Library

The library at Pius X High School is a great resource for text and digital materials. It is located in the basement, accessible through the main hallway just past the front office, or from the basement study hall area.

Librarian: Erin Willis

Hours
Monday:
8:40 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

From the Library

Reading and Writing in the Library

November is reading and writing month in the Pius X Library! The library will be supporting the Future Authors Club as a “Come Write In!” location during National Novel Writing Month.  Join us for the NaNoWriMo kick-off event on Friday,

Mrs. Willis is Reading:

Mosquitoland by David Arnold

Lit Up by David Denby

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

New Books Are Here!

Check ’em Out:

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand

One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus

The Fashion Committee by Susan Juby

Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi

Visit the library to check out these titles and the hundred other new books that just arrived!

Is there a new book that you are excited to read?  Tell me about it!

 

 

Online Resources

Social Issues Resource Series (SIRS)
Articles from newspapers, magazines, professional journals, government documents.  Subjects limited to “social issues”, such as education, ethics, religion, work, consumerism, death and dying, pollution, crime, ethnic groups, etc.  May be accessed at Pius X High School and Lincoln City Libraries.

ProQuest eLibrary
Offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.

NebraskAccess
A service from the Nebraska Library Commission, provides several databases including: Biographies, Nebraska Memories, Fiction Connections.  Other databases available include resources for magazines, genealogy, business information and web sites recommended by librarians.

World Book Online 

More great resources:

Lincoln City Libraries
Complete access to the Lincoln City Libraries catalog and online databases. Use this link also to access Brainfuse, Live online homework help.

USA.gov
The US Government’s Official Web Portal.  Special links for teens.  Info on:  student aid, passports, income taxes, tourism, elected officials, MUCH MORE!

Nebraska.Gov
Official Nebraska Government.  Special features include Capitol Live, Nebraska Facts, virtual tour of the Capitol, Nebraska Blue Book online edition.  Info. on Department of Motor Vehicles, legislative bills, elected officials, etc.

PoemHunter.com
Great source for poetry.  Find by author, title, subject and more

Bartleby.com
Great Books online.  Free access to literature, reference and verse.

BibMe
Fast and Easy Bibliography Maker.  Bibliographic styles include: MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

  • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras eBook version. Ed. 1
  • New Catholic Encyclopedia eBook version. Ed. 2
  • Scribner Writers Online British Writers Collection. Ed. 1
  • Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa eBook version. Ed. 1
  • Encyclopedia of Food and Culture eBook version. Ed. 1
  • Encyclopedia of the American Constitution eBook version. Ed. 2
  • The Middle Ages: An Encyclopedia for Students eBook version. Ed. 1
  • Human Diseases and Conditions eBook version. Ed. 2
  • Twayne’s Authors Online U.S. Authors, World Authors and British Authors – Updated Edition. Ed. 1
  • Shakespeare for Students eBook version. Ed. 2