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Hello Southern Students!  I hope you are all doing well!  I miss seeing you!

You can connect with me at anytime through email or our eLearning Connect with your Librarian Form.  



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Read or listen to ALL of our library's ebooks with MackinVia. 
Use your school Google Apps username and password to log in if requested.

Reading Eagle Newspaper

Reading Eagle Newspaper

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To get to the e-edition, use the HOME dropdown menu and choose e-edition.

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Destiny Quest Library Catalog

Destiny Library Catalog

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.


Have a suggestions for the library?  

Submit it HERE!

Books in a Series

NextWant to find out what is the next book in the series ?   Don't know the first book in the series and want to be sure to read the books in order ?  Click here to find a great site to help you find "what's next" !


A great place to search for many topics.   Results have been validated by educators and some sites provide an MLA citation.
*Make sure to scroll past the Ads in the results

Useful links for your research !


 A great place to explore BOTH sides of many current issues !



WHY use Southern Library ???

  • Books!  Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography, Story Collection, New Books.
  • DVD collection!
  • Personalized research help for you.
  • Computers and printers available for your use.
  • Nooks you may borrow containing many of the Reading Olympic titles.
  • Online resources for your school or personal use.
  • Magazines and newspapers to keep you informed and up to date.
  • The library is a friendly place to read, relax, study, and enjoy!


InfotopiaA Google alternative safe search engine for students offering information and reference sites: art, social sciences,social issues,social problems, history, ...

Power Library Links

POWER Search

InfoTrac Newsstand

 GREENR (Environment, Energy, etc.)

Science Reference Center

Research in Context


Contemporary Authors

Business Insights: Essentials

Books, movies and more in a PA library (Access PA Catalog)

Health & Wellness Resource Center

Books & Authors

Kids InfoBits

InfoTrac Student Edition

Aiden Tyler, Quaran-teen

Aiden Tyler, Quaran-teen

- A Weekly Webcast “Serial” with Author Rex Ogle

Every Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET, starting March 24, 2020


To Search for books and to see your Library Account, click on the icon or the link.

Destiny Library Catalog

POWER Library - SO

Reminder - To access POWER Library from your home computer you will need to enter your PUBLIC library card number OR enter this ecard #:  24752000203602. 




Destiny- Search the Library Catalog

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concise, reliable, and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories

Passwords are available on the LibGuide HomePage, in the library or from Mrs. Allbee.



Renew & reserve on your own !


You may renew or reserve a book you borrowed from SOUTHERN Library on Destiny, but only if the book or material is from SOUTHERN Library.  For all other renewals, please email Mrs. Allbee or Mrs.Witkowski- there is a link right on this page,  and you can also follow the link on the main library webpage.   If you wish, you may also email the librarian at the school that sent the book to you - just check the website for that school !  You will NOT get fines for the books you have borrowed from other schools as long as you contact Mrs.Allbee or the lending library !

Any questions ?  Just see Mrs. Allbee

Email addresses  -  

Mrs. Allbee

Mrs. Witkowski


World Book Online Encyclopedia

The World Book Online Encyclopedia is available with no login when your computer or mobile device is on school property.  For home access, please ask Mrs. Allbee for the username and password or click on the password link on the LibGuide Homepage. 

This searchable database is useful for quick access to accurate, reliable information. A full MLA citation for each article is at the bottom of each web page.

Free Graphics/Picutres/Music


Gale Virtual Reference Library

 Use this link to search over 100 Encyclopedia & Reference books.




60 Second Reviews



60 Second Book Reviews !

PUBLIC Libraries - Visit online and in person!

Bridges Career Center



Bridges Career Center - Lots of great information about all careers, as well as interest quizzes and guidance to the right career for YOU.   You need a log in and password to use - found in the Password Document on the LibGuides Home page.

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CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Book Tasting!

Here is a template for Book Tasting - just make a copy and start to discover wonderful titles you will want to read.  Enjoy!

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