•  The Richwoods Library Media Center

     

    Snow Day Ideas!

    Search the library catalog (Located on the left under Online Card Catalog) for a new book!

    Find at least 2 articles that cover current events and think about how it affects you!

    Ask your parent or guardian about their favorite book!

    Notice Facebook or Twitter posts, and think about how you could turn them into a story!

    Curl up and read a book!

    Send Ms. Daugherty an email and ask for book suggestions: shelley.daugherty@psd150.org) between 9 a.m. and 2:30 on snow days!

    Test your ability to find fake news : Facticious

     

    Check out these new books today!

     

     

     
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    New Non-Fiction

    Expand Your Knowledge!  Know Your World!

    A big thank you to the Peoria Public Schools Foundation and the Community Foundation of Central Illinois 

    for the new books we have to add to our collection!  

    Come down to the library and check them out now!

    Grant

     

    We have many new books coming your way!!! This year, Ms. Daugherty has received three grants! 

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    One grant from Delta Kappa Gamma has provided the library with 8 graphic novels which cover non-fiction topics.  Some of the titles are: Verax: the History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance, The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media, and Ichi-F: a Worker’s Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.

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    The PTO grant is providing the library with new titles which are very popular in bookstores.  This grant allows the library to keep up to date with some of the titles that students want to read for pleasure.  Some of these titles include:  Long Way Down, The Hate U Give, Far From the Tree, and Bang.  All of these books will be avaible very soon once they come back from processing.  

     New Autographed Books!

    Ms. Daugherty got a chance to meet with Simone Elkeles during her conference and look what we got!

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    Signed books

    New Graphics Have Arrived!

    Come In and Check One Out Today! 

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     A big thank you to the Peoria Public Schools Foundation Grant for these new additions!

     

     

    The Reading Nook is Now Open! 

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    New Graphic Novels in Your Library!!!

    A big thank you goes out to Peoria Public Schools Foundation Classroom Grant for providing our library with Educational Graphic Novels to add to our library.  These books help add variety to content which is covered as part of our core curriculum. They are also a great addition to the library for those student who are fans of graphic novels and those who just want to read! 

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    Check Out the Tournament of Books
     
    Mrs. Daugherty recently joined the  
    ILLINOIS LIBRARY ASSOCIATION'S (ILA) YOUNG ADULT SERVICES FORUM (YASF)
    for the 2016 Tournament of Books
    If you would like to see a list of great titles and follow the tournament
    follow the link below!
     
     
    A New Year Always Starts Better With New Books 
    New titles have arrived for your reading pleasure!
    And more are on the way soon!
     
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     Check out the new Rapid Reads Section!!!

     
     

    A big thank you goes out to the Peoria Public Schools Foundation Classroom Grant for providing our library

    with 100 books to begin this new section of our library.  Now all readers can enjoy what the library has to offer.
    This section has many books for students who either struggle with reading, either with the reading level, are ESL learners, or 
    just don't have as much time to read as others.  
    Come down and check out the new Rapid Reads today!

      
     
     
    Poet Laureate Visits the Library
    Dr. Kevin Stein, Poet Laureate visited the Richwoods High School Library during
    April's celebration of National Poetry Month.
    During his visit students were able to listen to several readings of his poetry and
    ask questions about the work that goes into writing poems for a profession.
    Dr. Stein also explained the title of Poet Laureate and the history behind the title.
     
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    Richwoods staff and students extend a big thank you to Dr. Stein for his visit!!! 

     
    Library Media Specialist: Mrs. Shelley Daugherty, email: shelley.daugherty@psd150.org

    Hours Open: 7:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Richwoods Library offers students and staff a wealth of information!  Come in and ask for help whenever you need it!  I am always here to help!


    The  Physical Collection

    The library's physical collection houses over 15,000 books, magazines, and other research tools you may need during your quest for information.  We also have a great fiction collection if you are just looking for something to read in your spare time or for a class requirement.

    The physical collection can be searched by using the Online Card Catalog which can be accessed through the Destiny icon.  You will notice that Destiny also contains reading lists, the most popular books checked out, and  New Arrivals.  When using Destiny Quest, you will have access to additional online sources when you type in your query and then select One Search.