We've all been there - the dreaded reading slump. Drifting listlessly from book to book, unable to fully engage with the characters or story. Maybe you're too busy to commit to a long read, or maybe you just can't quite find something to connect with. Whatever the reason, we can help! Try these tips to … Continue reading 13 ways to get out of a reading slump
Happy 2018 everyone! We hope you all had a wonderful, restful winter break, and are ready for a new semester. To help you get off on the right foot, free math tutoring will continue to be available in the library after school. Math tutors will be available on a first-come, first served basis in Library 300 … Continue reading Welcome back and math tutoring
Over the last month, we have been working hard to improve your library! We would like to thank you all for your patience as we have worked to finish inventory (this means we had to scan every. single. book.), completely emptied library 200 so that new carpet could be installed (possible through a generous donation … Continue reading Aaand we’re back!
It's the first Monday in October, and that means new book displays! October is LGBT History Month, and we're celebrating with displays in both libraries. In Library 200, you can find LGBTQ novels, graphic novels, and short story collections. In Library 300, check out our display of LGBTQ nonfiction. In honor of Halloween, we'll also … Continue reading October book displays
September 24th through October 1st is Banned Books Week, and we are celebrating the freedom to read at South! What is Banned Books Week? From the American Library Association: "Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free … Continue reading A book worth banning is a book worth reading
OverDrive is a digital service that allows DPS students to check out e-books and digital audiobooks, which can then be read/listened to on laptops, tablets, and phones. Digital titles are available for 21 days (a week longer than in the South library). At the end of the loan period, the title is automatically pulled from … Continue reading Put your reading habits into OverDrive
Happy Homecoming week Rebels! We hope your Monday is off to a great start! There will be a couple of library closures this week: Wednesday, 9/13: both libraries will be closed until 9:30 am for a parent technology training Friday, 9/15: both libraries will be closed after school for Rebel Roundup Have a great week!
Looking for something to read, but not quite sure what you're in the mood for? Swing by library 200 and check out this month's book displays: New books: See what came in over the summer! Back to school with a twist: These books are all set in schools, but range from mystery to fantasy to … Continue reading New displays in Library 200
Welcome back reading Rebels! It's hard to believe that the first day of the 2017-2018 school year is upon us. While we look forward to seeing all of you back in the library, both libraries (200 and 300) will be closed to students the first week of school, as they are being used as distribution … Continue reading Welcome back!
Happy Monday South! We are happy to announce that LION, DPS' library website, has gotten a makeover! The new site is designed to be more user friendly and easier to navigate. It still houses the DPS databases (now easier to find) and enables users to search the DPS catalog for books, but now it also … Continue reading In like a LION…