Granite Oaks Middle School

NEW!! eBooks and Audio Books!

NEW!! eBooks and Audio Books!title

Check out the new books available to you on your digital devices,
including audio books!
We use a platform called Sora, available as an app or on the web.
Click the icon to launch the program, or click here for directions!
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Also check out Teaching Books for information about books and authors!   Card image cap
Databases

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The quick links below work from our school network.  For remote access, click here and log in with your school gmail account.  Or go to Clever for links to these databases.
 
Encyclopedia Britannica -- start here for any research project.
Ebsco Explora -- general database, with lots of newspapers, magazines, and primary sources
Gale eBooks -- Searchable reference books, strong in biography.
FactCite -- Strong in biography
History Reference Center (Ebsco) -- For history research, right?
Points of View (Ebsco) -- Great for debate and persuasion.
SIRS Issue Researcher -- Great for debate and persuasion, current issues.
Discovery Video Streaming -- log in with your Google credentials and learn by watching a video!
 

Research Tools

Easybib

Web Site Evaluation

 
 
 
Library Information

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The mission of the school library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information, enabling them to be literate life-long learners.

Staff
Mrs. Mangels, Library Media Teacher
Mrs. Hughes, Library Aide
Mrs. Green, Library Aide
Mrs. Leal, Library Aide

Hours: 8:05 -- 4:00 Monday through Friday (2:00 pm closure on minimum days)
Circulation Policies
Limit of 3 non-textbook materials at a time
Two week check out period
Fines for overdue books will be assessed at $0.10 per day (when school is in session)
Renewals allowed if student is actively reading book; limited when there is a long reserve list
Reserves may be placed on items which are out to another borrower

Library Rules
Be quiet and respectful.
No food or drink.
Use computers for school work only.
Students must have a pass to come to the library out of class, and must sign in.