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Find a book in CHS Library

To borrow books from another school, change the first drop-down to 'School District.'

To borrow a book from another school:

  1. Click on the 'log in' link at the top right of the search screen.
  2. Username = your first and last name  Library # = mv then your student ID #.
  3. Search for your book, click on the 'Place Hold' tab
  4. Your book will be delivered to CHS in about a week.

See any library staff if you have questions.

Database access

Now available from home!

Database Searches = Smart Research

The Database Advantage:

  • Reliable resources
  • Print and electronic sources
  • Easy to cite
  • Smaller number of hits to sort through

Confused? Try this Database Prezi

Bored with PowerPoint? Try Prezi!

You need an email address to sign up

Like to read? CHS Book Club

Next Mtg: Monday,Sept.22nd, at lunch, Library back tables

We all read whatever interests us, then get together to talk books. We're not a single-book club. Don't miss out!! See Mrs. Shelp for details. We meet every other Monday at lunch in the library.


  • Online Citation Maker
  • Check out the RESOURCES Tab!
  • Source Organizer
  • Project Outliner

Register from a district computer for your pro account

Google Apps for CHS:

CHS GApps login

Google Apps Training Site

D51 Google Apps Info/help

eBooks now available!

Username: your district username

Student password: your student ID #

Staff password: your employee ID# followed by T



A quick link to Library Connect & reservation calendars

Here's a short video on how to make a reservation


Looking for books and their Lexile? Search for that here:

ACT Prep Sites:

ACT Online Prep

ACT Test Prep Question of the Day:

ACT Test Practice Questions

General ACT Test Prep page to help teachers and students:

ACT word of the day:

Looking for something to read? Try

Bistro Book Club Teen Reviews

By Students here in the Grand Valley!

Did you know there's a Teen Book Finder App? Search for it in your store!

Also try Teen Book Lists from GoodReads

Best Fiction for Young Adults 2014

Purdue OWL Research Help

MLA Citation Maker (Purdue OWL) An easy online way to make your Works Cited page orSign up for a free account to save your resources. Also has autofill Works Cited!

Duke University Library is a great resource for all research questions - process, citations and works cited. Also has great tips for avoiding plagiarism



CHS Animoto Booktrailers


M. T. Anderson

click to watch book trailer

Is this book in?


Laurie Halse Anderson

book trailer

Is this book in?




To search for a book: 

 use Marmot Database

Find a book in CHS book club
To borrow books from another school, change the first drop down to 'School District'

Looking for a good read?

Try one of these, or ask a librarian about our library acquiring it!



Audio Books now available to download


Dreams for Kids

Can you pass the third grade

geography test?

Is it true or is it a myth? Visit & learn


Click here to use this tool 

to plan your  future.

Smoking Cost Calculator

Local author Jim VanPelt

Summer of the Apocalypse

How good is your source?

What about this?


So you were caught smoking?


Colorado Blue Spruce

Young Adult Book Award

Visit them online at

(lists of all the nominations)


Quick tips:

  •            A librarian is available 24 hours a day to help you find the information you need.
  • CHS Library is open 7 am-3:30 pm
  • Student IDs are library cards
  • IDs are needed for admission to dances and sports activities.
  •  The library has the Acceptable Use Agreement that must be completed to use internet at CHS and student usernames & password.



Quick Links for Research Databases:  EBSCO   .    Worldbook Online    .    Infotrac

To gain access to the resources above from home see library staff for a username and password.