Vision Statement

The library media center seeks to nurture an enjoyment of reading and discovery, to develop skills in evaluating sources and to nurture research skills in our students.

Mission Statement

The Murray Middle School Library/Media Center offers events to build up confidence-positive feelings in reading, provides students with resources in multiple formats that reach various learning styles, and provides resources and events for students to become educated users and creators of information. The library provides support to content area and related arts curriculums by collaborating with teachers and implementing programs and events supporting cross content standards.

Library Description

The library/media center is open for students and staff of Murray Middle School. There are many literacy programs and fun library events geared towards encouraging the love of reading, researching, and learning. The library houses fiction and nonfiction/reference books organized using the Dewey Decimal System. In addition to the physical library space a large amount of informational reference resources are available to students in the e-student library, Encyclopedia Britannica, this website, and curated materials in Follet Collections.

Library Services

Curation, research, collection information, library instruction, copyright instruction, citation instruction, special guests and assemblies, literacy programs, educational technology training and support for teachers and students.

Hours of Operation

  • Open Monday- Friday on school calendar days to students from 9:10 AM - 4:15 PM.

  • Closed on occasion for staff/faculty meetings, special occasions, and FSA testing days. 

Library Staff

Media Specialist, Tracy Watts, Tel: x34118

Cynthia Bishop, Media Assistant email: bishopc@martinschools.org Tel: x34110

MCSD Media Center Searchable Database

Please use the searchable database link provided below to view all MCSD School Media Center Materials

Destiny Database

Library/Media Center Collection

Development Policy

Please click on the link to view the Martin County School District collection development policy.


Request for Reconsideration of Instructional Materials

Library/Media Book Review Procedures

Please click on the link to view the Murray Middle Library Review Committee Procedures document.


Committee members document


October 2023 Follett Book Order


Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials



This section provides access to primary sources related to local, state and federal levels of government. Access information related to the three branches of government.

Need help finding information from these resources? Ask your librarian, Ms. Watts

Local Government: Martin County

Local Government: Martin County

Local Government: Martin County Courthouse Records

Martin County Courthouse Logo

Local Government: Board of Commissioners

Martin County Board of Commissioners

State Government: Office of the Governor

Florida Governor

State Government: Florida Legislature

FL Legislature

Access both the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate from this website.

The Library of Congress direct link. Click on the picture below.

Library of Congress

Access the Declaration of Independence.

declaration of Independence

Access the Constitution of the United States

The Constitution of the United States

Access the Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights Webpage in the National Archives

The US Census Bureau

US Census Bureau

Research sources related to legislative and executive branches at the federal level


Research Federal Congressional Bills

Congressional court records

Research Federal Court Cases and The Supreme Court Cases

Supreme Court wepage

Federal court records


Executive Branch: Office of the President

Office of the President of the United States