CKSS Library

Welcome to the CKSS Library!

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Looking for your next great Fiction read? Use the resources below, or see Mr. Thomson in the Library!

Upcoming Library Closures:

Friday, 7 December 2018: Hackathon [no chromebooks available]

Monday, 10 December 2018: EGALE Workshop [chromebooks available]

Monday, 17 December 2018: Programming Competition [chromebooks available]

Forest of Reading

Check out the list of nominees for the 2018-19 Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading Program! Participate in the Red Maple and White Pine programs here at CKSS by signing up with Mr. Thomson in the Library. Read 5-10 books before the end of April, and vote for your favourite!

Giller Prize Winner!

Esi Edugyan has won the 2018 Giller Prize -- $100,000 for the best work of Canadian fiction -- for her book Washington Black! Check out the Giller shortlist here.

Library Information:

Hours: 7:50 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., Monday - Friday, holidays & school closures excepted

Facilities: Main Library, 1 Seminar Room, Computer Area

Policies: No food or drink at computers; the library is a place of quiet research, writing, study, or collaboration

Loans: 2 weeks for books, 3 days for AV items & magazines, 1 day for Chromebooks; student card and clear account required for sign-out

Fees: Lost or damaged books assessed at replacement cost + processing fee

Accessibility: The CKSS Library is wheelchair accessible; the CKSS Library staff have ASL competencies

Networking: HDSB wireless access

E-Learning: Support is available here, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Orientation: Grade 9 Library Orientation begins in mid-September

Staff: Teacher-Librarian - Mr. R. Thomson, Library Technician - Mrs. D. Walker