Agawam High School Library Learning Commons

 

Hours Monday -Thursday 7:05-2:30, Friday 7:05-2:00


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POLICIES & LIBRARY INFORMATION

History:

The library was named after Creighton Williams Abrams, a former student of the school.

Library's Mission of Support: 

Our goal is to ensure that all students are effective users of ideas and information in all formats as we support the school's academic mission and standards.

Policies

Access, Resources and Areas:

The Agawam High School Library extends classroom learning, reading enrichment and support of the school’s mission, the academic standards and curriculum of the high school. The library’s areas support large, small groups and individuals who are doing homework, reading and conducting research on their own. The library is open before and after school, 7:05-2:30 Monday – Thursday and closes at 2:00 on Fridays. Students and teachers can access resources through the library’s web page from home, classrooms, and inside the library. Students can save research information into their google drive for later use.

Behavior: Students are required to follow all school rules while in the library. Pass System: 1. Students do not need a pass before or after school. 2. During class times, a student must present an individual library pass signed by their classroom teacher. 3. No group passes are allowed. 3. You must sign in and out of the library in the main sign-in notebook, and time-stamp your pass when entering and leaving the library.. Computer Use: Students use computers in accordance with the district’s Acceptable Use Policy – Rules for Computer Use. The library promotes responsible and ethical use of technology. Cooperation is expected. Book Loan Period: 1. Students may check out up to three books for a three-week period. 2. You may renew books for up to two weeks. 4. Speak to the librarian to renew a book. 5. You will need to provide a replacement copy or pay for a lost book

 
 
 
 
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PARENT INFORMATION

This website contains resources that your son/daughter can use to support their education.  Please contact me if you have any questions. My email is:

emokrzycki@agawamed.org

Mrs. Mokrzycki, Agawam High School Librarian

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DATABASES

mls-logo.pngState Library databases.containing articles by all subject areas

 

The following databases need a username and password.  See Mrs. Mokrzycki for both.

For more specific historical time period information try these:

 Database of American History - covers the beginning of the 16th century to present

  US History database 

  Database of Modern World History - covers mid 15th century – present

Issues and Controversies

Opposing Viewpoints - for opposite sides of topics

Blooms Database of Authors and Literature

CREDO Source  - for articles, news and mind maps

Today’s Science 

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PRINT & ONLINE BOOKS
AHS Print Books in the AHS Library   

Middle/High School Digital Online Books from InfoBase

Classic eBook Online Collection

Salem Digital/Online Books from Salem Books  -  Use this link for Mrs. Sarnelli's English research project.                                                                         

Agawam Public Library Book Catalog Online