North Trail Media Center Updates

1st Quarter 2014-2015

Data from September to October

Interested in what resources are most used? What we've done this year so far? How many materials we have? This poster shows information about books, ebooks, and more at North Trail's Media Center for the first quarter of the year.

State of the Media Center

As of October 31, 2014

Current copies of print materials: 23,896
Print material checkouts this quarter: 11,186
Current copies of ebooks/eaudiobooks: 507
Electronic material checkouts this quarter: 473

What's In Our Collection?

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eBooks and eAudiobooks

We now have over 500 electronic materials through FollettShelf/Brytewave! In addition to our ebooks, we also have new eaudiobooks that will read you the story. Here are some of the newest titles. See more at

Unsolved! History's Mysteries

By Dona Herwick Rice
Examines numerous unanswered questions about people and events throughout history, discussing Bigfoot, the moon landing, and more. Direct link @

Autumn the Falling Leaves Fairy

By Daisy Meadows
Rachel and Kirsty must outsmart Jack Frost and his goblins when Autumn the Falling Leaves Fairy's magic goes missing. Direct link @

Mr. Ferris and his Wheel

By Kathryn Gibbs Davis
Capturing an engineer’s creative vision and mind for detail, this picture book biography sheds light on how the American inventor George Ferris defied gravity and seemingly impossible odds to invent the world’s most iconic amusement park attraction, the Ferris wheel. Direct link @

Top Titles (Sept - Oct)

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Why School Libraries Matter

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School Libraries Matter: The Changing Role of the School Librarian