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  • SLAM Showcase

    SSYRA Jr Grades K-2

    SSYRA Grades 3-5

    SSYRA  Grades 6-8

    Poetry Jam Grades 6-8

    Digital Citizenship


  • Book Recommendation or Request for Lutz K8 Media Center

    Use the link to recommend or request a book to be added to the Lutz K8 Media Center.


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  • Read and Earn

    Read a SSYRA book, complete an activity, and earn Brag Tags!!  Collect 5 - Spin the Prize Wheel, 10 - Win a Fidget, and ALL 15 - earns you a free lunch with Mrs. Davis at the end of the school year.

    Brag Tags


    Brag Tag Activities:

    Complete one activity to show your knowledge of the book.  Turn into Mrs. Davis for your Brag Tag of the book title you completed.

    • Create an art piece that connects to the book. Write a sentence about what is happening in your picture.
    • Write a 3 to 5 sentence summary about the book, include the problem.
    • Draw or Write the story structure elements: Characters, Settings, Problem, and Resolution.
    • Write a letter to the main character about how you would solve the problem in the book.
    • Create a 1 minute or less video about the book. Email to Mrs. Davis at Kimberly.davis@hcps.net
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  • Monthly MyON Challenge 

    2023-2024 Reading Challenges-at-a-Glance

    Below are the district wide reading challenges planned for the year.  Click on the Challenge Title for more information.


    Encourage your child(ren) to participate for great prizes!




    Sept 15 – Oct 15, 2023

    Hispanic Heritage Month Digital Read-In


    November 13 – 26, 2023

    Gratitude Reading Challenge

    Dec 23, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024

    Winter Break Reading Challenge

    February 1 – 28, 2024

    Black History Month Digital Read-In

    March 9 – 17, 2024

    Spring Break Reading Challenge

    June – July, 2024

    Summer Reading Challenge




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About the Media Center

  • Library Hours

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    7:10am - 3:10pm 7:10am - 3:10pm 7:10-3:10pm 7:10am-3:10pm 7:10am - 3:10pm


    • All students are encouraged to visit the library to checkout at least once per week.
    • Middle School students are welcome to check out books in the morning before the first bell.
    • First through Eighth grade students can check out 2 books for 2 weeks.
    • Pre-K and Kindergarten check out one book during their weekly library class.
    • Books can be renewed.
    • Middle School Students should complete their assigned task on a pass.
    • eBooks are available for check out on Axis360 using your student number.
    • All students have a Hillsborough County Public Library (HCPLC) card.  With the child's student number, they may use all the services provided by HCPLC. 
    • Lost or Damaged books cost: $10.00


    • Check with your teacher to obtain Media Center passes.
    • Students should return to class five minutes before the bell for the period.
    • Students can use assigned computers to complete assignments.
    • Each Middle School student who enters the Media Center should have a pass unless it is before  school.


    About Your Library Media Specialist

    Hi I'm Mrs. Davis, your Media Specialist.  I've been in Hillsborough County since 1999, after I graduated from USF.  In my 20+ years with the district I have been a Classroom Teacher, Reading Coach, Academic Intervention Teacher for Reading, an Exceptional Student Education Teacher, and a Media Specialist.  My goal is to help students find a love for reading.  I look forward to meeting you & learning together in the library!


  • Virtual LIbrary & Catalog

    Axis 360 Grades K-5

    Axis 360 Grades 6-8