Check out the
new books in the
Chaparral High School Library!
Pick up a bookmark with user names and passwords for our CHS Research Databases in the library.
Chaparral High School Library
NOTE: Chaparral High School is not responsible for content in outside links.
LIBRARY CATALOG LINK
Follett Shelf E-Books
User name & password available in the library if you just want to read the e-book online.
Go onto our online catalog (see link above), and create your own account by clicking on Create Account on the home page. This will allow you to download books or streaming audio from Follett to any device, and bookmark, take notes, highlight and many other features.
Watch a video on the Brytewave K-12 Reading APP here.
Download from the I-tunes app store here for I-phone 5, I-pad or I-touch.
Download the app from the Google Play store here for Android supported devices.
Download to I-pad Gadget here.
Download the app here for Kindle HD, Nook HD, Mac OS X and Windows computers & devices.
PUMA READERS . .
Join the Puma Readers!!!
Two Mondays a month, at lunch, room 427, beginning Monday, September 8th.
More PUMA READERS news on our web page at http://chs.tvusd.k12.ca/us/pumareaders
We are reading The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey. Next meeting: OCTOBER 6th, Teen Read Week Planning!
CHS Library in the NEWS!
How to Pay a Fine Online You will need to have your school I.D. number, the bill with the book barcode number, and your credit card ready before beginning this process. Be sure to PRINT OUT your receipt and keep it as your proof! (pdf file How to pay a fine online).
Directions are on the Computer Labs page for signing onto school computers, chromebooks, and creating a school gmail account.
TEST PREP HELP
Here are some web sites that are helpful for students preparing for SAT, AP, and other tests.
Brightstorm Test Prep a "for fee" test prep site, but highly recommended
Brightstorm choose Math, Science, or English
College Board help with SAT and AP exams from the people who write them! Choose AP or SAT from the light gray banner across the top of the page
Riverside County Library choose e-resources, then Tutor.com, then enter your library card number; once on the site, scroll to the bottom of the page and choose test prep; there are also live tutors available from 1 to 10 p.m. every day
Teen Read Week 2014
Click on the banner to go to our Teen Read Week page!
Author Nikki Grimes
Hear Nikki Grimes talk about Teen Read Week.
New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book What is Goodbye?, Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, and Coretta Scott King Author Honor books Jazmin's Notebook, Talkin' About Bessie, Dark Sons, The Road to Paris, and Words with Wings. Creator of the popular Meet Danitra Brown, Ms. Grimes lives in Corona, California.
About the Library
Regular Library Hours:
Monday 8 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.
Library closes by 1 p.m. on minimum days
Peer Tutors no longer meet in the library; call Counseling for information at x124.
Telephone 951-695-4200 x130
Mrs. Sandy Wren, Teacher Librarian
Mrs. Sheila Ferguson, Library Technician
Mrs. Shirley Johnson, Library Assistant II (afternoons)
Mrs. Sue Palomares, Library Assistant II (mornings)
Ms. Catherine Benson, Computer Lab Assistant II
Welcome to the Library
WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY!
Do you need an I.D. card? Come to the library, we can print a new one for you. $5 if you lost the first one, FREE if you never got an ID card (new students, recent transfers). The ID "lost and found" is in the library, maybe yours is there waiting for you!
Got books? All students had an opportunity to come through the library with their English teachers the week of August 18 - 22 to get textbooks, but if you still need a book, please come to the library with your schedule and/or ID and we will be sure you have what you need.
If you have a fine you cannot pay now, we will work something out; you must have textbooks in your core academic classes.
Puma Librarian Blog
Read book reviews, get tech tips, and more on Mrs. Wren's blog, Puma Librarian.
How to Check Out a Library Book
1. To check out a library or textbook, use your current CHS I.D. card, or a parent may check out books for you.
2. Library books are due in two weeks, but can be renewed for another two weeks, unless another student has requested the book.
3. You may check out two novels at a time (in addition to whatever core literature you are reading in class). You may also check out up to five nonfiction (information) books at a time, but just one on each topic.
4. If a book you need is checked out by someone else, ask us to put a "hold" on it, and you will be the next person to check it out.
5. Overdue library books must be returned and fines paid before checking out new books -- checking out library books is a privilege.
ASK US ABOUT OUR PUBLIC LIBRARY TO SCHOOL LOAN PROGRAM!
Textbook checkout policies are on the Textbook page.
Find it @ the CHS Library!
Find it @ the CHS Library!
GREAT "READS": novels, graphic novels, magazines, newspapers, award-winning books, latest best-sellers, high interest history, mystery, sci-fi, romance, adventure, and . . .? You tell US what you'd like to see in YOUR library!
RESEARCH HELP: reference books, nonfiction collection, research databases, Mrs. Wren's Pathways to Research for specific assignments, and trained library staff to help you find resources.
TECHNOLOGY: 30+ computers, free printing (5 pages), scanner, coin-operated photocopy machine
INTERLIBRARY LOAN: Temecula Public Libraries to CHS school library; ask the library staff how to sign up
PUMA READERS CLUB: Meet other Pumas who like to read, Mondays, Room 427, see club calendar
TEXTBOOK LOAN SHELF: use your ID to borrow a textbook in the library and get that homework done early!