Contact Information:

Amanda O'Neill
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Media Specialist

Mary Kennett
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Media Clerk

Joey McGolrick
IT Technical Support


Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 7:50 am - 2:45 pm


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Media Center Resources

BOOKS: 

Students are able to check out four items at a time for a 3-week checkout 

AUDIOBOOKS CD’s and Playaways 

eBOOKS:

Web-based eBooks in Chopticon’s collection

COMPUTERS:

Available for individual student use with a pass from the classroom teacher or during Pride Time.  

INTERNET: 

The Internet is for educational use only. No personal e-mail, chat rooms, bulletin boards, or surfing are permitted. Computer use and e-mail must be related to school assignments.  

PRINTING: 

Starting October 1, 2016, it will cost $0.10 a sheet to print in the library.  If a student does not have the money at that time, the printing cost will be charged as a fine to his/her library account and can be paid at a later time in the library. 

PRIDE TIME:

Students can get a pass to come to the library for A lunch or B lunch.  Students must get a pass before school (7:50 am to 8:00 am) or between classes before the start of Pride Time.  Students are permitted to work and eat in the AP Study Room during Pride Time.

Online Resources and Databases

St. Mary’s County Public school district provides all their students with online databases with credible resources for research projects.  All of these sites can be accessed from school and home. If a site requires a username and password, please see Mrs. O'Neill for the logon credentials.  
 
Social Studies Related Databases 

CHS Electronic Library Catalog

Search and reserve books from Chopticon and other high school collections. 

St. Mary's County Public Library

Search and reserve books with a valid library card. Download audio and eBooks to your computer or eReader device!

Writing Center, Ask Us Now!

Make use of the online resources provided by the collection of Southern Maryland libraries!
  • Homework help with online tutors
  • Live chat with a librarian on Ask Us Now!
  • Test prep centers
  • Online writing center to submit essays for review and proofing
  • Library of Congress digital collections
  • History and Literature research centers
  • COSMOS Online Services for Ask Us Now and Brainfuse Writing Center!

Smartboard Training Videos and Docuements

Session objectives

  • Demonstrate how to access the SMART Exchange website, and search and download content 
  • Review the menu bar, toolbar and tabs in the SMART Notebook interface
  • Identify lesson creation techniques that support student learning outcomes
  • Create, clone and manipulate text and images
  • Write and save notes
  • Save a SMART Notebook file

Session objectives

  • Manage your own Gallery content
  • Add keywords to your content
  • Create and add themes
  • Link objects to websites, sounds, attachments and other pages
  • Access a SMART Notebook file from home 

Creative Tools

Ipad Training Videos

Chopticon eBook access

Login

The same as the network Login.  You can check out books on any internet device (laptop, smartphone, internet ereaders).

Or download to your device to read without wifi! Follett BryteWave eReader App, download from the App Store for iPhone/iPad or Google Play for Android devices!