Friday, January 30, 2015

The Library is on Pinterest!

Follow the library on Pinterest to see what we are reading, what new books we are getting in, crafts, including crochet, and more!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

10th Grade Research

Use this link to start research:

We are focusing on Encyclopedia Britannica Academic to start research, See a librarian for password.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Google Docs How To

This is a video from that is a basic intro to Google Docs. To view the video, you MUST log in with your Mercy email:

If you are prompted to put in an organization, your organization is

Reminder: Alice B. Wilson Literary Awards Contest

The Alice B. Wilson Literary Awards Contest deadline is February 15th.

There are two divisions: Junior (Grades 6-9) and Senior (Grades 10-12). Categories are Fiction, Non-Fiction and Poetry.

This contest is open to all students who either live or attend school in Brighton. This means it is open to any Mercy student. More information can be found on the Brighton Library website:

This contest is made possible by Friends of Brighton Memorial Library and Brighton Memorial Library Gift Fund.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Monday, January 12th

The library media center received many new books last week.

Some new titles include:

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry - McGarry writes contemporary romance. She will be appearing at the Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival on Saturday, May 16th.

Diamond Boy by Michael Williams - When Patson's family moves to Marange region of Zimbabwe, he begins searching for blood diamonds, until government soldiers arrive and Patson is forced to journey to South Africa in search of his missing sister (description from library catalog).

The Fallen Kingdoms series- If you enjoy Game of Thrones, this series is for you! If you enjoy political intrigue, magic and drama, you will like this series geared toward a high school audience.

Keeper of the Lost Cities series- This middle school series features magic and adventure. Great read for fans of Harry Potter!

This is just a small offering of what the library recently received. Stop down to check out our new book display!

-Mrs. R

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Tuesday, January 5

Library is closed after school today due to a faculty meeting.

Mr. Yandek's class--Great places to start research:

Student Resources in Context:

World Book Online:

Monday, January 5, 2015


Visit the library to find out how you can access free ebooks from popular authors through Overdrive.

Some of the books available are Teen Book Fest authors, so start reading now!

-Mrs. R