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WELCOME TO HSD ELEMENTARY LIBRARIES

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Library Mission Statement

It is the goal of the Library Media Centers to promote reading, supplement the curriculum with materials within and beyond the library walls, and teach students to access and use information wisely as lifelong learners in an informational age.

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ENHANCED LEVEL: Explorer Elementary and Freedom Elementary

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BOOK RESOURCES

📚 Destiny

Search our collection of print resources (fiction & non-fiction) in each building. You can search by keyword, author, or title.

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks is a curated database of eBooks that includes animated, talking-picture books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, and playlists.

🟠 Capstone eBooks - Endeavor

🔵 Capstone eBooks -Explorer

🔴 Capstone eBooks - Horizon

🟣 Capstone eBooks -Journey

🟢 Capstone eBooks - Liberty

Capstone Interactive eBooks provide text highlighting, audio support, and read-aloud features.

Bookflix

BookFlix is a digital literacy that pairs animated stories with a non-fiction eBook on a similar subject.

Sora Digital Library

Students in grades 4-12 can sign in to access our ebooks and audiobooks.

MackinVIA

Students: Use your computer log-in credentials to access our ebooks and audiobooks.

DATABASE RESOURCES

Home Access Instructions for Databases

Having trouble logging in to the databases from home? Contact your building's librarian to gain access to this password-protected document.

TeachingBooks

TeachingBooks is a website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading of children's books.

🟡 Pebble Go-Adventure

🟠 Pebble Go-Endeavor

🔵 Pebble Go - Explorer

⚫️ Pebble Go-Freedom

🔴 Pebble Go - Horizon

🟣 Pebble Go - Journey

🟢 Pebble Go - Liberty

PebbleGo is a curricular content hub, specifically designed for k-3 students. It contains informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities.

World Book for Kids

World Book Kids is developed for elementary-age users, featuring image-driven navigation. It contains easy-to-read articles filled with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, games, and activities.

World Almanac for Kids

World Almanac for Kids provides trustworthy, kid-friendly reference specifically for elementary grades across a variety of curricular and high-interest topics.

MackinVIA

Students: Use your computer log-in credentials to access all our library databases.

KidRex

KidRex is a fun and safe search engine for kids. KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages from across the web.

Siouxland Libraries Kids Page

Visit the Siouxland Library Kid's Page for kids' book descriptions, and early learning programs.

South Dakota State Library

The South Dakota State Library website allows access to hundreds of databases and resources.