Databases and online resources

  • Britannica Online - ENCYCLOPEDIA. A great place to start research. Select the level most appropriate for your purpose. Content includes articles, images, videos and recommended websites.

    CultureGrams - World geography and culture. No log in needed in school. See teacher for home log-in information.

    DATABASES (from MA Board of Library Commissioners)

    InfoTrac Student Edition - GALE DATABASE. Access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. Middle and high school appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

    Research in Context - GALE DATABASE. Designed for middle school students. Includes magazines, newspapers, reference books, images, and videos. 

    Full Suite of Gale Databases - Including Kids InfoBits, InfoTrac Student Edition, Biography in Context, US History in Context, Science in Context, Global Issues in Context, Health and Wellness Resource center and so much more!


    WebPath Express - WEBSITES. Find reliable websites for school projects and more. ACCESSED THROUGH DESTINY. 


    NoodleTools -  "Sign in with Google" using your account OR access NoodleTools through Google Drive apps.

Library Blog

  • 6A Precepts

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 2/13/2019

    6A students have almost finished recording their kindness precepts. The final video will be inspiring! Thanks to Leo and Aviv for taking charge of the last recording session. 

    Recording precepts, 6A

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  • Math Time

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 1/31/2019


    8x students putting the ClearTouch board to good use.

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  • Three-way conference calling

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 1/11/2019

    String phones

    Day 1 library students figured out which materials to use to create string phones AND how to turn them into a conference call! 

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  • Thanks, Maddie!

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 12/19/2018

    Great recommendation

    I'm thoroughly enjoying this book. Thanks for the recommendation!

    Summary: Secretly being raised in prison so that he can be with his inmate mother, 11-year-old Perry is discovered by an ambitious new district attorney and brought to the outside world, where he desperately seeks to reunite with his mother while learning the truth about why she is in jail.

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  • Resources Lists in Destiny

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 11/15/2018

    If you need a book for a school project, or simply a good book to read, try using our Resource Lists to find the perfect book. 

    Resource Lists in Destiny

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  • Amulet series, book 8

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 11/2/2018

    It's here! The newest title (Supernova) in the ever popular Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi.

    Amulet, book 8

    While Emily is imprisoned in the Void plotting an escape, her brother, Navin, is on the space station Lighthouse One where the Resistance is preparing to battle Shadow forces who want to drain the planet Alledia of all its resources. (catalog summary)

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  • Massachusetts STEM Week

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 10/24/2018

    Testing out a Lego catapult. There's still room for improvement, but we were happy with the results!Lego catapult

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  • The many lives of books

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 10/12/2018

    Some like to read books. Some like to create with books. Can you find ALL of the books in the photos below?


    and more

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  • Fun facts from the Library

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 6/8/2018

    Year in review 2017-18

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  • Skype visit with author, Rachel Vail

    Posted by Susanne Fuller on 5/2/2018

    Rachel Vail Skype visit

    Ms. Moore's 7A students enjoy a fun and informative visit with author Rachel Vail. She's written a number of titles we have in our library. Be sure to check them out. Unfriended and Well, That Was Awkward are recent titles that have been circulating with SMS students. Not only did she offer tips to help us develop as writers, but she also shared tips to help us develop our spying techniques. Shhh, don't tell. 

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