Two Sentence Horror Story Challenge:
Submit your Two sentence horror story to the library by Oct 27th. Submit your story using this form
It should not be too gory and all must be original content created by the submitter.
Destiny Name Form
Check Your Library Amount
Click on Destiny Discover. Click on Login. Sign in with Google. Use your school Google login. Click on "My Stuff".
If you choose Checkouts it will show you how many books you have checked out and when they are due. If you need to Renew a book, click on the three dots, then click Renew.
Click on Holds to see if your hold is ready.
Public Library Systems
- Santa Clara City Library
- Santa Clara County Library
- San Jose Public Library
- Sunnyvale Public Library
- Apply for a Santa Clara City Library Card
- Apply for a Sunnyvale Library Card
- Apply for a Santa Clara County Library ECard
Reading Recommendation Websites
- Read Kiddo Read
- Mother Daughter Book Club has great ideas for parents and students reading together.
- Litpick has young adult book reviews by young adults.
- YALSA Booklists has booklists created by the Young Adult Library Services Association
Research Links for Students
- Proquest Databases
- Access to Proquest, eLibrary, SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Discoverer, and Culture Grams
- There is also Ebsco. To reach Ebsco go into Destiny Discover.
- Gale in Context: Environmental Studies:
- Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.
- Gale Interactive: Science:
- Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
- National Geographic Kids
- Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6 - 14.
- PBS Video Collection
- Teaching Books.net
- website for author research
- Encyclopedia Britannica
- online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica at 3 different levels
- when not at school: user name is santaclara, password is scusd
- Big Timber Media nonfiction e-books
- User name is name of school. Pass word is our school mascot in plural form.
- BrainPOP User name is name of school. Password is our school mascot in plural form
- Sweet Search a search engine for which all the sites in it have been verified.
- Library of Congress - Digital Collections is made up of searchable collections of written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document various points in history. Examples include Civil War Maps, Civil Rights History Project, Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar, Baseball Cards (1887 -1914, 2093 items) and multiple presidential paper collections.
- Youngzine is a website that has current news articles written for students.
- Pics4Learning is a curated image library that is safe and free for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and illustrations for classroom projects, web sites, videos, portfolios, or any other projects in an educational setting.
Library Media Assistant:
- Destiny Discover: Search for books or login to your library account.
- Sora: (overdrive) Ebook catalog Use your google ID as your user name.
Book / Genre Lists
- Adventure 2022
- African 2022
- Alt History 2022
- Animal 2022
- Asian Pacific Islander 2022
- BLM 2022
- Dystopian 2022
- Fairytales 2022
- Fantasy 2022
- Historical 2022
- Humor 2022
- Jewish 2022
- Latinx 2022
- LGBTQIA+ 2022
- Middle Eastern Muslim 2022
- Mystery 2022
- Mythology 2022
- Native American 2022
- Novels in Verse 2022
- Paranormal Suspense 2022
- Realistic 2022
- Romance 2022
- Science Fiction 2022
- Social Justice 2022
- Social Justice 2022
- South Asian Fiction 2022
- Sports 2022
- Survival 2022
- Suspense Horror 2022