Welcome to your Jackson Middle School Library!
To access free ebooks, choose:
Or use the Sora app.
* Note: We now have "single sign-on" through google chrome for Sora. So if you are logged into your PPS account, you won't have to log in again.
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 M & T : Beverly Mangold
Media Specialist Th & F: Tini Maier
W - This library team also serves Sellwood Middle School. On Wednesdays, we swap every other week for who is at each school.
Ways to reach us:
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. :-)
Remember to be logged into your PPS student account, so PPS research tools will open for you!
Video - Find & Hold book in Destiny Collection
Video - Navigating 5 Types of Ebooks
Sign-in hint + video - How to use World Book Online
Video - Websites Tab in PPS Library Catalog
Video - Find & Open OSLIS Gale
Video - Use, Highlight & Take Notes from OSLIS Gale
Videos + examples - Online Note-Taking Table
Video - Make & Share Teamwork Folders
For more free e-books, audiobooks, and resources,
click PPS Library Services and explore!
Don't worry about passwords. It's all been opened up for remote learning.
Try Teen Book Cloud.
Not up for reading on a screen? Try an audiobook!
Follow this link to learn about ReachOut Reading
Do you have ideas for what we should buy for the JMS Library?
Share your ideas! Fill out this books I recommend form.
(What you see below will be updated, but there is still lots of good info. Check it out!)
What do you need to know today? Find it @ your library.
Online Research Resources
(Contact JMS library staff for if home access passwords are needed.)
World Book Online
For home access,
use your MCL library card number & password.
Multnomah County Library Homework Center
(Databases geared to your topic)
Multnomah County Library Research Tips & References
Library of Congress
(American Memory- Great primary sources)
National Geographic Online Atlas
Oregon Blue Book
CIA World Factbook
Web Search Tools
Great Websites for Kids
Goodreads YA lists
We attempt to maintain safe links in this site.
However, parents and students are reminded that caution should always be used when accessing web sites.