Welcome to South Orange Middle School Library Media Center!      



Welcome to South Orange Middle School Library

Click on the tabs menu above to learn more about our services and our student research databases. You will find many useful online resources on our Distance Learning Resources page, including our exciting and new MackinVIA eBook and audio book library. There is a helpful video link located on our Distance Learning Resources page to view an orientation session to learn how to use our MackinVIA eBook database! ?

Read our most current issue of SOMS Voice school newspaper to learn about our exciting school activities and events and please visit our library website periodically for

2022 SOMSD CHOICES Middle School Summer Reading List 

Click on the image directly below to browse the list. 

Click on the image below to view our YouTube welcome video 


Scroll down to learn more about our facility, search our Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), and explore our new MackinVIA eBook and audio book collection.


The South Orange Middle School Library Media Center has an awesome collection of fiction and non fiction titles and is equipped with a computer lab.

We are proud to introduce our latest collection ofover 4,000 eBooks and audio books featured on our new MackinVIA database! 

Our library services a population of over 800 students,  and we pride ourselves in creating a warm and nurturing atmosphere to our entire South Orange Middle School Family for in person learning, and throughout Distance Learning!

Our School Librarian, Ms. Lora Tazewell is a Licensed Educational Media Specialist and Certified Public Librarian with over 30 years of experience in the New York City and New Jersey Public School Systems.

Ms. Tazewell regards her work with South Orange Middle School students and staff as her oasis, and she loves creating an educational atmosphere that is enriching and conducive to learning and teaching.

 SOMS Library Catalog 

Click on the OPAC image below to access our library collection.

Click on MackinVIA widget below to access SOMS ebook and audiobook collection. 



 SOMS Library Media Center is the Hub of Literacy and the Heart of our School! 

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