Elementary Library

SEARCH FOR BOOKS


Search the HDSB Library Catalogue for fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, eBooks, streaming videos and more.



To search specifically for eBooks and audiobooks, click the link above to access the Halton District School Board Digital Library. Use your school login and password to sign out books.


To sign out an eBook or audiobook:


- Search for books using the HDSB Library Catalogue

- Use your Halton login to BORROW the book

- Download the book or read it in your browser

LIBRARY HOURS

8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


Students will require his/her/their student card to sign out books. Show responsibility by returning books to the green return bin just inside the library doors.





RESEARCH & INQUIRY


Use Elementary Internet Tools

http://eit.hdsb.ca/ to to access on-line databases, encyclopedias, recommended sites, etc. Use your school log- in and password to access from home.

The Halton Inquiry Process (Focus, Explore, Analyze and Share) will help you plan and conduct your inquiry projects.


As you conduct research for your inquiry projects, keep track of where you obtained your information.


Create a bibliography using proper MLA or APA format. Visit a librarian for help to create citations.


READING CLUBS & WRITING CONTESTS


Red Maple Reading Club


Grade 7 and 8 students are invited to help select the Ontario Library Association's Red Maple Book Award. The Red Maple nominated books will arrive soon - look for them by the windows in the fiction section of the library. The books will be on Overdrive soon if you're eager to start reading. The nominated books for this year will be announced in October.


Writing Contests


Visit the library to find out about our monthly writing contests. Writing contests are open to all students and will be judged in two categories - one for secondary students and one for elementary students.