Borrowing Books From The LEMS Media Center

Thu, 09/24/2020 - 3:18pm

The Lake Elkhorn Middle School media center is happy to bring you contactless book pick-up! Students can simply request a book (or ask for a recommendation) using the LEMS Media Book Request form and wait for us to email you when it's ready. 

We are now able to offer book pick-up every day from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., right next to the Lake Elkhorn entrance at the front of the building.  There will be no building access during book pick-up or drop-off, and all CDC guidelines must be followed at all times.


How can I browse the books?

Use the Lake Elkhorn Public Access Catalog to search for books or to virtually browse the shelf.


What if I don't know what book I want?

Ask us to give you a recommendation! Tell us the name of another book or author you liked, or ask us for a book about a specific topic.


How can I reserve a book?

When you know the name of the book(s) you want, fill out this form: LEMS Media Book Request.


How will I know when my book is ready?

We will email you with the preferred email you entered in the book request form.


When can I pick up my book?

Pickup times will be every day from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


What if I can't get to the school during this time?

We are looking into additional pickup times. You may also give a friend permission to pick up your book, as long as you let us know.


Where will I pick-up my book?

Outside, at the front of the school, next to the Lake Elkhorn entrance. Entering school is not permitted. If you need assistance, email Mr. Howse or Mrs. Williams at or All CDC guidelines must be followed when picking up (or returning) books, including wearing a mask and social distancing.


How will I find my book?

There will be a cart/bin of books with student names attached to them. Find your name and take your book(s). Please show respect by not touching other books.


How will I return books?

There will be a book return cart/bin in the same area as the book pick-up


Can I come inside Lake Elkhorn to browse books, ask a question, or for any other reason?

There will be no access to the inside of Lake Elkhorn for any reason.  Thank you for understanding.