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Grove City Middle School Library Media Center:  Equipping all learners for successful futures!

 

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GCMS Library DESTINY Homepage

The Destiny Homepages has links to many resources for students.  Check it out!

 

World Book Encyclopedia Online

 

Evaluate your Information!

Not all information we find on the web (or other places) meets our research requirements or is even quality information.  It is up to YOU as the Researcher to evaluate your sources for authority, currentness, adequacy, and so on.  Use the Drop Down Guide in this box, select your source type, and then view the slides in the short presentation.

 

What is LIBGUIDES?

LIBGUIDES are teacher created pathfinders for various research projects or other topics of interest to our students.

Have a suggestion for a LIBGUIDE? Email or speak with Mrs. Scott.

To see a list of all current LIBGUIDES, click the LIBGUIDE tab at the top of any screen.

 

Audio and Ebooks

GCMS LMC is happy to offer audio versions of many of the books used in our reading and English curriculums.  To see what is available, visit the Destiny Homepage.   Then, open the Catalog; click on Resource lists (along the left side), then click on Public Lists tab (in the top right corner).  Select Audio Books to see the list.  Some are CDs, some are portable units called Playaways, and some are streaming audio.  Follow the Instructions below for downloading the Apps to listen to streaming audio.  See Mrs. Scott for all others.

Audio Books as of Feb. 2016

 CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR INFO ABOUT THE APPs!

 

Upcoming Events

YSU English Festival

This year Mrs. Walter (8th grade Reading) is sponsoring a club to participate in the YSU English Festival.  This highly regarded event for students will be held at Youngstown State University on April 20, 21, 22,, 2016.  Guest Author this year is Matt de la Pena!  Our participation date will be announced soon.  Listen for announcements about YSU English Festival meetings, or stop by Mrs. Walter's room for more information.

Here is a link to a list of the books: http://www.ysuenglishfestival.org/

If you are in the YSU English Festival Club, see Mrs. Scott to borrow the books! 

Once the festival is over, books are available for all students to enjoy.

 

New Resources!

Gale Virtual Reference Library

 

This is an amazing resource of online reference materials -- accessible 24/7 from any web-devise. An unlimited number of students can be using the same reference materials at a time. Some material is a bit advanced for 6th and 7th graders. Here are just a few of the excellent resources in the Gale Virtual Reference Library:

McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations

Chemical Elements

American Decades

GROVE CITY COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Need something to read on a Saturday?  Or looking for some AWESOME Reading clubs and activities?  Visit Grove City Community Library!

Click on the Image above to visit their website!

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