Highmark now has eBooks!!!

HighMark Charter School Library

Introduces eBooks!!!

A BIG Thanks to the PTO and for a generous parent donation.

There are hundreds of new titles just waiting to be discovered!!

The eBooks can be accessed through Destiny Quest on your home computer, ipad, android device, or tablet.  All you need is access to an internet browser.  There is also an app that can be downloaded so you can take the Highmark library with you anywhere.

Accessing by computer/internet browser:  Go to the Library tab on the Highmark website, click the “Destiny Quest” page.  Choose the “Destiny Library Catalog” link

Students will need to log-in with:

Username: first name/last initial

Password: SIS#

Lastly, Click “Follett Shelf” along the top banner.

Browse the many ebooks available.  If there is a green flag attached then more than one student can check out those books.

If username is not working or you would like to change the password, please contact the librarian:  rgallegos@hmcharterschool.org

Accessing by ipad/android/phones:  Go to the “Highmark library eBook” page and click.

1.  Download the “Follett Enlight” app from the Apple Store or Google Play, download the appropriate app.

Apple Follett eBook app

Google Play Follett eBook app

2.  Launch the app

Students will log-in with

Username: first name/last initial

Password: SIS#

FollettShelf URL: http://wbb45785

Below are links to additional instructions

Kindle ebook instructions

iOS/Andriod ebook Instructions

HAPPY READING!!!

 

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Let’s Explore the Library!!!!

Welcome Back HAWKS!!!

Hello, my name is Mrs. Gallegos and I am the new Library Aide here at Highmark.

I cannot wait for you all to visit me here at the library.  I am so excited to introduce many of my favorite books and help you discover new adventures in reading.

LET’S START EXPLORING!!!!

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Banned Book Week and Freedom to Read

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Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. (American Library Association, 2014)

“Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.” —Article 3, Library Bill of Rights

Below is a link to activities and information about banned books.

Banned Books Week

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P.G’s Reviews

Please check-out the P.G’s Review page

P.G. is an avid reader who has agreed to review many YA Fiction books that I have not yet read.

Every Week there will be a new book, or series that she will review.

Please CHECK – IT OUT!!!!

 

 

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Introducing “GUYS READ”

Welcome to Guys Read

This website is a great place to find books that guys have told us they like.  This site is for guys who want books that interest guys.

Get in there and start looking around. There is a little something for everyone.

And please help guys out by recommending more of your guy-favorites.

Click on the link below to start reading books only “Guys Read”

 

Guys Read

 

We can also start our own “Guys Read” Charter.

Below is a link on how to create a “Guys Read” field Office.  If there is a group of guys that are interested in creating a field office here at Highmark please let me know, I will help you set it up.

There is only one field office in Utah – let’s make ours the best!!!

Guys read Charter info

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Veterans Day – The Candy Bomber

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Witness the remarkable kindness of Lt.  Gail S. Halvorsen, The Chocolate Pilot

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Welcome to the Book Fair – October 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th

Scholastic Book Fair !!!!

October 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th

During Lunch, after school, and during Parent Teacher Conference

Click link below for more information

Scholastic Book Fair Information

Click the link  below to access information about the Scholastic Book Fair app

Scholastic Book-fairs

 

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