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We are excited about the 2017/2018 year!

 Our Mission:

Chickasaw Elementary School is committed to creating an environment where all students grow academically and socially.


This week in the library:

Third: We will be discussing research using the online encyclopedia and Magnolia.

 Second grade: We will be discussing how to search the the online encyclopedia.






 Mississippi Reading Fair Guidelines 2017/2018:

 See "Links" on library page for more information.





 Students are now able to login at home to use Learn 360  

See librarian for login information


 To view and read ebooks at our new online library visit:



About the Librarian: Joy Hassell

I love books! I have been a librarian at Chickasaw for 20 years. I love my job. I received my undergraduate and my Master's Degree from University of Memphis. I have two children. Thank you for all the help and encouragement that you give your children in teaching the love of reading.  Please email me with any questions or concerns that you might have at



How to choose "just right books"--


1. Look at the cover.

 2. Read the title and the author.

 3. Read the blurb in the back.

 4. Flip through the book.

 5. Read the first page.

 6.Use the 5 Finger Rule.

      0-1 fingers -Too easy

      2-3 fingers -just right

      4-5 fingers- Too Hard