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Portsmouth Middle School Library: Home

The mission of the Portsmouth Middle School Library Media Center is to provide high quality resources, innovative technology, and unique learning opportunities for all students. Our vision of the Library Media Center is for it to be the hub of the school where students, faculty, and staff come to collaborate and locate resources (both digital and print), receive technology and information education, and develop a passion for lifelong learning.

Database Subscriptions

Watch this overview video to help you use FactCite:

Destiny Catalog

Destiny Login for Students:

Username:  student email address  (ex:

Password:  first letter of first name + first letter of last name + lunch number 

                    (ex: jw278009) 

PMS Service and Interlibrary Loan Policies

Borrowing Procedures

  • All items taken from the library must be checked out.
  • Book checkout period is three (3) weeks. 
  • You may have a total of five (5) items checked out at the same time. If a student or staff members requires more items be checked out, please contact the library media specialist. 
  • You may only place 2 holds at a time
  • There are no overdue fines. 
  • All lost items must be paid for so that Ms. Waugh can replace them from the library book company.

Inter-Library Loan  ***on hold until further notice.

  • Students may request items from other RI libraries.
  • ILL delivery takes up to two weeks. 
  • Students are notified by the library media specialist when requested materials are ready for checkout.
  • Borrowing Procedures apply to all ILL materials.
  • We ask that students are especially mindful of proper library book care with ILL borrowed books.
  • Portsmouth Middle School is an active member of RILINK and the LORI Network and adheres to the RILINK interlibrary loan policy.


You can access ebooks and audiobooks through The Rhode Island Schools Shared Digital Collection on Overdrive. Use the same login information you use for the Destiny Catalog to access Overdrive. 

Enjoy #HarryPotterAtHome with unlimited access to the ebook and audiobook on OverDrive!!!

Library Media Specialist

Jillian Waugh






Master of Library and Information Studies 


"We lose ourselves in books.  We find ourselves there too."  --Anonymous 

401-849-3700 ext 3616

Technology Integration Specialist

Sarah DelSanto 

Masters of Literacy Education 

"If you fill your classroom with love today, you're going to fill the world with love tomorrow." -Wyatt Oroke

Library Hours

The Portsmouth Middle School Library is open 7:45am - 2:45pm.

Digital resources can be accessed 24/7.