Welcome to the William H. Barnes Library at

Grace E. Metz Middle School

The mission of the Grace E. Metz Middle School library media program is to foster an enthusiasm for reading and to ensure equal access to information to all members of the school community in support of the school's mission to inspire, challenge, and prepare our students to become responsible, confident high school learners.

Library Media Specialists:

Ms. Karen Olson ( 571-377-6835 )

Ms. Laura Griffiths ( 571-377-6837 )

Library Assistant:

Mrs. Sherry Waldron ( 571-377-6836 )

Hours: 7:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Barnes Library of Metz Middle School. We have many resources for studies, interests, and more. The links on the left will direct you to these resources.

Students will be able to vote for their favorite Virginia Readers' Choice book (see below). If you haven't already read at least, four, make sure you pick them out to read so you can vote! Click here for a synopsis of each book.

Check out our Virginia Readers' Choice books for 2013-2014


We would also like for you to participate in the Campbell's labels for kids. This is an excellent way to help support your school. Simply bring in the labels to the library, and we'll take care of the rest!

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR!!! Monday, February 10th to Friday, February 14th Open 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Also open 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm February 12th!

Click here to shop online!

Click here to access the library's catalog!