Welcome to the Library!
Please Transport library materials to and from school in a plastic bag
to protect them from spills and rough treatment in backpacks.
If you are a registered user on Calvin Christian School Website, click HERE to access the username and passwords for our Database subscriptions.
If you are not a registered user, click HERE to access the online registration form.
Destiny Discover is the OPAC for the CCS Library.It hosts our entire collection, and it can be searchedonline! Want to see if we have a certain book or two,and if they are checked in our out? The information a click away!Students can log in to their accounts with their CCS Google credentials and build collections to store lists of resources.
Suitable for Grades 4-8.
There are a lot of goodies, click HERE for more info.
We are very excited to be offering Britannica Online School Edition to our students. This is a comprehensive PK-12 Reference Resource that cn be used from any computer with access to the internet.
Britannica Online School Edition offers three levels of content for elementary, middle school, and high school students, plus multiple reference tools, making this a time-saving tool for research.
Included in the package is Britannica Learning Zone, a PK-2 interactive learning environment, teaching concepts that children ages 4-7 are curious about, such as geography, numbers, time, sounds, and much more.
We are very excited to be offering Britannica Image Quest to our students. This resource offers access to more than two million images from more than 50 of the best collections in the world, rights-cleared for non-commercial and educational use. Free from advertising and from trustworthy sources, Image Quest provides safe and fast access to the highest quality images on all topics and for all ages.
Smart, Safe & Social
The website Smart, Safe & Social: Teaching Kids How to Shine Online provides videos giving demonstrations of apps that tweens and teens are using today. These videos show you how an app is sold, used, and it points out the positive and negative aspects of each, including some danger zones that should be avoided. This resource is a good start to becoming educated about tweens and teens "cyber-life".
Media Smarts: Young Canadians in a Wired World Phase III
This report is drawn from a national survey of Canadian youth conducted by MediaSmarts in 2013. The classroom-based survey of 5,436 students in grades 4 through 11, in every province and territory, examined the role of networked technologies in young people’s lives. Life Online (the first in a series of reports from the survey) focuses on what youth are doing online, what sites they’re going to, their attitudes towards online safety, household rules on Internet use and unplugging from digital technologies.
|Plugged In, from Focus on the Family, exists to help you and your family make family appropriate entertainment choices.|
Common Sense Media
|Common Sense Media has a lot of useful information for parents.
They review books, apps, and games, and they provide information on Digital Citizenship for parents.
Their motto is: "We rate, educate, and advocate for kids, families, and schools"
ReThink Words App
A non-intrusive, innovative, patent-pending software product that effectively stops cyberbullying before the damage is done.
Research shows that when adolescents are alerted to ReThink
ESRB assigns age and content ratings for video games and mobile apps, enforces advertising and marketing guidelines for the video game industry, and helps companies implement responsible online and mobile privacy practices.