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Dixie Elementary Library: About Our Library

Our Mission

The mission of the Dixie Library Media Center is to create a community of lifelong learners. Information literacy - the ability to find and use information - is the keystone to lifelong learning. Students will be nurtured in their development as they acquire the skills to be excellent readers and to use information for a productive and fulfilling life. 

Facts About Our Library

  • Currently, our collection contains 
  • Students have access to books, references materials, e-books, and other online resources.
  • Our library is equipped with student computers for independent or group work, as well as wireless Internet access.
  • Students (kindergarten through fifth grade) visit the library once a week with their classes.
  • Our library features table seating for whole class and small group work, as well as flexible seating for independent work. 

Policies and Procedures

Dixie Elementary Library Media Center provides opportunities for students to checkout materials on a regular basis.  Students must adhere to the following policies and procedures in order to maintain checkout privileges.

Student checkout usually begins the second full week of school and ends around the first week of May.

* Following winter break, kindergarten students may check out one Library book to take home.

* 1st - 2nd grade students may check out one item at a time.

* 3rd - 5th grade students may check out two books at at time. 

Students check out their books for a period of one week. If they finish their books before the week is up or if they forget their books on library day, they may exchange them in the morning.

* Books may be returned in the book drop at the circulation desk during the student's library time or open checkout. 

A book may be renewed if the student is not yet finished with it by the due date.

Students must return overdue books before additional books may be checked out.

* Students are required to pay for lost or damaged books.

* Overdue notices will be sent home twice a month to keep parents informed about late/missing books. 

* Parents/guardians who have questions or concerns regarding the circulation policies and procedures should contact the media specialist.


Please contact the Library Media Specialist with questions: Amanda Taylor at 485-8238 or


Dixie Elementary School
10201 Casalanda Drive, Louisville, KY 40272