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
Monday: 8:40 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
From the Library
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:
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
The US Government’s Official Web Portal. Special links for teens. Info on: student aid, passports, income taxes, tourism, elected officials, MUCH MORE!
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.
Great source for poetry. Find by author, title, subject and more
Great Books online. Free access to literature, reference and verse.
Fast and Easy Bibliography Maker. Bibliographic styles include: MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian.
- 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
Bishop Conley Recommends:
(From National Catholic Register, May 31, 2015)
- Leisure, the Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper (coming soon to Pius X Library!)
- The Odyssey by Homer
- The Dialogues of Plato
- Confessions by St. Augustine
- The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
- The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
- Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
- William Shakespeare’s Plays
- King Lear
- Henry V
- The Merchant of Venice
- A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
- The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni
- Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
- The Power and the Glory by Graham Green
- Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
- Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis
- Middle Earth epics by J.R.R. Tolkien