The LCA Library has a rich collection of educational material for all students at LCA. This collection includes various books and textbooks for academic and spiritual growth. It also includes an extensive compilation of audiovisual materials such as videotapes, DVDs, and CDs. Students and faculty are welcome to visit the library at any time during school hours to do research, check out library materials, use the computers, or find a quiet corner to read for pleasure.
The Middle/High School library (serving middle and high school students) is open both lunch periods and during the following hours:
|Monday||7:40 a.m. to 4 p.m.|
|Tuesday||7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8 a.m. to 4 p.m.|
|Thursday||7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.|
|Friday||7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.|
The Elementary library (serving students in grades K-5) is open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each school day.
Both libraries are closed during school holidays, breaks, and weekends.
Students may take AR tests before and after school in the library except Wednesdays. Students must take AR tests in their classroom during the school day (Monday - Friday).
Optional Summer Reading Program K-12
Click Here for the Optional Summer Reading Program K-12 PDF
Connecting to the LCA Library Catalog
To search LCA Library’s collection of books, please go to lcalibrary.liberty.edu
RESEARCH - ACCESSING LCA DATABASES
Through the LCA library, three databases are available for student and teacher use:
1) eLibrary (9th-12th grades; includes two special collections for History and English)
2) ProQuest (9th-12th grades; particularly Biology, Computing, Education, Newsstand, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and general research)
3) SIRS Discoverer (1st-8th grades; particularly Arts, History, Math, Science, Sports, Health, Language Arts, People, Social Studies, and Technology)
Students and teachers can access these databases from LCA at: http://portal.bigchalk.com/portalweb/login.do?accountid=163975
You will be asked to supply a user name and password. Please see your librarian for access information.
Box Tops for Library
The LCA Library will be collecting Box Tops throughout the year. Please save those Box Tops! 100% of the money collected through the Box Tops program will be used to purchase new library books and fund reading incentives. For more information please click on the link below.
Library Selection Policy
LCA screens and selects educational materials to be consistent with the school’s philosophy. Materials with objectionable content are edited or withdrawn as the case requires. To read more about LCA's selection policy see below.
Library OF Virginia resources
Please take advantage of these FREE resources that the Library of Virginia has made available to all Virginia citizens!
LCA Challenge Material Form
LCA welcomes parental or student input at any time. Any parent or student may challenge a publication in the library by using the “challenge” form.
(Final determination will be made by the administration)
Parents who object to reading content in an assignment may register their concerns with the teacher. A second assignment will be offered as an alternative for parents who choose to have their child opt out of the original assignment.
Library Accelerated Reader Resources
AR Bookfinder - This is an educational tool that matches students to their reading level.
Renaissance Home Connect Instructions - Monitor your student's AR Progress through Renaissance Home Connect.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact:
Tricia Koons - Director of Library Services
Office Phone - (434) 832-2042