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Activities to Go!

Get creative over the mid-year break with the library’s Activities to Go! We now have five options::

  • Puzzle Pieces: This 3-in-1 activity kit will keep you busy! After you put together a puzzle, use the pieces for fun and creative crafts! Each kit includes a puzzle, a picture frame, glue, and card stock paper.
  • Puffy Paint Dot Art: Reuse old transparency film as a canvas for your puffy paint art work! Each kit includes transparency film, puffy paint, templates for tracing, and a bonus mini picture frame for a mini dot art masterpiece.
  • Coloring: Reduce stress and improve your mood with a little coloring! Each kit includes a variety of mini coloring sheets and a set of mini color pencils.
  • Decorate a Magnet: Decorate a magnet! Each kit includes magnets, a glue stick, scrapbook paper, and stickers.
  • Draw a Mandala: Upcycle a plastic lid into a beautiful mandala! Each kit includes plastic lids and washable markers.

Email Ms. Vakili by Dec. 7 if you'd like to request one or more for pick up on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Email by Dec. 14 to request one or more for pick-up on Wednesday, Dec. 16.

Winter Reading Program

Sign up for the Homestead Library’s Winter Reading Program! Read a book over the Mid-Year Break for a chance to win a gift card bundle. Email Ms. Vakili by Monday, Dec. 14 for more information and to register.

Get Your Books Before the Break

Let yourself get lost in a good book! The last day to pick up library books this semester is Wednesday, Dec. 16 - be sure to place holds by Dec. 14.

Now introducing Grab Bags!

Search for "grab bag" while in Destiny Discover and click on "Hold" with the genre of your choice. The HHS Library Staff will pick 3 books for you to try out.

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Find a Book!

Need a book for class or just want to read for fun? Library Book Check-Outs are available!

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2020-21 Academic Resource Guides

Research Modules

Efficiently locate and use credible sources through a database

Developing a research topic, question and search strategy
Choosing and Using Keywords
Developing and using database search terms
(from the Pfau Library at CSUSB)
Choosing and Using Databases
Selecting Appropriate Sources
Identifying the best sources for your information need