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Library Hours

Monday-Friday 7:15 am  - 1:55 pm

 

Visiting The Library

Students are welcome to visit /use the library before first period class, throughout the school day (with a pass from their teacher) or after school. Students should always sign in and leave their passes at the circulation desk.

During the school day students with passes must:
 
1. Sign in
2. Leave pass with Ms Horlbogen
3. Get pass signed when leaving
4. Sign out

 

Students should conduct themselves in an appropriate manner, and should be careful not to distract other students who may be working in the library. 

 

Scheduling time in Library: media center, conference room, or Oaker Room

Media Center Calendar - to check availability 

  • On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  • In the top left, click Create Add.
  • Enter the event information.
  • Click Add Rooms
    • Scroll
    • Only available rooms will show up
  • Click on the room you would like to book.
  • Click Save.

 

Alcove Calendar - to check for availability 

  • On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  • In the top left, click Create Add.
  • Enter the event information.
  • Click Add Rooms
    • Scroll
    • Only available rooms will show up
  • Click on Oaker Room.
  • Click Save.

Oaker Room Calendar - to check for availability 

  • On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  • In the top left, click Create Add.
  • Enter the event information.
  • Click Add Rooms
    • Scroll
    • Only available rooms will show up
  • Click on Oaker Room.
  • Click Save.

Room 119 Conference Room - to check availability 

  • On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  • In the top left, click Create Add.
  • Enter the event information.
  • Click Add Rooms
    • Scroll
    • Only available rooms will show up
  • Click on the room you would like to book.
  • Click Save.

 

Find a Book

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2022 Rhode Island Teen Book Awards

Bent Heavans

Bent Heavens by Daniel Kraus: Liv’s father went missing two years ago, shortly after he claimed to have been abducted by aliens. Liv and her friend Doug routinely check her father’s alien traps to discover they actually caught one.

Cemetery Boys

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas: Yadriel, a trans boy determined to prove his gender to his traditional Latinx family, summons a ghost who refuses to leave.

Charming as a Verb

Charming as a Verb by Ben Philippe: Henri can charm anyone. A star debater and popular student, he’s doing his best to fulfill his first-generation Haitian father’s expectations to be accepted to Columbia University. How much hustle is too much hustle? When does hustle become a bad choice?

Clap When You Land

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo: On the day that Camino’s father is supposed to return to the Dominican Republic, his plane crashes. In the aftermath of the crash, Camino finds out about Yahaira - her sister she didn’t know about who lives in New York.

Concrete Kids

Concrete Kids by Amyra Leon: A poetry journey that explores love and loss, melody and bloodshed. Leon takes the reader through her childhood in Harlem, foster care, mourning, self-love, and resilience.

The Downstairs Girl

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee: Lady’s maid by day, author of the newspaper’s advice column by night, Jo pens the wildly popular “Dear Miss Sweetie” column. She’s not prepared for the backlash when her column challenges fix ideas about race and gender.

The Fountains of Silence

The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys: Madrid, 1957. Daniel, son of an oil tycoon doing a deal with General Franco, wants to connect with his mother’s homeland through photography. He meets Ana while she’s working at the hotel and trying to overcome the lingering effects of the Spanish Civil War.

Golden Arm

Golden Arm by Carl Deuker: Laz, a boy from the wrong side of the tracks finds himself pitching his way out of poverty - one strike at a time.

Grown

Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson: Korey Fields is dead. When Enchanted wakes up with blood on her hands and zero memory of the previous night, no one - the police and Korey’s fans included - has more questions than she does. All she knows this wasn’t supposed to happen - Korey was her ticket to stardom. Who killed Korey Fields?

Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass

Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki; Steve Pugh: Harleen is a tough, outspoken, rebellious kid who lives in a ramshackle apartment above a karaoke cabaret owned by a drag queen named MAMA. Harleen becomes mad when a wave of gentrification threatens her neighborhood. Join Ivy? Or The Joker?

He Must Like You

He Must Like You by Danielle Younge-Ullman: Libby’s brother ran away to Greece, her parents are renting out her bedroom on AirBnB, a drunken hookup leaves her confused, so when a serial harasser/handsy customer pushes her to the edge - she can barely be blamed for dumping sangria on his head.

The Inheritance Games

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes: Billionaire Tobias Hawthorne has died and left Avery Grambs his fortune. She has no idea who he even is. To receive her inheritance she must move to Hawthorne House, a sprawling, secret passage filled house filled with puzzles, riddles, and codes.

Mooncakes

Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker; Wendy Xu Nova Huang: works at her grandmothers’ magical bookshop, where she helps them loan out spell books and investigate any supernatural occurrences in their New England town.

The other side of the sky

The Other Side of the Sky by Amie Kaufman; Meagan Spooner: Prince North’s home is in the sky, a floating city held aloft by intricate engines and powered by technology. Nimh is the living goddess of her people on the surface, responsible for providing answers, direction, and hope. Prophecy linked, they must save their people.

Punching the Air

Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi; Yusaf Salaam Amal: is an artist and a poet but he is also disruptive and unmotivated by a bias system. He’s involved in a fight in a gentrifying neighborhood that results in a white boy in a coma and Amal in jail.

Red Hood

Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold: Bisou is in the woods when a wolf chases and attacks her. She fights back and kills the wolf. When the new moon rises, a boy Bisou knows lays where the dead wolf once was.

Sick Kids in Love

Sick Kids in Love by Heather Moskowitz: Isabel has rheumatoid arthritis. She has one rule to make her life easier: NO DATING. Then she meets another sick kid, with a chronic illness she’s never heard of, nevermind pronounce. And he understands exactly what she’s been going through.

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds; Ibram X. Kendi: This vital volume traces the history of racism and the many political, literary, and philosophical narratives that have been used to justify slavery, oppression, and genocide. WINNER RITBA 2022

This is my America

This is my America by Kim Johnson: Tracey’s father is on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. Each week she writes to Innocence X for help exonerating him. Then, her brother goes on the run when accused of killing a white girl.

War and Speech

War and Speech by Don Zolidis: New girl Sydney, a perennial loser, joins the Speech & Debate team with one goal: infiltrate the team and destroy it from the inside out.

We Are Not From Here

We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez: Pulga, Chico, and Pequena are desperate to leave Guatemala. They decide to travel through Mexico to attempt to cross the US border.

You Should See Me in a Crown

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson Too Black, too poor, too awkward Liz enters into her town’s prom queen contest in an attempt to win a college scholarship.

Borrowing Library Materials

Loan period is 15 school days (3 weeks). Limit: 3 items per student.  When students have multiple research projects, they can request to borrow additional items.  
 
Renewals: You may renew books in the library.
 
You may not borrow if: You have an overdue bookStudents must return the overdue book or pay the cost of replacing lost or damaged materials before borrowing additional items.
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Notices: Overdue notices are sent to students, and ready hold notices are sent to student on the day the item arrives.
 
Interlibrary Loan: As a member of the RILINK consortium, the CHS Library follows the consortium-level Interlibrary loan policy that is posted on the RILINK Website.

Restricted /Reserved Library Use Only: Some library materials are reserved for library use only and do not circulate. Included are some books, pictures, maps, etc. which may be placed on your reserve by your teachers for your use.