM on school days.  


Circulation Policy 

Books may be checked out for a period of two weeks and can be renewed for longer periods of time.  Magazines are checked out for one week.  Reference books may be checked out.  There is a charge for lost or damaged materials.


Textbooks are checked out through the library for use throughout the school year.  Textbooks must be returned at the end of the school year. There is a charge for lost or damaged textbooks.


Contact Information

Ms. Pat Kuhns, Librarian