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Library Media Center

Janie Cook, Library Media Specialist 

 Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30-3:15 
Phone: 336-372-4554    Email:
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Tools for Projects & Presentations

Get Into Overdrive! Access e-books on your chromebooks, computers, smartphones, & tablets.


Getting Started with Overdrive


How to Search & Checkout e-books on Overdrive
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Sign up for a public library card and you can have access to even more Overdrive books at
 AHS Library Circulation Link

Northwest Regional Library

 What Should I Read?

Recommended Book Links
•Outstanding Books for the College Bound
•Series and Sequels
•American Library Assoc. Young Adult
•MLA's 100 Best Novels
•Awesome Library for Teens
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Frontline Teacher Center (provides teachers with free access to more than 100 Web-exclusive resources, streaming video, downloadable lesson plans, and classroom activities)
Free Documentaries (from
Neo K-12 (educational video for k-12)
TeachersTV (professional development)
The Futures Channel (using new media technologies to create a channel between the scientists, engineers, explorers, and visionaries who are shaping the future and today's learners who will one day succeed them)
WatchKnow (videos for students to learn from)
MathTV (explanations to solve math problems with some in Spanish)
National Geographic (short videos on many topics)
Nova - the highest rated science series on television
Untamed Science (video and podcasts)

The goal of the AHS Library Media Center is to support the mission of Alleghany High School by providing a safe, welcoming, and educational setting for all students and staff. The library media center is a central hub of information providing a comprehensive collection of both print and non-print sources supporting the research, reading, viewing, and instructional needs of the staff and students. The library media center strives to enhance student learning & achievement, increase & promote literacy, and prepare students to meet their highest potential in a changing world.

Janie Cook - AHS Library Media Specialist