Cyber Center Connections

Blythewood High Library Cyber Center

Carve out a great lesson plan with primary sources from the Library of Congress

The Common Core resource center of the Library of Congress provides "easy ways to incorporate the Library’s unparalleled primary sources into instruction." Search by Common Core standard to find the following classroom materials:


  • lesson plans
  • themed resources
  • primary source sets
  • presentations & activities
  • collection connections


(Source: http://www.edudemic.com/library-of-congress-unveils-massive-common-core-resource-center/)


Your Turn to be History Detective!

Solve the mystery question and you might win a Subway gift card!

Use the LOC American Memories database to answer the question below. Record your answer by clicking HERE. All faculty/staff with the correct answer will be in a drawing for a Subway Gift Card.


Mystery Question: Who is this woman?

The mystery woman says:

"Read my poem. Do you see autumn as I do? I wrote this poem when I was thirteen for my friend, Mr. A. G. Bell. Who am I? What colors do I see?"


Cool Interactive Web Sites

Teen Read Week 2013

1st Nine Weeks at a Glance

  • 93 classes used Library Cyber Center services
  • 14 events or meetings were held either during school or after school
  • 2,568 materials checked out
  • 2000+ visits to the Library Cyber Center web site since October 1
  • "Football" - top search term in the library catalog since August 1
  • Class with the most library circulations - The FRESHMAN Class!!!


Contact Us

Tracey Baxa - Library Media Secretary - tbaxa@richland2.org - Phone Ext. 28048

Michele Carson - Library Media Assistant - mcarson@richland2.org - Phone Ext. 28045

Crystal Smith - Library Media Specialist - crsmith@richland2.org - Phone Ext. 28046

Amy Whitfield - Library Media Specialist - awhitfie@richland2.org - Phone Ext. 28047