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The Washington High School library provides a variety of resources to support student learning.

The library is open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on early dismissal days.

Library resources

WorldCatUnnamed (8): Library catalogs from around the world, including local colleges and universities


Cedar Rapids Public LibraryUnnamed (4): CRCSD students may use their student ID as a library card



Iowa AEA OnlineUnnamed (3): Online articles and databases


Teen Health and WellnessUnnamed (7): Answers to teen question


The Purdue Writing LabUnnamed (5): Writing resource and style guides


EasyBibUnnamed (6): Citation generator


ShmoopUnnamed (9): Test prep, homework help, and teacher resources

 

Driving-Tests.orgUnnamed (10): Practice driving tests


Gale eBooks: Encyclopedia database and references sources
Mackinvia Ebook and audiobook resource from GWAEA (login needed)
Metro Library Network Ebook and audiobook resource from CRPL (library number login needed)
Washington Surveyor Wash’s student newspaper – link coming
DMV Permit Test
Iowa DOT practice test


Library expectations

Behavior

Students are expected to quietly read or study while in the library.

Cell Phones

Phones are to be on vibrate. There is no talking on cell phones. Texting is allowed.

Passes

Study hall students that wish to use the library need to obtain a pass from the library before going to study hall.

Release Students

Release students are allowed to use the library as a quiet study area one period a day.

Checkout Policy

Library items can be checked out for three weeks. Renewals are allowed unless a hold is on the item. Fines are charged for overdue materials.

Food

Only beverages with lids are allowed.


Key Contacts

Renate Bernstein

Media Specialist

Scott McWherther

Technology Facilitator