Welcome to the Raider Media Center “Labrary”...

A warm welcome is extended to all students, staff, and visitors. The Media Center is open Monday through Thursday from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm and from 6:30 am to 1:35 pm on Fridays. Our Media Center has a diverse collection of over 25,000 books as well as 1300 videotapes and DVDs.  Our "Labrary"  has 2 computer labs, each containing 30 computers, as well as 5 individual computers.  These 65 computers provide access to the internet, online card catalogs, and online subscription databases.

The National Honor Society provides peer tutoring in the Media Center after school on Tuesday and Thursday.  Tutors provide assistance in Math, Science, English, and Social Studies.  No appointment is necessary. 

Raider Media Center Vision

The High School East Media Center seeks to create a 21st-Century environment that promotes learning for all students by teaching information literacy skills, providing equitable access to information, and encouraging lifelong learning.  The Media Center strives to be a hub of collaborative learning that produces creative students who value reading for pleasure, utilize critical thinking skills, and have respect for themselves and others.

Raider Media Center Mission

The mission of the school library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.  The Media Specialist empowers students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.

"Developing Visions for Learning." Empowering Learners: Guidelines for School Library                         

                Media Programs, American Association of School Librarians, 2009, p. 8. 

...the Learning Hub of TRHS East!

Media Center
Media Webpage 2

Online Subscription Databases -               Login Required

Media Center Information and Resources

  • Before and after school, no passes needed
  • From class or study hall, get a pass from the teacher
  • From lunch, get a pass from the teacher in the cafeteria
  • Upon arriving, sign in and drop pass in box
  • Study hall and lunch students must remain the entire period
  • Over 25,000 books
  • 1300 videos and DVDs
  • 65 computers providing access to the internet, online catalogs, and subscription databases
  • Student ID card is their library card
  • 3 books maximum checkout
  • Fiction and Nonfiction books -
    • 3-week checkout; 1-time renewal; 5 cent per school day overdue fine
  • Reference books -
    • Overnight checkout; 1-time renewal; 25 cent per school day overdue fine
  • Students will be charged for lost books at their replacement cost; damaged books will be charged on an individual basis
  • Overdue and fine notices are given to homeroom teacher weekly
  • 65 computers providing access to the internet, card catalogs, and subscription databases
  • District policy states "Computer usage is for school-related educational purposes only.  The use of the network is a privilege, not a right, and may be revoked if abused.  Failure to comply with the guidelines for acceptable use will result in disciplinary action, which may include suspension of computer privileges."  See Toms River Schools Student Acceptable Use Policy for complete information
  • No food or drinks at computers
  • No excessive printing - copy and Paste needed information 
  • Britannica School - presents encyclopedia articles, multimedia, and primary sources
  • eLibrary - users have access to 2,500 newspapers, books, magazines, maps, websites, pictures, and transcripts
  • EBSCOhost - provides reference resources from 20 various databases
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - various subject areas on an eBook platform
  • Writing Center - S25 Tuesday and Thursday after school
  • National Honor Society Peer Tutoring - in the Media Center Tuesday and Thursday after school
  • Awesome Library - Awesome Library contains thousands of carefully reviewed resources for students
  • Homework Spot - Homework Spot is an information portal in which resources are organized by grade level and subject.  The site also features a reference center, current events, and much more.
  • Library Spot - Library Spot is a library resource center bringing library and reference sites together in one user-friendly spot.

Ocean County Library Digital Materials...

Listed below are just some of the digital materials that are offered for FREE by the Ocean County Library.  All you need is an Ocean County Library Card and you'll have access to these digital and downloadable resources. 

For help and support with these digital materials, please visit the Ocean County Library help page.

Toms River Regional Schools is not responsible for content on external sites or servers.

Contact Us

 Toms River High School East Media Center

1225 Raider Way

Toms River, NJ 08753

732-505-5665   Ext. 210070

Media Specialist

Diane Harz