Media Specialists: Mrs. Kicker and Mrs. Kiser -- Media Clerk: Ms. Tolliver
Hours 8 am - 4 pm -- Instagram account @librarygreerhs
Four books can be checked out at one time. Books circulate for three weeks. No overdue fines will be charged during 2020- 2021 due to Covid-19. Overdue notices will be emailed to students. Also check your Destiny account for due dates. To limit touching books, student browsing should be done online using Destiny and Sora.
PLACE A HOLD FOR PRINT BOOKS -- After logging into Destiny (with Google sign-on) students can place a hold for up to 4 books using the Destiny catalog. These books will be prepared within 24 hours and delivered to students on their next attendance day, or students may pick them up in the media center at the desk. For virtual students, holds will be prepared within 24 hours and available for pick-up from the media center side door. Please email Mrs. Tolliver or Mrs. Kiser for assistance. See contact information below.
Destiny Discover - Access books and ebooks in our school media center's catalog. In the upper right hand corner, click log in and click sign on with google, then click your greenvilleschools.us email link. Login to check out ebooks, place holds, and check account information.
Click here for a Destiny Discover Tutorial
Sora (by Overdrive) - Access ebooks, graphic novels and audio books for free using your chromebook, phone, etc. Click here for a Sora Tutorial - Login with Active Directory, and enter your GCSD username and password.
DISCUS Discus provides free access to an electronic library that’s available 24/7. Discus is a collection of subscription databases with an array of resources ranging from ebooks and e-magazines to maps and videos. For an additional source of fiction and non-fiction ebooks, click Teen Book Cloud at the top. Email Mrs. Kiser if any databases require a password. http://www.scdiscus.org
Tutor.com K-12 Student Center with Real-Time Tutoring: 8am-10pm, Sunday – Saturday; WriteTutor Center, Test Prep Center, Skills Center Resources
Learning Express Library is a database (in Discus) with a vast collection of test-prep tools, skill-building materials and career skill resources for students of all ages. It also includes a Center with Resources for Spanish speakers. The College Preparation Center has tutorials, practice tests, & eBooks for various college prep tests.
Noodle Tools Express Generate your citation and copy and paste it into your Google document. MLA, APA, and Chicago available.
South Carolina Career Information System Email Mrs. Kiser for the password.
Also see Career Transitions in DISCUS databases. As of 9/30/2020, it will become Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep in DISCUS.
Purdue OWL offers over 200 free writing resources including
MLA Works Cited Page - Basic Format
Music clips for projects = download copyright free music clips, and sound effects.
See Mrs. Kiser for user name and password.
Free 20 black & white copies per month; unused copies roll over each month to a maximum of 35 copies. Students may purchase 10 additional copies for 25 cents.
Color copies can be purchased separately. Share your document with any media staff. Payment must be made before the job is released by media staff.
1-2 color copies = $0.25, 3-4 color copies = $0.50, 5-6 color copies = $0.75, Etc.
The "Book Jackets" Book Club will be virtual on the first Friday of the month. Email Mrs Kiser to sign up for remind messages for book club information. Click the SC Young Adult Book Award (YABA) brochure and visit the YABA books display in the media center. All of the books should be available as an ebook or audio book via the SORA app as well. Read at least 3 books on the list to vote for your favorite YABA book in late February. The SC YABA winner for 2019-2020 is One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus. Awesome book!
Our first book to read and discuss is What You Hide by Natalie D. Richards on October 2! Join us for a fun discussion!
The mission of the Greer High School Media Center is to ensure that our students and staff are effective and ethical users and producers of resources, ideas, and information and are life-long readers who love to read for pleasure and information so that our students are college and career ready.
Email LeAnn Kiser firstname.lastname@example.org with questions pertaining to any media center resources, fines, research or book club.
Email Harriet Kicker email@example.com with questions pertaining to chrome books, repairs, and technology issues.