Library Literacy News

Proviso East High School

Volume I; Issue I


The 2017-2018 school year is upon us. School is in full swing. The school library is now open to students and staff. A wealth of resources are available to support instruction, research, and personal interests. Whatever you're investigating, the library is home to a range of subjects and materials available in print and digital formats. I look forward to working with classroom teachers and students alike, to build a culture of reading, inquiry, and curiosity.

Your School Librarian,

Amira Shabana

Library FAQ

  • Can students visit the library during their lunch hour? Students who wish to visit the library during their lunch hour must pick up a pass from the library before lunch periods begin. The library will be closed to Freshmen during 3rd hour lunch.

  • What if a student needs to see a Lunchtime Tutor in the library? Classroom teachers may write passes for students seeking tutoring during their designated lunch hour.

  • Can students eat and drink in the library? No, food nor drink are allowed in the library. Students should finish eating in the cafeteria before visiting the library.

  • Can students talk on their cell phones in the library? No, talking on cell phones is not allowed.

Looking Forward to...

Websites for Teaching & Learning

Google Cultural Institute

Google Cultural Institute encompasses three impressive sites that bring the world to students including virtual field trips, online exhibits of primary sources, and downloadable teaching guides to videos and still images from around the world.

Jeopardy Rocks

Easily create quiz show style games for up to four teams using Jeopardy Rocks.

Photos for Class

Thanks to Photos for Class filters and its use of Flikr Safe Search, all images are appropriate for school settings and licensed by Creative Commons for public use. This source also provides accurate image citations.