Julia Green Elementary Library


Our library staff has one mission: to spark a love of literature that will last a lifetime. The library is open for book checkout throughout the day.  There is rarely a time you will not visit the library and see students checking out books, reading quietly, researching, or working in groups guided by a classroom teacher and/or our librarian.  Our librarian plans cooperatively with teachers and our IB coordinator to integrate our library materials and Academic Standards into each Unity of Inquiry. It is our goal that the students of Julia Green gain a love of quality literature. We currently have over 13,000 volumes. Funding is provided by the school system, our PTO, and various fundraisers, including an annual book fair.

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Meet Our Librarian
Sarah Parnell, Media Specialist
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Sarah Parnell is a Nashville native and a graduate of Overton High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Lipscomb University and holds a Master of Library and Information Science from Trevecca Nazarene University. Mrs. Parnell has worked for MNPS since 2004. She was a classroom teacher at Maxwell Elementary and Shayne Elementary, and began her library experience at Glengarry Elementary. Mrs. Parnell loves working in the library because it is such a marvelous place! All the children and adults in the school use the library, and it gives her a chance to get to know everyone!  Mrs. Parnell also knows that books are a fabulous way to learn about anything you want! When she's away from school, she enjoys shopping, traveling, reading, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family.