Students


Databases

The library provides access to research databases. These databases contain scholarly journal articles, reports, images, books, dissertations, and more. When you are looking for information for your academic work, a research database is usually the best place to start.

The following databases are available:

Hours

The library is normally open during the following times:

Monday 7:15 AM - 2:50 PM    
Tuesday 7:15 AM - 2:50 PM    
Wednesday 7:15 AM - 2:50 PM    
Thursday 7:15 AM - 2:50 PM    
Friday 7:15 AM - 2:50 PM    
Saturday CLOSED    
Sunday CLOSED    

 

Services

The following services are offered by the library:

  • Access to the internet with onsite Chromebooks
  • Art gallery
  • Book club
  • Digital databases for research
  • Inter-library loan
  • Printers
  • Programs/Workshops
  • Reading club
  • Reading lounge
  • Remote access to library catalog listings via Destiny
  • Research assistance
  • Special Events (Meet the author | Story Night | etc.)
  • Wireless Internet access

 

 

 

 

 

Rules

The Library has adopted the following rules in order to set a standard of acceptable behavior maintain an appropriate atmosphere for reading, research, and study:

  • Reasonable number of books checked out at one time.
  • Students are notified about items that are overdue.
  • The purchase price of the book is charged when books are not returned.
  • When student has overdue books the privilege of checking out books may be revoked.
  • No eating or drinking in the library.
  • No gum.
  • There is no general access email account.
  • There is no postal or email list to communicate with patrons.
  • The general public can visit the library.
  • The general public can borrow items (books and magazines only).
  • There is a Parent Resource Center available.   

New Arrivals

So many books... and CDs... and DVDs... and so little time! Here's what's new at the school library. Please check back frequently for our new arrivals!

 

Media

In a library information is available to patrons (students, teachers, and staff) using a variety of media.

The school library maintains the following media in its collections:
Audio books
Books - hardback
Books - softback
E-books
Magazines
Maps
Movies - DVD
Movies - Film
Movies - Video
Music - CD
Music - DVD
Music - vinyl record
Newspapers
Photograph archive (paper | film negatives | slides)
Sheet music

Equipment for Loan

The Library has the following equipment available for check-out from the Circulation Desk.

All loan items are available on a walk-in, first-come, first-served basis only.

 

Digital Camera
Digital movie camera
Portable radio/cd/cassette player
TV with DVD and VHS

 

Contact Us

Address:
Attn: Janet Fitzpatrick, Library Media Specialist

Weare Middle School
16 East Road
Weare, NH 03281


Phone: (603) 529-7555 Ext. 8019
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Follett Destiny Quest

What is Follett Destiny Quest?
Follet Destiny Quest is commonly known as Quest. Quest is a student-friendly searching interface that is designed for today's digital savvy K-12 students. The online search interface is highly graphical.


Why use Quest?
The search features in Quest are a lot more user friendly than Destiny. Students can search by subject, title, author, etc. all in the top search bar. When the results appear, students can easily use the side toolbar to narrow their search. The graphic interface is more visually appealing and easier for students to navigate.

Quest is a form of social networking. Students can share what they have read, are reading, and want to read. Students can share reviews, comments, and recommendations.


How can I access Quest?
Quest comes in two versions - Desktop and mobile app.

Instructions for accessing desktop Quest:
1. From a web browser go to http://library.sau24.org
2. Select a school from the Follett Destiny window
3. On left side select Destiny Quest

With the Quest mobile app, students can search and access library resources in a way like never before - from their iOS or Android mobile devices. Which means students can now find learning resources they need anytime, even after the school day ends. Best of all, this easy-to-use, intuitive learning application is free to download and install.

Click on below App Store icon for Apple iPhone, Apple iPod touch, and Apple iPad.

Click on below Google Play icon for Android devices.




FollettShelf

What is FollettShelf?
FollettShelf provides web-based access to all the digital e-books in the school library.


Why use FollettShelf?
The school library has access to e-books via FollettShelf. Library patrons (students, teachers, and staff) can read e-books in school or at home. All that is needed is a computer that can access the internet. Patrons can download and read digital ebooks on PCs, Macs, laptops, netbooks, and select mobile devices.


How can I access FollettShelf?
FollettShelf comes in two versions - Desktop and mobile app.

Instructions for desktop Quest:
1. From a web browser go to http://library.sau24.org
2. Select a school from the Follett Destiny window
3. On left side select FollettShelf

With the FollettShelf mobile app, students can read e-books from their iOS or Android mobile devices. Which means they can now read e-books they need anytime, even after the school day ends. Best of all, this easy-to-use e-book reader is free to download.


Click on below App Store icon for Apple iPhone, Apple iPod touch, and Apple iPad.

Click on below Google Play icon for Android devices.




Follett School Solutions library management system

The Follett School Solutions library management system is designed to help the school library work more efficiently, freeing up resources to devote to student learning. With this library management software, librarians can more effectively manage print, online and digital resources, ensure access to safe, educator-approved websites and resources aligned to standards, improve reporting and accountability, and support individualized student instruction.

The Follett School Solutions library management systems is composed of three components.

Follett Destiny Library Manager
Destiny is web-based library browser which patrons (students, teachers, and staff) can use to search the school library's catalog of printed and digital content.
Click here for more information 

Follett Quest
An alternative for searching the school library's catalog is Quest. Quest is a highly graphic, engaging web interface designed for K-12 students. Quest comes in two versions - desktop and a mobile app.
Click here for more information 


FollettShelf
FollettShelf allows  teachers and students to download and read digital e-books on PCs, Macs, laptops, netbooks, and select mobile devices. FollettShelf comes in two versions - desktop and a mobile app.
Click here for more information