Welcome to the Jackson Library
Jackson Elementary Library Vision Statement
The Jackson Elementary Library will be a welcoming environment dedicated to fostering a love of reading and learning by providing equitable resources and opportunities for all students and staff.
Jackson Elementary Library Mission Statement
The work of The Val Jackson Elementary Library is to empower all students with 21st century skills and knowledge necessary for success by providing free access to relevant, current, culturally responsive and inclusive resources in a safe and nurturing environment.
Jennifer Stebral, Librarian
Read Along with SUPERintendent Alicia Thompson is a fun way to help young children, ages 4 – 8, become SUPER Readers! Watch and read along as Dr. Thompson reads aloud fun children’s books and asks questions about the books to help students better understand the story.
Read Along with SUPERintendent Alicia Thompson can be viewed on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays at 9 a.m. on WPS-TV, online or on Cox Cable Channel 20 or by searching WPS-TV on the Livestream app for your phone, Roku and Apple TV.
The reading dates for the 21-22 Fall Semester are:
- August 26, 2021
- September 9, 2021
- September 23, 2021
- October 7, 2021
- October 21, 2021
- November 4, 2021
- November 18, 2021
- December 2, 2021
- December 16, 2021
Dr. Thompson recorded the videos with written consent from the books’ authors and publishers.
Read Along with SUPERintendent Alicia Thompson supports increasing 3rd grade reading proficiency – one of the long-term goals with the Every Student Future Ready Strategic Plan.
It's Book Fair time!
Our Book Fair is in person this fall!
Jackson invites you to shop our
Book Fair and support our school!
The Fair runs from
If you prefer to shop online that will be an option as well
Be sure to shop our Book Fair in the
convenience of your own home from your own device
to find wonderful books and reading accessories for your family!
Go to our Book Fair Homepage
and click on the shopping link
Your purchase will help our
put more books in the hands of kids!
All ONLINE purchases will be shipped directly to you!
Don’t miss these THREE DAYS of fun and books!
Please check this page and use the resources provided here in any way that is helpful to you!