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Kathy Mathis Phone Icon 256-233-6660 Ext. 30195 Email Icon Email
  April Betterton Phone Icon 256-233-6660 Ext. 30207 Email Icon Email


Welcome to the East Limestone High School Indian Library!

Creating a lifelong love of reading!
Creating a lifelong love of reading!




Welcome to the East Limestone High School Indian Library!


15641 East Limestone Rd.                     Athens, AL 35613                             PH (256) 233-6660 


Hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm Monday through Friday




Our Vision:


The vision of the East Limestone High School Indian Library is to be a learning commons flowing with innovation, collaboration, curiosity, adaptability, critical inquiry, and transliteracy.


Our Mission:


The mission of the East Limestone High School Indian Library is to offer forward-thinking instruction, space, and programming that develops innovative leaders who create content that reaches a global audience.


Our Beliefs:


The East Limestone High School Indian Library is grounded in the belief that:


* Locating, Organizing, analyzing, evaluating, synthesizing, and ethically using information is a crucial piece of being a responsible, digital citizen.


* Reading is a window to the world which can be experienced in a variety of formats for pleasure or growth.


* Creating information and story is just as important as consuming information and story.


* Access to information and story across multiple platforms is essential to learning.


* Technology is a pathway to a global audience.


* A collaborative of expertise is present in every environment.


* Flexibility and adaptability are important both in physical space and learning opportunities.


* Persisting through challenge strengthens understanding and confidence.


* Reflection and self assessment promote excellence.



Books are checked out for two week loan periods, but can be exchanged at any time -- even daily if desired. Middle schoolers normally check out two books at a time while high schoolers may choose up to three books.



Over due late fees are 10 cents per day per book.


Printing is 50 cents per page for black and white copies and $1.00 per page for color copies. Please see Ms. Mathis or Ms. Betterton for assistance. 


In between class periods, students and teachers are encouraged to utilize the library media center for individual, small group, and whole class research and other curriculum-based, STEAM activities.



Introducing the ELHS Library Maker Space.... A place where students AND teachers can gather to create, invent, tinker, explore, and discover using a variety of tools and materials.  







Your ELHS Library Media Specialists:

Kathy Mathis

April Betterton