Winterhaven Library 2021-2022

  • How to place book holds at the Winterhaven Library

    Due to ongoing COVID restrictions Winterhaven students cannot drop by the library before or after school. In an effort to make books more accessible outside of weekly classroom library visits, students can place book holds online. The books will then be delivered to the the student in class. 

    To place a hold students should:

    1. Visit the Winterhaven Destiny Discover page.
    2. Select the "login" button and login with their PPS student email/password through the Google login button.
    3. Use the magnifying glass in the upper right hand of the page to search for the book.
    4. Click on the name of the book you want and then select the "HOLD" button under the photo of the book.
    5. This will send an email to the library with the request. The book will be checked out to the student and dropped off in their classroom or Language Arts class.

    You can renew books online too!

    1. Visit the Winterhaven Destiny Discover page.
    2. Select the "login" button and login with their PPS student email/password through the Google login button.
    3. Select "My Stuff" from the top navigation and then "Checkouts"
    4. The book should appear in your check out list, select the "Rewew"  button under the book image.

     

    Research & Digital Resouces

    Portland Public Schools provides access to a number of online databases for students. Visit the Research & Digital Resources page for a full list and links to access the websites.

     

    Contacts

    • Librarian/Technology Teacher: Pete Madden  
    • Library Assistant: Kelly Skelton  
    • Phone Number: 503-916-6200 ext. 73666
    • Library Hours: Mon-Fri  8:30 am to 12:15 pm 

     

Research Links

  • Helpful resources outside of Winterhaven

    The Multnomah County Library has a number of online databases to research a subject.  All you need is your Multnomah County library card number and pin number. Visit the Research Tools & Resources page for full access.

    http://www.multcolib.org/ref/a2z.html

    Multnomah County Library Homework Center

    http://www.multcolib.org/homework/

     

    Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS)

    This link gives you access to the Gale periodical databases, Learning Express Library, and Citation Maker.  All of these are packed with helpful information for both students and parents.

    http://elementary.oslis.org/