•  Welcome to Wayne Valley Media Center

    Your source for information!

    Library Media Specialist: Mrs. Bardi

    Hours: 7:00 - 2:25 pm

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    Welcome! The bulletin board outside of the Media Center has a new display to encourage reading. Discover a new read from the Wayne Valley Media Center that may include books by S. E. Hinton or an author of your choice. At the start of a new month, the glass cabinets have been changed. We are celebrating the events of September: September biographies, banned books, new books, and Makerspace activities. Visit the Media Center at your earliest convenience. Help in all areas of research are available at any time. Visit before school or during your study hall. You may stop by quickly after school if you need to find a print source. Many new books are on display. Stop by to volunteer in the Media Center. Learn how to access the Media Center Google Classroom and where to find the online database information sheets. I hope to see you soon! Have a wonderful school year!

    Wayne Valley Media Center is your source for information! Many classes and students visit the facility during the school year to research, use the online databases, locate print resources, read from Nooks, listen to audiobooks or read ebooks through Axis 360, OverDrive, and Junior Library Guild Digital Streaming, and find books to read for pleasure. Come visit today!

    Use the links below to locate Research Resources to locate information from Destiny (the online catalog), Online Database links, Search Tools, Web Evaluation, Plagiarism, Subjects, and Works Cited information. Lists for Literary Criticism, Historical Fiction, and New Books are provided.
     
     
    Destiny is the online catalog for print and electronic resources in Wayne Valley Media Center available in school, at home, and on your smartphone. On your computer, go to: http://library.wayneschools.com and click on Wayne Valley Media Center. The catalog tab will allow you to search for materials including print resources, Nook titles, audio CDs, and DVDs. On your smartphone, go to your App store and search for Destiny "Discover." Enter Wayne Valley Media Center, Wayne, NJ for the school. Click log in. Enter your school computer username and password. Browse ebooks and audiobooks to read or listen to. Click on any audiobook to read. It will be checked out to you for two weeks and will be automatically returned to the library at the end of the check-out period. You can listen to Lord of the Flies, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dubliners, Annabel Lee, The Book Thief, Cask of Amontillado, Daniel X Game Over, Divergent, or The Real Real and more.
    See Mrs. Bardi if you have any questions.

    Nooks are available for check-out from Wayne Valley Media Center. Three types are available for your reading pleasure. Nook Simple Touch, Nook Glowlight, and Nook Glowlight Plus eReaders have hundreds of books for you to read. Download the Acceptable Use Policy, have it signed, and come to the Media Center to check one out. Use Destiny to see what books are on the Nooks. Go to: http://library.wayneschools.com/, click on Wayne Valley, then Catalog. Search Nook and read about the books that are on each Nook.

    Wayne Valley Media Center has an eBook platform that may be accessed from you Smartphone either Apple or Android, IPad, tablet or PC. From the App Store or Google Play store, download the "Axis 360" app. Install. Tap on Axis 360. At the bottom of the screen, swipe or tap to: Find Your Library. Enter: Wayne Valley High School. Tap on WVHS. Login with your 8 digit student ID and password that you use to login into a school computer. Teachers, login: username: the first initial of your first name and last name, password: first name month day of your birthday. Click here to see the Magic Wall of Books: 
    http://wvmc.axis360.baker-taylor.com.
     
    A new ebook platform is called OverDrive. Download the Sora app on your phone or Chromebook, search for your school, and look for an ebook.
     
    Use Junior Library Guild Digital Streaming to search for an ebook to read. Download the JLG app on your phone or Chromebook or go to https://jlg.ipublishcentral.com/ on a desktop computer. From your Media Center Google Classroom, find the login credentials to login and read an ebook.

    The student volunteers have been eagerly assisting in creating Pinterest boards for Wayne Valley Media Center for authors and their books, technology, book lists, and Common Core information. The latest additions to our boards are sports fiction and sports biographies found in WVMC. If you have a Pinterest account, you may click on the link below, log into your account, and see these visual boards at:
    http://www.pinterest.com/wvmediacenter
     
    Summer Reading Lists for High School:
     
     
     
     
     

     

     
     
    Updated: 9/19
  • Mrs. Bardi's Virtual Library

    Visit today to see these beautiful displays!

     

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Web Pages

  • Research Resources

    Locate information for your research requirements including Destiny, Print Materials, Online Databases, Subject Resources, How to do the Works Cited page, Search Tools, Web Evaluation, and Plagiarism.

    Websites and Databases for Teacher Projects

    Click here to find your teacher specific project including websites and online databases for each topic.

    Creating Webquests

    Find out the tasks necessary to creating a great webquest.

    What Should I Read?

    Following are links to sites that recommend great books for your reading pleasure. Lists for all types of genre are included.

    Faculty Book Club

    Find out the book that the faculty will read for their next meeting.

    Wayne Valley Media Center Overview

    Learn about Wayne Valley Media Center's Mission Statement, goals, philosophy and the student agreement.                                                

    Mrs. Gainer's Art Quest

     

    Updated 5/19