CKSS Library

Welcome to the CKSS Library!

[Navigate site pages using the Navigate CKSS pane to the left.]

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

Online Texts Available

Many educational publishers and distributors are releasing works for free to support learning during the COVID-19 crisis: check out the list here. Check out the HDSB Library Services Site for more home learning resources.

Due Date Extended

If you have materials from the CKSS library, just return them when we're all available to access the school again -- all due dates for resources have been reset to September 11, 2020, due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Recommended Summer Reads for Teens

The Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading Teen Committee has released their Summer 2020 Suggested Reading List. Check out their recommendations 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

Orientation: Grade 9 Library Orientation begins in mid-September

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