Welcome to The_Library@CHS
- the physical space is currently Under Construction. BUT as a virtual library- we are up and running!
By May we will be the CHS Information Literacy Central, a hub for Research, Reading, Thinking and Writing.
We will have comfortable silent spaces quiet workspace and social areas. Until then we are completely web-based. The_Library@CHS
is your link to the wide variety of electronic resources available to you as a Centaurus Warrior.
See Ms Shorter for applications to Lafayette, Louisville, Boulder and CU Libraries. Parent information and permission may be required.
We are your Resource-Full Space to
Read, Write, Research and Think
Our goals are to:
Provide current library materials and databases that support the breadth and depth of topics in all our curricular areas: Standard, IB, AP and pre-Engineering, AVID and ELL classes.
in print and electronic resources;
in text and audio formats
Provide access to information resources, regardless of location.
24/7 access: Subscriptions to libraries and databases with online, full text: books, academic journals, magazines, and newspapers.
Login details for each database and library are listed on The_Library@CHS
Physical: school days, 7:10 am to 4:00 pm ex. Days of staff meetings On-line 24/7/ through any internet connection
Borrowing responsibilities Please return books on time or pay overdue fines. Fines are $.10/day with a maximum of $2.00 per book. Students receive electronic date due notices (BVSD account) and can renew books at
https://ibrary.bvsd.org (BVSD username and password)
Lost books will be billed in Infinite Campus. Pay fees in the library or through RevTrac.
On-line 24/7 resources have no fines and often have simultaneous use rights.
Additional Resources related to library goals and objectives:
AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner
ALA Literacy for Higher Education
Colorado Standards 21st Century Skills
CDE Standards for Reading, Writing and Communicating k-12
CDE Reading Writing communicating k-12 at a glance
Middle School Research Expectation-Southern Hills BVSD_