Cocalico High School library offers evening hours

By on August 29, 2012

The Cocalico High School Library Media Center will be open each Thursday evening that school is open from 6 to 8 p.m. beginning Sept. 6 and ending May 30, 2013. Patrons should enter the building through the doors to the left of the main high school entrance and proceed to the library. High school students and community members may use the library media center for reading, research and computer use.

Evening patrons will have access to the library’s print resources including fiction and non-fiction books, reference books and encyclopedias, magazines and newspapers. Additionally, the library’s various online subscription resources will be available. On-line resources include: ABC-CLIO Social Studies websites, reference articles, primary documents and images from U.S. and world history and geography; Gale’s In-Context databases, comprehensive databases of reference, magazine, newspaper and primary source materials on U.S. and world history, science, literature, geography and world cultures; and SIRS Knowledge Source, full-text reprints of national and international newspaper articles, magazine articles and U.S. government publications on a variety of social, scientific and humanities topics.

Internet access also will be provided. In order to have access to resources through the Internet, patrons must agree to the principles of the school board approved Acceptable Use Internet, Computers and Network Resources policy. Community members simply need to register as community patrons in order to have borrowing privileges. High school students and community members are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to utilize the many resources available and enjoy evenings in the library.

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