News for the week of Monday, November 4

Lab & Classroom Schedule

Click here to see this week's schedule. Visitors this week include the KEC Business Class, Mr. Worthington, Mrs. Hill, Ms. Mercer-Curtis, Mrs. Schweitzer, Mrs. Schneider, G.A.C.M.E. Club, Pins & Needles Club, and Credit Recovery. Please send an email A.S.A.P. if your plans have changed. Thank you!

Please send BIOGRAPHY ideas by Nov. 8

Whose life stories should we have in the LMC for RTHS students to read? Please send your top three choices; we're working on a grant to re-do the biography section with 200+ new titles.

New Arrivals

All book images and summaries are from Follett Destiny.

Congratulations Teresa!

Teresa Haggestad found out last week that she passed the Illinois State Library's Barcode Certification test last month. She is now able to access the Reaching Across Illinois Library System's Sierra Catalog to add RTHS holdings to the RAILS collection and to process inter-library loans start to finish.

Try-It! Illinois Returns: FREE Database Trial Period Available Through November 30

Believe or not, now is the time to test out databases with your classes to identify possible purchases for the 2014-2015 school year. Our subscriptions to Pop Culture Universe, Literary Reference Center, Discovering Collection, and Teen Health & Wellness all came from teachers making recommendations to Ann Marie after testing out a new database.

"The State Library is pleased to announce that Try-It! Illinois, our popular, free annual statewide electronic database trial, has returned and is available through November 30, 2013. The trial offers all ILLINET member libraries, their staffs and patrons an opportunity to evaluate a wide variety of electronic resources. Thanks to a collaboration between the State Library and the participating electronic resource vendors, there is no charge for accessing these databases during Try-It! Illinois."

Password: ILLINET