Welcome to the Orono Middle School and High School Library!
Online Learning Resources
With the libraries in our area shut down, and most of us working from home, finding books can be difficult! Check out these free resources so you can get your reading fix:
JLG has free middle and teen ebooks
Audible has free middle and high school audio books
Cloud Library – use your Orono Public Library card to check out audio and ebooks
Storyweaver with middle school books (filter reading level to the highest)
Barnes & Noble Free Nook Books for Kids – change the age on the bottom left to 9-12 or Teen
Animorphs series online all 54 books!
Open Library (over 1,000,000 books!) – some available right away, some you need to create an account and ‘borrow’
Amazon’s Free Kids’ eBooks – make sure you choose the “Top 100 Free”
Neil Gaiman short stories
Public Domain audio books
Coalition of education organizations has created Learning Keeps Going, resources for parents, students and teachers
And now that you have all that free time, catch up on some great podcasts!
And just because, here is a giant list of animal cams
Library hours are 7:30-3:00.
*FIND BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY: Go to the library’s online Catalog. Choose the catalog link at the top and type in a search; choose a button to do a keyword, title or author search.
*Results: Call number is on the left, availability is on the right. Click the title to get more info.
See Ms. Jackson Sanborn for help!
Use the links on the right to find many research tips, sources, and important information about copyright, fair use, and plagiarism.
Don’t know what to read next? Ms. Jackson Sanborn is here to find the perfect book for you! Email her with the type of book you like to read, or other books you’ve really liked, and she’ll give you some suggestions.
Book a session in the Writing Center, now located in the Library. Get help on all aspects of the writing process!
Read all about the Middle School news at OMS Press – a student-written newspaper.
All students and staff at Orono High and Middle Schools are eligible for Orono Public Library cards regardless of where they live. This means you can check out books from the Orono Public Library, and also request books from other libraries in Maine for free. Books are delivered to OHS Library twice a week, and you can return all of your books to the OHS Library.
- If you already have an Orono Public Library card, use the online catalog to request books. If you want your books delivered to our library fill out this form .
- If you have an Orono Public Library card but have forgotten your barcode, contact Alexis Dixon at the public library. You can also fill out this form to request that your books be sent to the OHS Library. See Ms. Jackson Sanborn for details.
- If you need a card from Orono Public Library fill out this form, and if you want books delivered to our library fill out this form , and then see Ms. Jackson Sanborn for more details.