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Library / Learning Commons

HAPPY SUMMER BREAK!

The school library is closed for summer break.
Library books that were not returned before June 26th, are to be returned in September.
You will receive a reminder email at the end of August.  
Please keep books in a safe place, and visit Ms. Bombino the week of September 8th.


Library E-Book Survey

Ms. Bombino is still looking for feedback on the e-book subscriptions
that were available from March to June 2020. 
If you used any of them, please take a moment to share your opinion(s). 
Thank you.


Audiobooks

Check out the selections in the "Tweens", "Teens" or "Literary Classics" sections.


Teen Book Cloud
(Available until August 31, 2020)
Username:  2020TBCTitan
Password: login

Both Fiction & Non-Fiction eBooks (Available until August 2020)
Also included are the categories: Drama & Poetry, Enhanced Readers, Graphic Novels,
Audiobooks and Classics.
Fiction Section includes a few French Titles.
Non-Fiction Categories are  Civics, History, Science,
and General Core supporting resources.


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!


Lightbox Interactive ebooks

Free subscription until August 1st, 2020
Click on this link: https://sub.openlightbox.com/L...

If prompted for login/password, use:   templeton / templeton

Take a look at a variety of Non-Fiction ebooks
in the areas of Science, Socials, Language  Arts and Spanish.
You can read and/or listen to the text.


What else is out there?

stay physically active!

Visit the YMCA’s YGym web page - a free virtual physical activity program for young people and families across Canada.

Interested in Art and Culture? 

Science

  • 33 National Parks! Yearning to see the outdoors?  Take a virtual tour of a National Park.  Want more information on any of them?  Search through one of our 
    VSB Library Databases - World Book Online, or Ebsco.

SOCIAL STUDIES


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, send an email to: gbombino@vsb.bc.ca  Please specify in the Subject line that it is a "Password Issue".


How to check your 'VSB Library" Account!

  • Click on the VSB Library icon on a school computer, or access VSB Library from home at: http://library.vsb.bc.ca
  • Select Templeton Secondary from the list.
  • Log in using your VSB username and password.
  • Go to the "MY INFO" tab to see your account details.  THEN RETURN YOUR BOOKS.


Info. about your Papercut Account

  • Check your Account Balance and top up as needed.
  • Vouchers, available in $1 or $5 amounts, may be purchased from 
    the Teacher-Librarians (before and after school, or during the 10 a.m. break)
    or from the School Office Staff (at lunch time).
  • FULL DETAILS on how to check your balance or redeem vouchers are
    POSTED OUTSIDE OF THE LIBRARY & NEAR THE PRINTER in the library.

AVOID DELAYS WHEN IT'S TIME TO PRINT.
PURCHASE A VOUCHER BEFORE YOU DRAIN YOUR ACCOUNT.

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REGULAR LIBRARY HOURS
                                   CLOSURES
T.B.A.

Closed for Summer Break
See you in September!


Information on the library pages is updated by G. Bombino (Teacher-Librarian)


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