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Welcome to the Helias Library/Media Center!

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How can we be down to 1 month in this year?!  Wow!  What an incredible senior class we are sending off to start their next chapter!  I have lots of work planned over the summer before we welcome our 200+ new freshmen in August!

We had nearly 50 students participate in the Gateway Challenge this year!  Two students read EVERY SINGLE BOOK on the list!  Final prizes are going out this week.  The winning book for the state of Missouri was Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon.  The majority of our Helias students loved this book, as well. 

The school year may be wrapping up, but the Library Squad still has two big events planned...a Harry Potter interactive movie night on May 4th and a summer book swap the week before finals.

How lucky I am to have the best job in the world! 
We are excited to have you visit the Helias Catholic High School Library/Media Center.  We hope you will come often to check out books, do research or study, relax, have some coffee or tea, or just play games and visit with friends.  The information below will help you get to know our library better.

Library Staff:
Mrs. Michelle Oliver, Librarian moliver@heliascatholic.com

Hours: The Library/Media Center is open before and after school to serve our students and staff.  Our normal hours are as follows:

Monday: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM & Tuesday-Friday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Circulation Procedures:
*Books may be checked out by Helias students at the library circulation desk.

*There is no limit to the number of books a student may check out at any given time.  Students who fail to return library materials may be limited to fewer books.

*Books are checked out for a period of 3 weeks but may be renewed as long as there is not a hold currently placed on the item by another patron.

*Students are responsible for lost or damaged items checked out in their names.  Please do not check out books for other students.

Services:  The Helias Library/Media Center provides a number of services to our students including the following:
Book Checkout
Research and Reference Assistance
Printers
Internet Access
Online Database Access
Access Codes for Online Database Home Use
Leisure Reading Spaces
Games
Whiteboard Tabletops and Markers