Elementary Library


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


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.


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.


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.


HDSB Summer Reading

Summer Reading Teen Book Cloud

Available to students in Grades 7 to 12 until August 15. If you are asked to login, please use this info: Username: hdsb2022 Password: trial

TD Summer Reading Club

HDSB Library Services

Burlington Public Library

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