Contact Information:

Michelle L. Lowe
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Daily Media Center Hours:

7:45AM - 3:10PM

To search for materials in our library visit:  access the Margaret Brent E-Library Catalog.


MBMS Online Resources and SMCPS Databases
(Here students can access the online databases provided by 
the school system, Destiny, Schoology, Clever, Membean, and more!) 



eBooks and More!


Young Adult Literature Section

Our Young Adult (YA) Literature section will house literature that is most typically written for ages ranging from twelve to eighteen years; however, marketing attracts readers between the ages of ten and twenty-five.  The YA Literature’s plot, theme, and setting are appealing to students.  The subject matter addresses problems, issues, and life circumstances of interest to middle and high school readers. The content is intended for a mature reader.

Any student who would like to check out a book from our YA section must have a signed parent permission form on file in the Margaret Brent Media Center. The forms are available in the Media Center.

Questions can be directed to Mrs. Lowe in the Media Center.  

 SMCPS Library Media Mission Statement

The mission of the St. Mary's County Public Schools Library Media Program is to foster the development of effective and ethical use of information and ideas while advocating life-long reading and learning habits by providing instruction, resources, and services to our students, staff, and community. 

Checkout Policy

Students visit the library every two weeks during their Language Arts class for the purpose of checking out books.  They may also visit during lunchtime and at other times during the school day with a Media Center Pass issued by their classroom teacher.  Students are allowed to check out 5 books at a time for a 2-week period.  Books can be renewed if the book has not been placed on hold by another student.  Students can also borrow books through the Interlibrary Loan program that all of the public schools in St. Mary's County participate in.  (Note:  Books that are borrowed from other schools must follow the borrowing policies in place at that school.)

All Media Center questions should be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  at 

301-884-4635 x37144