Marston Library

libraryWelcome to the Marston Library!

 

Library Hours

Monday:      7:30 – 3:30

Tuesday:      7:30 – 3:30

Wednesday: 7:30 – 3:30

Thursday:    7:30 – 3:30

Friday:         7:30 – 3:00

The library is open before and after school for you to read, do homework, hang out with your friends, and play games. I run Board Gamers Club every Tuesday and Thursday after school – it’s free, just show up!

 

Library Expectationslibrary books display

 

I will enjoy my food and drink outside.

I will have a pass from my teacher.

I will use positive words.

I will have a calm body and indoor voice.

I will respect the library’s resources.

I will ask for help when I need it.



When you come to visit:

  • Show your signed agenda or pass when visiting the library from your classroom.
  • You must sign in and out at my desk.
  • You may check out materials at the circulation desk with your student I.D. or agenda.
  • Books are checked out for a two week period. Still reading? Bring the book in and I’ll renew it for you, even if it’s late.
  • Decide you don’t want that book you picked up and you’re not sure where it goes? Put it in the book return and I will reshelve it.
  • Computers are for homework and research only.
  • Food and open drinks are never allowed in the library. 
  • The library is a Cell Phone Free Zone! Try a book instead.
  • Want to come at lunchtime? Eat first & get a Library Lunch pass on the lunch court. Sign in at the library desk & leave your pass there.
  • Smile, say hello, and spread kindness!

How to use the Destiny library catalog system:

  1. Go to Destiny.sandi.net.
  2. Select Marston Middle School.
  3. Select Catalog.
  4. The left tab Library Search will already be open.
  5. Type what you’re looking for in the Find box and press enter.
  6. A list of titles will come up showing how many copies we have and the availability of the title.

What do I have checked out and when is it due?

Find out by going to Destiny and clicking Log In on the top right. Sign in with your student ID and password. 


What else can I do in Destiny?

The Destiny Home page also includes links to these district provided digital resources:

  1. Culture Grams: Country and state information including geography and climate, customs, daily life videos, recipes, statistics, flag, and national anthem.
  2. eLibrary: Contains hundreds of full text and full run journals and newspapers; eLibrary offers millions of the best images, maps, websites and videos.
  3. SIRS Discoverer: Contains newspaper and magazine articles, nonfiction e-books, and a pro-con issues collection.
  4. Teaching Books.net: Information about authors including meet the author videos, pronunciation audio, author book readings, book guides, and lesson plans.
  5. Britannica Escolar: Spanish encyclopedia containing videos, images, a Spanish visual dictionary, and animal comparison tool.  Bilingual feature allows students to switch between Spanish and English content.
  6. Britannica School: Encyclopedia with easy to read articles on topics of interest to middle and high school students that include reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts.


Login informationdino library

Username: student ID, password: student password 

-OR- 

Username: sandi1, password: library

 

 

Need help? Ask me!

K. Jane Yeatts AKA Ms. Jane

School Library Tech 1

[email protected]

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