Ridley High School Library

February, 2016: News & New Books!

2016 LOVE OUR LIBRARY FUNDRAISER!

Please consider donating to our Love Our Library 2016 fundraiser! Our goal is to stock our library’s shelves with the best newly-published books available to keep our students interested in reading! Your donation of any amount you choose will provide our library with credit through Junior Library Guild so we can encourage our students to become avid readers with a current, diverse, and appealing selection of books!
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ARE YOU TAKING A GRADUATE COURSE THIS SEMESTER?

If you are taking a graduate course this semester, remember that the Ridley High School Library offers access to academic articles and inter-library loans. Just stop by the library, let me know your topic, and I'll help you locate all of the resources you need!

Calling All Read-Alike Fans!

DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE BOOK? TRY A READ-ALIKE!

The Library's Read-Alike page has been freshly updated with brand new and forthcoming titles to keep students reading at Ridley High School! Scroll through the list of popular books to find one of your favorites, then follow the link to find a bounty of books with a similar topic, theme, or format. Some new additions to the Read-Alike list include:


Read, Return, Repeat!

The Library has a big assortment of magazines for students and teachers to borrow and read, including:
  • ESPN
  • Outside
  • People
  • Real Simple
  • Seventeen
  • The Week

You can also download magazines to your tablet with Zinio from the Delaware County Library System. Their collection of 220+ magazines has no waitlists, no due dates, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download! Popular titles include The Atlantic, Bon Appétit, Consumer Reports, The New Yorker, and Rolling Stone. Just stop by the library if you'd like any help with setting up your Zinio account!

LIBRARY USAGE

CIRCULATION

Books: 446

OverDrive eBooks: 37

Audiobooks: 7

Kindles: 13


CLASSES IN THE LIBRARY

Classes Using the Library: 119

Total Number of Teachers: 23

Booktalks & Research Lessons: 12

Visits to the Library Web Site: 1101

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