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Chestnut Elementary Media Center

Celebrate your #fREADOM to read

Welcome to the Chestnut Elementary Media Center Webpage.  The role of the Media Center has changed throughout the history of education, but the goal has remained the same: to provide access to engaging resources and books.  Our mission is to help learners of all ages develop the love of reading.  Explore literacy through a number of ways, including print and electronic resources.  Learn informational research skills and strategies.  Participate in maker space events, family nights and book fairs. Visit today.

* Featured book of the month - City Spies:  Forbidden City by James Ponti 

With over 7,000 copies, we are here to promote the love of reading while serving our students' educational needs.  Click  Online Catalog to access our school's Follett Destiny online catalog of print and non-print resources directly.  Click Collection Development Plan 2020 here.  (2023 Collection Development Plan coming soon!)  Read one of our many new books today!


Ms. Rios has been in education for over 20 years in Osceola and Miami-Dade counties.  Favorite book:  The Giver by Lois Lowry.  Favorite book series:  Divergent by Veronica Roth.  Currently reading:  SSYRA books.  Favorite Quote From a Book: "It's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then." (Alice in Wonderland).   

Book Fair Week!  9/25/23 - 9/29/23

(Please make checks payable to Chestnut Elementary)