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     Congratulations Class of 2021!         

                           

Thank you Titans for giving me a home for the past 11 years!

 After 36 years with the VSB, I am retiring to pursue other interests - too many to list here.                  
Special thanks to all Titan students who spent time in the Library.
I will miss seeing you on a daily basis, whether you were finishing off homework assignments, printing out work, or just there to visit and have a chat.

To my past library monitors, I am so grateful to have worked with you.
May the years ahead be kind to you, and bring you much happiness.

Though I am leaving, I will always have fond memories of my time at Templeton,
and the friendships I have made here.

TITANS FOREVER!

Ms. Nanda will be your full-time teacher-librarian next year,
and Mr. Cornies will be joining her for one block.
I encourage you to make the library a part of your daily routine.     

Keep asking questions and keep searching for answers.
Curiosity leads to a wealth of knowledge. 


Farewell Titans, from Ms. Bombino!



VIDEO 1:  ALL ABOUT PASSWORDS

For Grade 8s & New Students

You will be using several logins, to better understand them 
print out My_Personal_Password_Sheet.pdf .

Information is also posted in the "How To" Guides (see left menu),
under "Setting Your Computer Password".

Password Problems? 
Visit the VSB's  self-serve Student Password Reset Portal to reset your password. 

You will need your PEN number (found in your MyED account, under Student Details)  and Date of Birth.  If you cannot access MyEd BC for your PEN number, speak with your counsellor.

If you have made several attempts to log into the MyEd BC Family Portal and have failed, the program will automatically block or freeze any further attempts. See Ms. Ranallo in the School Office to have your password reset. Please be patient, the resets are done at the end of each school day.


VIDEO 2: TEMPLETON LIBRARY TOUR



Video 3: Templeton's Library Collections

This video is intended for Ms. Bombino's CS students and helpers; However, it is also useful for anyone searching for materials.  When you use VSB Library to search for materials, the Call  Numbers provided in Catalog will sometimes begin with a letter or letters (i.e. E ... F ... G ... PB ... PNF ... REF, etc.). 
These letters indicate the collection where the books are located.  


More Information about library related issues:


Audiobooks & Ebooks

Audiobooks - Check out the selections in the "Tweens", "Teens" or "Literary Classics" 
Best way to access these titles?  Log in to Destiny Discover and search titles from there.


Big Timber Media - eBooks (Fiction & Non-Fiction) for Grades 9-12:
Big Timber resources For younger Grades


More Free Novels - you can search by Genre here. 
Take a look at the Young Adult section.


VPL Collection of E-books & Audiobooks &  VPL's Digital Library
Apply for a VPL card online and be ready to continue using VPL services in the fall.


Project Gutenberg - a Library of over 60,000 free ebooks,
focusing on older works and the world's great literature!


Content prior to June 30, 2021 was provided by / created by G. Bombino
(Teacher-Librarian at Templeton from 2010 - 2021)
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