Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School


Independent Reading Book Lists

Youtube Playlist

2021 Lincoln Books

2021 Abe Lincoln Award Nominees

Social Justice Book Shelf

Social Justice Book Shelf

Book Resources

Online Public Access Catalog

SEARCH for books in an Online Card Catalog.

Items are available by request from the Illinois Heartland Library System using a school-issued library card.

Website and App - works with Chromebooks

Borrow ebooks and audiobooks for free. Ebooks are printed books that you read online or on a device. Audiobooks are spoken books that you listen to online or on a device.

Items are available by request from the Illinois Heartland Library System using a school-issued library card..

Website and App - works with Chromebooks

Access Sora in the browser or download the Sora app through the Google Play and Apple App stores. You must sign in with your CUSD email. Search for our school "Arthur Community Unit School District 305" or use the code: arthurcusdil.

Open eBooks

Download the phone app

How to download the App: 1. Go to the App Store on your device (Apple or Android). 2. Search for “Open eBooks” and follow the instructions to download. 3. Open the app. 4. Agree to any terms and conditions. 5. Enter your code and PIN combination (provided above) when prompted. 6. Browse the catalog of books available. 7. Download eBooks of interest

Access Code and PIN(s): ASEY7M04IW | 2544

eBook Database


Teen Book Cloud

Username: tumble2020

Password: A3b5c6

The BiblioBoard provides access to all the content available in BiblioBoard. Along with educational resources, which includes independently published adult and YA novels, PopUp Picks and more.

BiblioBoard is available to everyone in Illinois - no login or library card required. And all of the materials on BiblioBoard are available for simultaneous use, so no holds and no waiting for content.

Great for Research


Open access to our full library of ebooks, each of which are paired with a unique resource web page with content updates, live news feeds, videos, image galleries, and lesson plans.



  • Username: capstonecamp

  • Password: capstone

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has curated a list of 35 sites offering free texts! Many offer audio recordings which can be an excellent scaffold for students!

Reading Enrichment

Research Databases

Search reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Username and password are posted in the school library.

Explores opposing sides of the most important issues .

Username and password are posted in the library.

Library Resources

FIND Items in Libraries Nearby

Online Computer Library Center

Directory of Open Access Journals

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