MHS Library Media Center

gradually becoming the MHS Learning Commons

February 2016

One Hour Workshop

Need an hour for PD? Come to the after school workshop in the LMC!
Agenda: Linda Hedrick will show you how to add the LMC Chromebook cart to your school Google calendar, how to shorten web addresses using Bitly and Googl, and Dave Bailey will show you how to use Bitly as a resource with your students.
Date: March 15, 2016 3:00pm in the LMC.

Old Magazines for the Taking

The following magazine titles/dates have been deleted from the LMC collection. Please stop by or email if interested in taking them:
Health, 2012
People, 2013
Popular Mechanics, 2012, 2013
Reader's Digest, 2013
Science News, 2010
Seventeen, 2012, 2013
Sky and Telescope, 2006
Teaching Tolerance, 1998-2006
Teen Vogue, 2012
The Writer, 2013, 2014

New Resources



The LMC recently purchased 25+ mystery book titles with funds provided by an anonymous donor. A display has been set up in the LMC. Titles include:
The Body in the Woods by April Henry
Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales by Stephen King
Confessions: The Murder of an Angel by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

New Magazine Titles
Educational Leadership
Motor Trend
Road & Track
Wood (
from Better Homes and Gardens)

Helpful Websites

The Online Speech Bank
A database with over 5,000 full text audio and video "speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two."

Best Old Commercials
Choose a television commercial based on a decade or from a list of topics.

GR Sites/ Free sound effects library
Share this site with your students for their multimedia presentations.


Sharing an updated LibGuide on our LibGuide page.......
Ms. Dooly's Mythology classes recently came to the LMC for creation myths research and used this libguide:

Visit all our LibGuides at

If you schedule library time for your students and would like a LibGuide created to help get your students started with their research, let us know!