• Welcome to your Sellwood Middle School Library!

    Destiny Discover Library Catalog

    To access free ebooks, choose:

    Choose Material Type "ebook"

    Or use the Sora app.

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    Video* and slideshow for how to use the Sora app

    * For access, be sure you are logged into your PPS school account.

    Also thanks to Ms. Cassie Lanzas, Wilson HS Librarian, for making this video and sharing it for all of PPS to use!



    Library - Contact Info

    "Questions answered, Smiles offered, Books found!" 


    Library Assistant Th & F : Beverly Mangold

    Media Specialist M & T: Tini Maier

    W - This library team also serves Jackson Middle School. On Wednesdays, we swap every other week for who is at each school.


    📚 Click here for how it all works at your Sellwood MS Library


    Ways to reach us:

    Email bmangold@pps.net and tmaier@pps.net

    You may also send us Text messages and make phone calls to our mobile phones using the Remind App. Simply reply to any Library Remind text sent.

    You may also call the school, but we are often busy, so please back that up with an email if that works for you. :-)



    Research Tools

    Remember to be logged into your PPS student account, so PPS research tools will open for you!

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    Video - Find & Hold book in Destiny Collection

    Video - Navigating 5 Types of Ebooks


    World Book Student

    Sign-in hint + video - How to use World Book Online 


    Destiny Discover Library Catalog

    Video - Websites Tab in PPS Library Catalog


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    Video - Find & Open OSLIS Gale 

    Video - Use, Highlight & Take Notes from OSLIS Gale 


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    Videos + examples - Online Note-Taking Table 


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    Video - Make & Share Teamwork Folders




    For more free e-books, audiobooks, and resources,

    click PPS Library Services and explore!

    Don't worry about passwords. Just be sure you are logged into your PPS school account.  

    • Try Teen Book Cloud.

    • Not up for reading on a screen? Try an audiobook!

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    Follow this link to learn about ReachOut Reading image of houses   




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