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LIBRARY HOURS: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Monday to Friday)

To borrow library materials and use the computers, students must show proof of school registration (i.e. Student Card). There is a 4-book limit for all students. Please sign in to use a computer.
 
Circulation Periods:
  • Books (Fiction/Non-Fiction): 3 weeks
  • Periodicals/Magazines: 1 week
  • Reference Books: 1 night only
* Note: There will be a daily charge for all overdue books and materials.
(25 cents per overdue book, max $3 for paperback fiction & $10 all others)
 
Photocopying/Computer Printing:
10 cents per page
 
Cellphones, food and drinks are not permitted in the library.
Please work quietly and respectfully while in the library.

Using Library Computers

There are computer rules which are posted at the circulation desk.

PLEASE READ THE RULES BEFORE USING THE COMPUTERS!

There are 13 computers in the library with Internet access, for doing research.

Please sign in BEFORE using the computers.

The computer sign-in book is located at the circulation desk.

Essay Skills

Essay writing is an opportunity to develop your research and writing skills. No matter how comprehensive your research or how brilliant your ideas, the essay will flounder if it is not well-organized and presented in clear and grammatically correct English.

Online Resources:

Using the Library

Alexandria is the electronic catalogue used for searching for books in the Adult High School library. Click here to search for books.

Once you find the call number, you can search the stacks for the book. The books are sorted according to the Dewey Decimal System.
Learn more...
Non-Fiction: 000 - 999
Fiction: Alphabetically by the first 3 letters of the author's last name

Research

In addition to the numerous print reference materials available in our library, there are many reliable sources available online.

Get username/passwords from the librarian, where necessary.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Search over 1,000,000 pages of reliable content. Get answers you can trust!

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Provides the most comprehensive, objective and accurate source of information about Canada.

The Internet Public Library

Thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals answer reference questions for the "Ask an ipl2 Librarian" service.

Canadian Electronic Library

Canada's largest collection of online books for libraries.

eLibrary Canada

An online database that provides access to newspaper and magazine articles, books, maps and radio/TV transcripts.

EBSCO

Search Canadian databases for newspapers, magazine articles, reference books and extensive multimedia presentations.

Grolier Online

The most comprehensive source of nonfiction content, including videos, world newspapers and clickable maps.

Gale Databases

Accurate and authoritative reference content as well as full-text magazine and newspaper articles. The company creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published online, in print, as eBooks and in microform.

Strategies for Success

Strategic plans are tools that many students use to keep themselves successful and on track. Use these links to help you on your road to success.

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