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Media Center


picture of the media center

The Citrus Grove Elementary Media Center is a place for the entire Citrus Grove community! Students, staff, and families are invited into the library every day from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. After 2 p.m. students must be accompanied by an adult. 

Angela Young 

Media Specialist 

Ext. 22596 



  • Kindergarten and First Grade may check out one book for two weeks.  

  • Second-Fifth Grade may check out two books for two weeks 

  • Parents may check out five books at one time for up to two weeks. 

  • We do not have late fees, but students are responsible for the entire cost of any lost or damaged books. 

Reading Counts is our reading incentive program. Students read books and earn points by passing a ten question comprehension quiz using the RC app in their VPortal.  

To find out if a book is on Reading Counts, go to: Reading Counts Link 

Students can shop at the Reading Counts store, monthly, when they have earned points at these levels: 

K/1- 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100 

2/3- 20, 40, 60, 80, 100, 120, 140, 160, 180, 200 

4/5- 50, 100, 150, 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, 450, 500  

Students in grades 3-5 are encouraged to read the Sunshine State Readers. They can earn charms, an invite to vote after reading three, a shirt and a party after reading all fifteen. Grown-ups are urged to read about the books on Common Sense Media to decide if a book is right for their child. Students should come to Ms. Young if they feel like the books aren’t right for them. Ms. Young will swap out the books to different age and grade level appropriate books.  

Common Sense Media

First page of the PDF file: 3-5_poster_2022-2023_3

Students in Grades K-2 will be reading the first 10 SSYRA junior books during media lessons:

These five books are to be Independently Read by the students: 

Mad about Meatloaf, Cranky Chicken, Missed Meal Mayhem, Ivy Lost and Found, and the Middle Kid