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Find and request titles from our school library using our online catalog!

You do not need to come to the library to search for and borrow books from our school resources!  Follow the Follett Destiny Library Catalog link below or from one of the links on our school websites.  

Follett Destiny Library Catalog (PRSD)

Need help getting started? Follow the instructions below to search our online catalog and request titles:

  1. Go to Follett Destiny Library Catalog (PRSD)

  2. Select Paul Rowe Jr./Sr. High School from the list of PRSD schools.

  3. On the top right corner of the screen, choose "Log In", then "Sign in with Google"

  4. Enter PRSD email and password if prompted

  5. Enter search terms in the box.  If desired, choose a limiter (title, author, subject, etc.)  Helpful hint: spelling counts! 

    Understanding Search Results:
    Look at the call number.  If it begins with a ____ it is located in the ____ section:

    Number:  Nonfiction ( of ages)
    T:  Teen Fiction (suggested audience of grade 5-8)
    YA:  Young Adult Fiction (suggested audience ages 12+)
    Y:  Youth Fiction (suggested audience of grades 3-6):
    A:  Adult Fiction (suggested audience ages 18+)
    MAN:  Manga (subdivided into T, YA, Y and A)
    COM:  Other Comics 
    STA:  Located in staff storage room - most materials may still be requested by students.

    Helpful hint:  Results may also be sorted by call number, publication date, etc.

    Too many results?
    Results may also be refined by choosing which material type is preferred on the search page.  For example, book or serial (eg. regularly scheduled publications such as comics and magazines)

  6. On the right hand side of the results page, each title will indicate if it is currently available.  Holds can still be placed on unavailable materials, however they cannot be filled until the material becomes available again.  

  7. To view more information about a title or place a hold, click the title.  The "Hold It" button is at the top right of the screen.

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Nonfiction

Our nonfiction books are shelved using the Dewey Decimal system, with each book being shelved in numerical order from 000-999.  You may find the section dividers and dewey decimal posters helpful while browsing. 

As in the fiction section, green spine label protectors indicate books formatted in the "graphic novel" style, and blue spine label protectors indicate that books are written in prose (poetry).

Fiction Section

Our fiction section is divided into the following sub-sections based on suggested audience, with each being shelved together:

  • Teen (Call number "T") suggested audience of grade 5-8
  • Young Adult (Call number "YA") suggested audience ages 12+
  • Youth (Call number "Y") suggested audience of grades 3-6
  • Adult (Call number "A") suggested audience ages 18+

Within each sub-section, books are arranged on the shelf by authors last name.  The only exception to this rule is book series with multiple authors.  Books that are part of series are shelved together and will have the series name and book number indicated on the spine label.

Oversize Fiction - Books that are too tall to fit on our regular fiction or comic shelves are kept together on their own shelf.

Manga (Call number begins with "MANGA") - These comics are shelved together with subdivisions for Teen, Young Adult, Youth and Adult sections.  

Magazines

A number of magazines about popular topics are shelved separately.

Other Resources

We try to reserve our main library collection space for titles that will be of interest to students. Therefore, a number of resources that are typically only used for classroom research projects are shelved away from the main collection.  These resources can be searched and requested via our online catalog, Follett Destiny Library Catalog.  

Colour-coded Spine Labels

Colour-coded spine label protectors can also be used to help you choose a title while you are browsing:

  • Green - Graphic novel
  • Blue - Novel in Verse
  • Yellow - Manga
  • Red - Oversize Fiction
  • Orange - Shelved in staff resource section (students may still request some titles)

Borrow E-books & Audiobooks (PRSD Sora Digital Library)

Students who would like to borrow E-books and Audiobooks from the PRSD Sora Digital Library:

  1. Follow the link below and choose the button "My school is Peace River School Division" then choose "Sign In".

  2. Sign in with your PRSD email.

  3. Browse the site to find books by category or use the "Search for a Book" bar at the top of the page.

  4. From the results page, students may choose from options including: borrow, read sample or add to list.  Students may also choose to use the "Refine" button to limit results.

  5. Once a title has been borrowed, it will appear on the "Shelf".  Students may choose to "Open Book" or select "Options" to renew, return, etc.

Tips:  some Sora settings may be customized in the "General Settings".  These settings include accessibility features such as language, dyslexic font, high contrast display and more.

Have a personal device?  Consider adding the Sora app from your app store to your device. 

Sora Digital Library

Borrow Print & Digital Resources via the Manning Municipal Library!

Do You Need a Public Library Membership?

If you want to access public library resources but do not have a membership to the Manning Municipal Library please contact Mrs. L.  She can help you get a membership for FREE!  

Please note that students age 14 and under must have their parent or guardian sign their membership application form. 

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Find Digital eBooks and Magazines

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Find Digital Audiobooks

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Want to Buy Books? Consider Scholastic Reading Club!

Anyone who loves Scholastic books can order and have books shipped directly to them*.  As an added bonus, every order earns 20% in reward dollars for our school library when our class code is entered at checkout.  

Our Class Code: RC163102

*Free Standard Shipping is available on orders of $40 or more with class code, after all discounts are applied. Orders less than $40 will be charged a shipping fee of $6.

Want to order from Scholastic but don't do online shopping?  Please contact Mrs. L. - she would be happy to place your order for you! 

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