• Schuylkill Valley High School Library

    Welcome Panthers and Guests!

       


    "A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a person's mind can get both provocation and privacy." 
    ~Edward P. Morgan

    Library Information
    Welcome to the Schuylkill Valley High School Library. It is the place to visit for recreational reading, homework, quiet reflection, and serious research as well as  for those in search of a quiet place not to be disturbed as you take a break from your busy day. You are welcome from study hall, lunch, after school and during Activity Period. The library subscribes to a wide-variety of magazines and newspapers for leisure reading as well as personal growth. A 14,000-volume collection of current fiction and non-fiction is regularly evaluated for its relevance to the curriculum as well as to the personal interests of adolescents. We also have great wifi , Chromebook chargers, and headphones and earbuds for scholarly and leisure use. Take advantage of the resources, complete your work, charge your Chromebook, and when you are done, listen to your tunes and read a book or magazine!
     
    Sincerely, 
    Mr. Reed, SVHS Library
    Keep on reading Panthers!
     
    Reading Olympics 
    All books  for the 2018-2019 competition are in the Library and the complete list can be seen 
    HERE.
     
    Teen Library Day
    On November 2, 2018 we visited Teen Library Day at Kutztown University and had the pleasure of hearing author Paul Acampora speak about the writing process.  More can be read about the event here.  To read about Mr. Acampora's accomplishments visit his site here.   Thanks to all the SV Panther students that attended.
     
    Starting the research process:
     
    1. Find books, Databases and websites by clicking here!Destiny and "One Search" allows library users to search our     books, quality websites, and a majority of our online databases with one click!  Log in via the upper righthand corner sign in area with the same username and password you use to log in to any school computer. By logging, in you have access to the One Search option which allows to view ALL materials we have, as well as renew and reserve books. Please contact  the following address with any questions:mreed@schuylkillvalley.org.

      Only the following database must be accessed directly from the link below:

      Power Library - To access from here, you will need a public library card number.

    2.  Recommended Internet Resources:

          3. World Wide Web

    http://www.google.com/also take a look at the google icon to the right of the box and try advanced search for a more accurate search of the web.
     
     
     
    Borrowing Procedures
    Book are checked out for a period of  14 calendar days. A 0.25 per day late fee is charged for materials returned after the 14 days plus a 2 day "grace period." Students with overdue materials and/or fines are not permitted to check out new books or work in the library.
     
       

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