Library Media Center

Welcome to the May V. Carrigan Intermediate School Library Media Center!

 

 

Mrs. Candice King-Kelley, Library Media Specialist

Please browse our webpage for valuable information and links. Enjoy a visit to choose a great book, or complete a project in our updated computer lab.


Student Resources

Click on newsletter link below for:

SUMMER READING for Grades 5 & 6


Plagiarism
Plagiarism by definition means to use someone else's words as your own. Please visit Plagiarism.org or tips and strategies to avoid plagiarism.

Cybrary
If you would would like help with your homework or just want to read the news, please visit cybrary for the latest links to help you.

Online Journals
Using your current library card, you can access ICONN to find information for your next research project.


Career Information
Do need help choosing the right career for your future? Career choices can help you learn more about various professions.



Parent Resources

Reading is Fundamental provides parents with at home activities, tips for motivating children, and help on how to choose a good book.

Mom's Homeroom gives information through the use of videos.  Four moms sit and discuss common issues that many children encounter.

Adolescent Literacy is a great resource for parents of children in grades 4-12.

American Library Association has tons of valuable information including websites, citation rules, and internet safety tips.



 

Search Engines

Ivy's Search Engine is a research center that provides various search forms for some internet search engines for kids.

Fact Monster gives you access to an almanac, a dictionary, a thesaurus, and an encyclopedia with just a click. You'll also enjoy a variety of games, a homework center, some cool stuff, and so much more.

KidsClick is a search engine designed by librarians and organized by topics.

Tekmom's has valuable search tools including search engines and references.

SearchEdu lets you choose where to look for your search.

AskKids: Schoolhouse allows you to search by subject, age, or, resources.  You can also choose to search movies, games, videos, and images which are each organized by different categories. 

Awesome Library organizes the web with resources including education. 

Family Friendly allows you to search Yahooligans, AOL Kids, Kids Click, & Saluki Search at the same time.