Rashkis Library

Welcome to the 
Media Center!

"Information literacy - the ability to find and use information - is the keystone of lifelong learning. Creating a foundation for lifelong learning is at the heart of the school library media program."

The American Association of School Librarians

The mission of the Rashkis Elementary media program is to provide students and staff equitable access to a diverse set of ideas and information in a variety of formats ensuring they are effective, efficient, and ethical uses of this information. We operate a flexible schedule and promote open access to resources. Students come throughout the day to checkout and return books, research, and work on class assignments. In addition, Mrs. Leggette collaborates with classroom teachers to plan lessons that are relevant to classroom content and promote authentic application of concepts, such as research, reading skills, digital citizenship, and information literacy.


The library had an amazing 2016-2017! Check out our End-of-Year Smore Flyer and a summary below:

Total Circulation: 

Top 3 Classes for Checkout
  1. ​Ms. Cauthren 
    2nd grade​
    ) with 1,260 checkouts!
  2. ​M
    ​rs. Nelson (3rd grade) with 1,131 checkouts
  3. ​Ms. Pegram
    1st grade
    ) with 916 checkouts
Average Grade Level Checkouts per Patron:


Top 3 Student Checkouts
  1. Bellarosa (2nd grade)
  2. Maren (2nd grade)
  3. Hayden (3rd grade)

Library Happenings

Our first graders read multiple books up for the annual NC Book Award and then voted for their favorite in the statewide vote. Check out our results below:
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Library Brochure (English & Spanish)

We Love Our Volunteers!

The library organizes promotional and reading enrichment events and activities throughout the school year, including our largest fundraiser, the Scholastic Book Fair occurring every fall. We gladly accept volunteers for the Book Fair as well as year-round in the library helping to shelve, catalog, and complete tasks. 
Please contact Courtney Leggette if interested!

Contact Us

Courtney Leggette
919.918.2160 ext. 22406

Corretta Clark
Instructional Technology Facilitator
919.918.2160 ext. 22402