Library

SEARCH FOR BOOKS

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

http://hdsb.lib.overdrive.com/E2BD11C0-B1B8-41C1-ADEC-6C92BB14DBD5/10/45/en/Default.htm
To search specifically for eBooks and audiobooks,  click the icon to the left to access the Halton District School Board Digital Library.

To sign out an eBook or audiobook:
- Go the link above and search for books
use your Halton login to BORROW the book
- download the book or read it in your browser

ABOUT THE LIBRARY

Library hours: 7:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Library team: Ms. Ward (elementary T-L), Ms. Weber (secondary T-L)Ms. MacLeod & Ms. McNeill (library technicians)

Library links

http://hdsb.ca/library/                   http://www.bpl.on.ca/
  http://www.goodreads.com/             http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/

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.

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



http://www.easybib.com/
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.  Consider the EasyBib add-on to help.
READING CLUBS & WRITING CONTESTS

Red Maple Reading Club

Gradhttps://www.accessola.org/web/OLAWEB/Forest_of_Reading/Awards_Nominees/Red_Maple_Fiction_Nominees.aspxe 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 2018/2019 are:
  • Assassin's Curse
  • Don't Tell the Enemy
  • The Fourth Dimension
  • The Last Namsara 
  • Sadia
  • Skating Over Thin Ice
  • The Strange and Deadly Portraits of Byrony Gray
  • Time to Run
  • Tracker's Canyon
  • A World Below
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..