*Students visit the library once a week during their activity time.
Student Resources & Websites
Destiny is a free, hosted virtual bookshelf that provides a friendly online environment for students and teachers to search, read, and manage DeSoto Central Elementary School's Follett eBooks, library collection, and Lightbox books.
Username: Library Number (MSIS)
Password: First Name
Learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature, and more! Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes, and galleries.
Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing, communication skills, logical thinking, concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading.
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The Reference tab includes maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World Map.
Includes book-related activities, a listing of all books, and online videos.
Provides educators and students access to quality practices and resources in reading and language arts.
Sign in to the online website for kids about books, reading, authors, games. Kids connect to books through online friends in their community profiles.
Features games based on Dr. Seuss' books, extensive biographical information on the man behind them, and printables.
Magnolia is a collection of databases perfect for research. Another great feature is Novelist which allows you to search for fiction books or authors you might enjoy!
Trying to log in from home? Email Mrs. Raggio for the password!