Benton Library Media Center serves the needs of faculty and students at Benton High School in St. Joseph, Missouri as part of the St. Joseph School District. We have a print collection totaling approximately 7,000 volumes and an online collection consisting of over 30 databases. Our facility includes comfortable seating, including high- and low-top tables and stools, as well as a couch area. We also have four flat-screen televisions broadcasting 6 channels and one flat-screen television broadcasting the daily announcements. Our staff has two circulation desk with 24-inch iMacs. Teachers have access to a teacher workroom, including copier, fax, machine, professional reading, and seating, as well as the library workroom, including laminator, die-cut machine, binder, and more. Students have access to 64 MacBook laptops with a variety of software, including Microsoft Office, iLife, iWork, and Adobe CS4.
We’ve been featured in local media for a variety of reasons, including our innovative remodeling, information literacy efforts, and awards garnered by our librarians:
To see our library, please view of Flickr slideshow below: