Library Mission

The mission of the library media program is to enable students and faculty to become independent, lifelong learners in a rapidly changing technological and culturally diverse society.

Meet the Staff

Sarah Johnston

Sarah Johnston, M. Ed

Media Specialist

Katy Villa

Media Assistant

Library Policies

Students are able to come to the media center with their teacher’s permission anytime during the day.

Students can borrow 2 books at a time.

All books are due two weeks after they have been checked out.

You can now pay for lost library books, fines and fees online!

To login to your student’s account, please use your Parent Portal username. There is a small convenience fee.

Pay online here using a credit card.

Required Reading List

Click the link below for details, book titles, and prices.  Books will be available for purchase online or in-store at Best of Books.

2021-2022 Central Required Reading List

2020-2021 Red Dirt Book Award

See the nominees – 2021 Red Dirt Book Award Titles

Join Central’s Summer Reading Program

Reading Program Brochure



March Madness Reading Tournament

It’s March Book Madness Reading Tournament time!  Join us in participating in our 2nd annual Sweet 16 book reading championship and help us crown a winner.  Watch the video and vote for a book in each bracket through your English Language Arts classes.



Central was honored to host award-winning YA author Jonathan Auxier on March 6th.  He spoke to all three grades throughout the day.  Selected students attended a luncheon with him.  He also autographed books for students.

His books are:  The Night Gardener on the 2017 Intermediate Sequoyah list,  Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes, Sophie Guire and the Last Storyguard, and Spirit Animals:  Burning Tide.

Students worked on art projects for his visit.

tyler painting

Murder Mystery

All 8th-grade students were treated to desserts, lemonade and a murder mystery, “Murder is Served” performed by several 8th grade students in Lady Craven’s mansion during three rotations in the media center on November 21st.