REGULAR LOAN PERIOD -
A maximum of 3 books may be borrowed at one time for 2
weeks. Books may be renewed only once. Books that are
reserved will be held by librarian for 1 week then
returned to the shelf.
Reserved Class Project Books - Will be placed on a
trolley in library and are to be used only in the
library, unless requested by teacher. Sometimes these
books are used for several classes.
Computers: 5 computers are in use for all students and
staff. Students must show their agenda with the signed
Acceptable Use Policy – both student and parent
signatures are required.
Fines – Charges on overdue books are calculated as
25 cents per book, per day, on regular books
50 cents per day on each reference book
$1.00 per day on each CD’s/DVD’s.
There is a charge of 10 cents per page to print or to
Lost Books – The charge will be the replacement value of
the book- rounded off to the nearest dollar.
Admission – Students using the library during class time
must present their agenda with a note signed by their
teacher or must be accompanied by the class teacher when
group work is planned.
Library Hours – Schedule will be posted on the library
Parent volunteers and student monitors are always
needed. For more information, please contact
Mrs. K. Lukian-Byrnes, JRHS Librarian 514-697-3210 ext.
ELIBRARY CANADA CURRICULUM EDITION
Our school subscribes to eLibrary
Canada CE, the easy-to-use INTERNET-BASED reference
resource for STUDENTS, AVAILABLE 24/7.
eLibrary Canada CE offers a broad range of
full-text and graphical content that supports student
information needs. Students can use this powerful, yet
easy-to-use search tool to find the answers they need
from hundreds of magazines, newspapers, books, maps,
pictures, and radio and TV transcripts.
HOW WILL ELIBRARY CANADA CE
□ Work from school or home on your research assignments.
□ Improve your grades by bringing in extra credit
articles on what you’re studying.
□ Find out more about your personal interests and
□ Combine pictures, maps, and illustrations into
presentations and reports.
□ Save time by getting all you need for reports from one
What can you do?
□ Search or browse full-text magazines
□ Focus your search on Canadian sources
□ Print, save, or email on the spot
□ Look up news articles from regional and international
□ Access pictures, maps, and illustrations to enliven
□ Explore the meaning of words through the easy-to-use
□ Utilize full-text reference books, including The World
To use eLibrary Canada CE from home, go to:
and log in with the user name and
password (please see the Librarian for user name and
New in the JRHS
Teach Yourself Visually iPhone 4S: The
fast and easy way to learn
Call number: 004.1675 HAR
Everything you ever wanted to know about an iPhone and
were afraid to ask is answered.
Great for parents to learn how to use an iPhone.
This book coincides with the YALSA Teen Tech Week which
runs March 4-10.
Recommended Novels in the JRHS
Alexie, Sherman. The absolutely true
diary of a part-time Indian
Junior leaves the ‘rez’ to attend an all-white school in
town where the only other Indian is the school mascot.
It is the story of one boy trying to rise above the life
he was expected to live.
Burg, Shana. A thousand never evers
the civil rights movement gains momentum, the black
residents of Kuckachoo, Mississippi, including
seventh-grader Addie Ann Pickett, begin their own
struggle for racial justice.
Collins, Suzanne. The hunger games
harsh future world each of the twelve districts
surrounding the Capitol must send one boy and one girl
between the ages of twelve and eighteen to take part in
the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live
Green, John. Paper towns
month before graduating from high school Quentin “Q”
Jacobsen enjoys the predictable boringness of his life
until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman,
Q’s neighbor and classmate takes him on a midnight
adventure and then disappears.
Juby, Susan. Another kind of cowboy
horse-crazy Alex gets a chance to switch from western
pleasure to dressage, he feels more comfortable with his
riding. Cleo O’Shea might be the only person who
Peet, Mal. Tamar
the winter of 1944 two spies parachute into
Nazi-occupied Holland to support the Dutch resistance
movement. Half a century later fifteen-year-old Tamar
tries to uncover her grandfather’s hidden past.
Pratchett, Terry. Nation
tidal wave destroys Mau’s village and leaves a schooner
with only one human survivor on board stranded on his
island. Not knowing what to do and unable to understand
each other the two teens must work together to forge a
Reeve, Philip. Here lies Arthur
Gwyna is a girl who was forced to run when her village
was attacked. She is taken under the protection of
Myrddin who transforms her into the Lady of the Lake, a
boy warrior, and a spy.
Schumacher, Julie. Blackbox
Elena is quieter and steadier than her unpredictable
older sister Dora but they have always been close. Elena
tries to hold the family together when Dora is diagnosed
with depression - even when the responsibility becomes
too much to bear.