Welcome to YOUR Library Media Center!


The Mission of the BHS Library Media Center is to encourage students to develop a love for reading and learning in a friendly and technological environment; as well as achieve life-long reference and research strategies and/or skills.

Your Library Media Manager is: Sherry Maberry

Information about Getting a Public Library Card


Getting a library card is very easy.  As a resident of Polk County, library cards are available at no charge.  Parent or guardian of child will need to bring in proof of identification and residency, such as a valid driver’s license, utility bill or insurance card to their local library to get a library card.  Residents, property owners and business owners, employees and students of Polk County Public Schools and employees of Polk County Gov’t and Polk County college students may qualify for a free library card.

A Polk County library card is good at all 15 public libraries, including special collection libraries like the Historical Genealogical Library and Law Library located in Bartow.  We have a bookmobile making 13 stops throughout Polk County and B-Mail (books-by-mail ) offering free home delivery service (anything you can find in your library can be delivered to your home). To get the ball rolling, parents can go online to register for a library card (follow the link below) and pick their card up at their library.

You can register for a card online via this link.  This is a placeholder until you can get to the library to complete your registration; after a month, the account will close.

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Little Free Library
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Sunshine State Readers

District Online Resources

Polk County Schools’ Library Media Services acknowledges the importance of maintaining access to current resources, building research skills, and developing digital literacy skills. Polk County Public Schools provides a variety of online resources for all our schools, such as Gale database resources, Accelerated Reader, World Book Web, and more! Visit the link below to see the full list of online resources.

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