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Your OneDrive (Office 365) account plus FREE downloads of Microsoft Office

Did you know that the School District has created a OneDrive account for every LSS student which allows you to use (and download) Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) from anywhere you have an internet connection? It’s easy to access your OneDrive account. Click the words below to find instructions and screenshots that walk you […]

Using Word in the LSS Library or Lab

As some of you know, the LSS Library and Computer Lab computers have been re-imaged to require students to log in to their OneDrive account in order to use Word with all required functions. Click the words below to find instructions for how to do this, along with information regarding your district-created OneDrive email […]

New LGBTQ books in the LSS Library

Check out some of these new books with an LGBTQ main character and/or theme available now in the library:

Megan doesn’t speak. She hasn’t spoken in months. Pushing away the people she cares about is just a small price to pay. Because there are things locked inside Megan’s head – things that are screaming to be […]

A wizard is never late…

It’s that time again folks. The time of year when teacher-librarians all over the world beg and plead for overdue library books to be brought back home to the library to be inventoried for next year.

Please look at home, in your classrooms, and in your lockers for overdue books to return. Overdues that are not returned […]

Donated Books in the Library

Black Bond Books, Willowbrook Plaza, has donated several boxes of books to the LSS Library. Come on down to the library to check out our display of donated books and take one out for your personal reading.

Donated books include:

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Your LSS library app

Did you know that there is a free app for the library that will allow you to:

search the library catalogue by subject, title or author
check the due dates for your library materials
see if you have any books or texts overdue
place a hold on books that are currently out to another patron
view the list of […]

New Books in the Library

Books are uniquely portable magic ~ Stephen King
I love getting new books in the library. They look good.  Their covers are smooth and shiny: no creases or dogears yet. They smell good too. But whether they are good – are worth reading, I mean – well, that for you to decide. Why don’t you give […]

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day is just around the corner and I’m working on a library display in honour of the Day. Do you ever wonder what life was, and is, like for soldiers of war? Have you read any wartime accounts? I recently read Unbroken, which is the biography of Louis Zamperini, an American Airman and Prisoner of […]