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Media Center

The Sherwood Elementary media center offers a variety of books to meet the needs of students and staff. Fiction and non-fiction books provide opportunities for students to read for pleasure and opportunities to research class projects. The Sherwood Elementary media center also helps ensure all students have access to reading materials, information and technology. Through books, computers, magazines and more, students are able to explore interests, conduct research and further their learning.

LIBRARY CATALOG

To view a student’s library checkouts, place holds on books, write book reviews and create resource lists, search for materials by content standards:

  1. Go to http://destiny.foresthills.edu:8080/

  2. Click on “Sherwood Elementary School”

  3. Click on “login” in the upper right hand corner of the library search page

  4. Type in Forest Hills username and password

  5. Click “login”

  6. TO SEE CHECKOUTS: Click the “My Info” tab next to the “Catalog” tab to see all library materials checked out, including due date

  7. Click “logout” when finished

 

RESOURCES

Awesome Library (kid-safe search engine)

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government

Destiny (catalog of Sherwood media center)

EasyBib (Generate citations for bibliographies)

InfOhio (digital library service)

Fact Monster (reference materials, fun facts, homework help and more)

Gameaquarium 3-6 (educational games)

Gameaquarium Junior (educational games)

Homework Helpers

KidsClick! (kid-safe search engine)

KidSpace -- The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Kids Math Games

Library of Congress

Merriam-Webster Online (dictionary and thesaurus)

Merriam-Webster’s Word Central (word, spelling and language fun)

Multiplication.com (games and resources)

Pebblego (research site for emerging readers)

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Seussville

Tumble Book Library (online, animated picture books)

Webonatus (empowering students to make responsible online decisions)