Media Center Resources

Welcome to the UMS-Wright Library Media Center. The Harris Library services K3-4th grade students; the Roberts Library services 5th-12th grade students. Students can visit our libraries to access digital resources, collaborate and work together, learn 21st century skills, and instill a love of reading.

Library Websites and Information

Harris Online Library

Welcome to the UMS-Wright Lower School Harris Library catalog. No password is needed to access the library catalog virtually. Choose Harris Library and explore which books are in the library, look up authors last name, and look up call numbers to find out where books are located on the library shelves. https://ums-wright.follettdestiny.com


Alabama Virtual Library

Encyclopedias, eBooks, and great resources for elementary students, with no login required to check out books or use resources for residents of Alabama. http://www.avl.lib.al.us/


Mobile Public Library

eBooks, digital magazines, and streaming services all available with your Mobile Public Library card. http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/resources/


Need AR books? Use this link to search the Mobile Public Library for books by ATOS level, and place a hold at your favorite Mobile Public Library for curbside pickup. http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/kids/arbooks.php


EPIC eBook Library

Over 40,000 eBooks for kids 12 and under. Personal subscriptions are available from EPIC, but students have free access to eBooks that are shared with you through a class code from your classroom. https://www.getepic.com/

Overdue or Lost Books

K3 through 1st grade students check out one book, and 2nd-4th grade students can check out two books at a time from the lower school library. There is not a fine for overdue books. However, your child will not be able to check out another book until the book is returned. If your child loses or damages a book, the fee is $15. Once they pay the lost/damaged fee they will be allowed to check out again.

Accelerated Reader

AR Book Finder

At AR Book Finder you can search for Accelerated Reader books that interest you and are on your level. http://www.arbookfind.com

Kids Books Series Organized by AR level

This website is not only a great resource for children’s book series, but also organizes them by AR level.  A great website for readers looking for an AR book and avid readers looking for their next great book. https://www.kidsbookseries.com/list/sorted-by-accelerated-reader-level

AR Renaissance Home Connect

First, second, third, and fourth grade students use a software program called Renaissance at school. It is what they use to take AR tests. This program has a special feature called Home Connect, which you can access outside of school from any computer with an internet connection. Home Connect allows you to view information about student progress. It also allows you to sign up to receive email notifications when your child completes an activity or assessment at school. The login for Home Connect is the same login students use at school to take AR tests on their ipads. https://global-zone51.renaissance-go.com/studentprogress/homeconnect?t=79629  

Websites for Students

Learn to Code

Hour of Code activities to learn to code. https://hourofcode.com/us/learn

The Typing Cat

A website where you can test your tying skills and try to beat your personal record. https://thetypingcat.com/

Story Starters

This is a fun website to jump start writing your next adventure story. http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/index.html





Welcome to the Roberts Library

The Roberts Library is located in the Upper School and serves students in both middle and upper school. Grades 5-12 visit independently, in groups, participate in club meetings and collaborative class projects.  Students have access to print resources located in the library and digital resources using the links on this page to support them in their research and learning.  June 1st students will be charged $20 per book not returned by the end of the school year or lost during the school year.

Literature Resources

Roberts Online Library: Follett Destiny

Welcome to Follett Destiny, the online catalog for Roberts Library. No password is needed to access the library catalog virtually. Click on the link below and choose Roberts Library. There you will be able to explore the books that are located in our library. You have the option to search by author, title, topic or series. https://ums-wright.follettdestiny.com/


Epic is an eBook library that offers over 40,000 eBooks for students up to the age of 12. UMS-Wright students have free access to eBooks that are shared with you through a class code from your classroom teacher. https://www.getepic.com/

Mobile Public Library

Digital magazines, eBooks, and streaming services are all available with your Mobile Public Library card.  http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/resources/ Need AR books? Use the link provided to search the Mobile Public Library for books and place a hold at your favorite Mobile Public Library for curbside pickup. http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/kids/arbooks.php



A database designed to support student research in the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities. https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s8860917&groupid=main&site=abchist&return=y


Middle and high school students have access to a variety of databases, eJournals, magazines, and eBooks to assist with research and learning. https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s8860917&groupid=main


Enrich your research with scholarly content and resources from this database using the journals, books, images, and primary sources. https://www.jstor.org/

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Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader is available to students in grades 5-7.  Students may independently read books and take AR tests throughout the school day. Each quarter students who meet their reading goal will participate in an AR celebration. https://hosted32.renlearn.com/79629/

AR Book Finder

Use AR book Finder to search for Accelerated Reader books that interest you and find out the level, points, and word count. This is a helpful site if you want to locate books written by a specific author and/or books included in a series. https://www.arbookfind.com/