Welcome to the Paulding Library Media Center!

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Meet your Informational Tour Guide


  • Genealogical Research
  • Learning something new
  • Family : My 10 grandchildren

Favorite Quote

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”                      


Monday:       8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday:      7:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday:    7:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday:        7:30 AM - 2:15 PM
The LLC is not opened during break on Friday.
The LLC is available before school, after school, during break and lunch on regular school days.
Before and after school, the LLC is a quiet place for reading, independent study and doing research. On a rare occasion, the library may be closed after school. The library will be closed after school on all minimum days and before school on Late Start Mondays. Other library closures will be posted on the Paulding Calendar.

Portal in the Classroom - Paulding 2016

Research: What is it?

"Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose"

Zora Neale Hurston, Author

"Studious inquiry or examination; especially : investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts..."

Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2014.

"The systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions."

"Definition of Research in English:." Research: Definition of Research in Oxford Dictionary (British & World English). N.p., n.d. . Web. 23 Sept. 2014.

21st Century Tools

Tools to help you find, evaluate and use information.

Alexandria Search - Paulding Online Catalog

  • Find your next book.

  • Find Research Material

  • Check your due date.

  • Save a list for future reading.

  • Place a book on hold.

  • Write a book review.



MackinVia is Paulding's E-Resource bookshelf. Currently Paulding has over 250 nonfiction ebooks, vetted links and online databases.

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ETC portal

The ETC Portal is an online collection of trusted research databases along with free resources for learning compiled by the San Luis County Office of Education. The Paulding PTSO has provided every Paulding Student and Staff member access to these tools.

CHECK IT OUT! Students should use their Google account login.

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SLO County Library - Databases

The county library offers their patrons excellent research tools. Find out about diseases, learn about your ancestry, find a job and more.