Hours and Information


  • The library is open from 7:30 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
  • Please have your ID ready for check-out
  • 2 book limit per student (unless they have a teacher who makes a special request)
  • All books are checked-out for 2 weeks.  If more time is needed, students may bring the book into the library for renewal.
  • Each person will be responsible for the return, in good condition, of all materials that they checked out.

                                            Homework Helpers

External LinkHomework Spot A network of online encyclopedias for all ages
External LinkKnight Cite  External LinkEasyBib Interactive tools to create reference citations
External LinkNative American Tribes and Languages

                                             Reference Websites


External LinkFactmonster Kids version of Information Please Almanac
External LinkInfoplease Browse or search


External Learn about over 25,000 of the greatest lives in history
External LinkGale Free Resources - Black History Month (Feb.), Hispanic Heritage Month  (Sept.), Women's History Month (Mar.) and Poet's Corner (Apr.)
External LinkPresidents of the United States Alphabetized and indexed links


External LinkUnited Nations Cyberschoolbus
External LinkLibrary of Congress Country Studies
External LinkU.S. Department of State Background Notes


External LinkGoogle Maps Google's mapping website and directions
External LinkWorld Atlas Maps of the world
External LinkAtlapedia Online  Full color physical maps, political maps
External LinkOutline Maps Select a continent, country or state

Dictionaries and Thesauri

External LinkWord Central An online dictionary with useful tools
External LinkMerriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus


External LinkHow Stuff Works An award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works


External LinkBen's Guide to the Government Simple explanation of our government
External LinkFactfinder Information on the U.S. census
External LinkFBI Youth Information about the FBI and fun investigations
External LinkLibrary of Congress Log on, play around, learn something
External LinkSmithsonian Education A place for kids to explore, discover, and learn
External LinkStately Knowledge Facts about the United States
External LinkU. S. Census Bureau Data on everything imaginable"


External LinkThe Detroit Free Press
External LinkThe Detroit News
External LinkUSA Today

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