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 during the Lenten season

The church calls us to grow closer to Christ during Lent through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. We are also encouraged to deepen our faith and love for Christ through spiritual reading. In monastic communities, Lent is a time of dedicated,

Mrs. Willis is Reading:

The Life You Save May Be Your Own by Paul Elie

Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Summer Reading Recommendations

Pius X Students Recommend

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Warcross by Marie Lu

One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus

Maximum Ride Graphic Novels  by James Patterson

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand

The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

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