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Mrs. Kori Barnett, Librarian/Teacher

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Library Staff
Mrs. Kori Barnett, Teacher-Librarian (Click to email)
Phone: 610-670-0180 x1920
Mrs. Rose Troutman, Library Technology Assistant

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”  Lemony Snicket

Destiny Quest Library Catalog -Shiloh Hills

Destiny Quest allows you to search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, ebooks, and even digital media that the district provides through all 8 of the Wilson libraries.

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Capstone Interactive Library - Shiloh Hills

 

POWER Library - SL

 

 A POWER Library webpage dedicated to serving kids is now available.  Kid-centered e-resources, Chat with a librarian, Books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents, are now presented in a single, kid-friendly interface.

This link will take you directly to the POWER Kids Library Databases from school. 
If you are at home, please go to your public library's website to use these resources.

 

EPIC - Online Books

Participate in reading challenges, earn badges, personalize your reading selections and more!

Storyline Online Audiobooks

Check This Out! - Great Blogs to Follow!

Awesome Search App

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What are QR Codes?

QR Codes

Quick Response codes are a way to get information fast!  In the library, they are used to links to websites, book trailers, video tutorials, and much more!

SCAN THIS QR CODE with a mobile device or laptop camera.  We reccommend the RedLaser or i-nigma apps to scan QR codes.

Author Visit - November 18th

Capstone Interactive Library - Shiloh Hills

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Mrs. Meridionale's Class code: h7dtw3

Your Elementary Library Offers:

  • Reading Recommendations
  • Digital Citizenship Instruction
  • Books, online interactive ebooks. Audiobooks, and Playaways
  • Inter-library loan items from anywhere in the state
  • Space to read, think, learn and explore
  • Kindle ereaders for in-school use or loan
  • A welcoming environment to learn, create, make connections and grow!

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True Flix - Grades 3-5

 

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If you are at school, no password is needed.
If you are at home, you will need your public library card barcode.

World Book Online Explained - ELEM

The World Book Online Encyclopedia is a useful resource for accurate, reliable information.  For home access, please ask your teacher-librarian for the login information or see the Wilson Libraries Passwords link.world book

New!!!! Ebooks from Mackin Via!

Kid Rex - Safe Searching for Kids

Safe search for kids by kids!

World Book Student App

KidzSearch

 When a search is done on KidzSearch.com, it can only return Google "strict" search results and is not dependent on any computer, cookie or browser settings. The same trusted high-quality search results as Google are returned, but without adult content mixed in them.  

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Safe Search Kids

The kid friendly search engine for kids where safe search is always active.

Mymunka Safe Search

Mymunka is a safe Search Engine designed just for kids and is Fun and safe for everyone

Science Videos

Scholastic Book Wizard

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Scholastic Book Wizard
- Find and level books with Book Wizard. Plus, get booktalks, lesson plans, author studies, videos, and discussion guides.
Not all books include an F & P or DRA level, but many at least have a Lexile level.  You can also search a title and find "similar titles" or read-alikes.

PA Young Reader's Choice Voting Books

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Dictionary

Dictionary.com is a reference resource to look up the definition of a word.

Thesaurus

Thesaurus.com is a reference resource to look up synonyms and antonyms of a word.

What's Happening in the Library?

Shiloh Hills students have been working hard learning about author/illustrator Michael Dooling.  For several weeks in library classes, students created over 600 projects to display in the halls in preparation for the Author Visit in May. Fifth graders learned about immigration and Ellis Island, fourth graders read about young Thomas Edison and researched inventors, third graders researched George Washington's Army, second graders learned about automobile inventors, first graders about Irish immigration and kindergarteners learned about pirates!  Thanks to the sponsorship of the Shiloh Hills PTO, students were able to attend an assembly to meet Michael Dooling.  It was quite an exciting day!

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Wilson School District

Wilson School District
District Mission:
  Empowering Our Students to Create Their Own Future

Nonfiction Digital Resources

Click on the image to watch a Youtube video of online nonfiction digital resources available to students.

100 Best Children's Books of All Time

Instagrok

Research any topic with an interactive concept map, that you can customize and share.

Access PA - Search all PA Libraries

 

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Playaway Audiobooks

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We have some great audio resources at the Wilson Libraries including Playaways!  Playaway is the newest way to listen to a book and read along with it.  There is no need for a separate cassette or CD player since the entire book is tucked inside the player.

We have a variety of titles for each of our age groups.  These are extremely popular items, and the students are excited about using them.  They also know that if they are not responsible, they will lose the privilege of checking them out.  The teacher-librarians do not foresee any major problems, though it is possible that a Playaway unit may be lost.  When students and parents sign the Library Use Agreement at the beginning of the year, they have to option to choose whether or not they will be able to check out audiobooks on CD and/or Playaway.  When a student checks out a Playaway, he or she is responsible for all parts, which includes the case, Playaway audiobook unit, earphones, and lanyard. 

The replacement costs for lost or broken items are as follows:
Playaway audiobook unit: varies by title, usually between $40.00 to $75.00
Case with foam insert: $5.00
Earphones: $2.00
Lanyard: $1.00

The overdue fine for Playaways is $0.25 per day.  Students are encouraged to check out the accompanying book with the Playaway and read along with it.  If you want to see what Playaways are like, stop by during American Education Week or any other time of year.  We love visitors!

Wilson Library Passwords

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Forgot your password?

Click below and sign-in to Google Apps to view the list of usernames and passwords for any Wilson Library resource.

Biography Generator

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