*To instill in students a desire to be life-long readers and to have the ability to search for answers independently in the Media Center.
*To acquire and maintain a balanced and current collection of media center resources, which represent a wide range of subjects, levels of difficulty and formats for both students and faculty.
*To provide learning experiences which encourage students to become proficient users of information and technology.
*To support the AMS Middle School curriculum and the teachers' classroom programs by providing necessary materials and appropriate guidance and instruction to students.
*Create lessons that will reinforce information skills in the library as well as in the classroom.
*Create an extension of the classroom by cooperatively planning lessons with the classroom teacher that would guarantee more meaningful learning while supporting classroom instruction.