Welcome to the Dilworth Media Center Wiki!

The mission of the library information and technology program at Dilworth is to ensure that students are effective users and producers of ideas and information.

The mission is accomplished through:
  1. Information and technology skills instruction
  2. Reading advocacy
  3. Information management and services

Teachers, reserve the iPad Cart, iPad Cart 2, Laptop Cart or Research Lab here!

LIBRARY CENTERS

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Search for books in the Dilworth Media Center. Login using your student ID number and view the books you currently have checked out, place holds and renew books.
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Begin your research here! Search encyclopedias, magazines and newspapers and find links to other useful sites. Make good friends with NC WiseOwl as you will be using it until you graduate from high school. See your teacher or Mrs. Slater for the password to access the databases from home.

AR Book Finder

AR Book Finder is a search engine used to answer the questions, "does this book have an AR quiz?" "what is the book level?" and "how many points is this quiz worth?" Results include the book level (BL), interest level (IL), points (PTS), word count, # in a series, a one sentence summary, and whether the book is fiction or nonfiction.

Renaissance Home Connect

Parents can use Renaissance Place Home Connect and, using the same username and password as their child, view an overview of student's progress. You will see their average % correct, points towards goal, average book level, and their last quiz taken. You can also click on View My Bookshelf to see all quizzes their child has taken and you can even sign up to receive an email after they've taken a quiz.

Renaissance Place

Please note: Quizzes must be taken at school, during school hours. You can also access Renaissance Place by going to Start > Programs > Renaissance Place.

**Easy Bib**

Doing a research project? EasyBib is a great way to create your citations for your bibliography/works cited page!

PebbleGo

Great for research, especially K-3. We have subscriptions to the following databases: PebbleGo Animals, PebbleGo Earth and Space, Biographies, and Social Studies. At school, go to Start > Programs > PebbleGo and you will be automatically logged in. For the login information for off campus use, please see Mrs. Slater.

Country Reports

A wonderful database to use when researching countries. For the login information, please see Mrs. Slater.

eBooks

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MackinVia: (login is the same as Country Reports)
We have over 500 eBooks and they can all be accessed by using the above link. Make sure to see Mrs. Slater for the login information if you do not know how to log into Country Reports. Some of the eBooks include:
A Apple Pie by Kate Greenaway
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
The Railway Children by E. Nesbit
The Story of the Three Little Pigs by L. Leslie Brooke
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix Potter
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

TumbleBooks Library & TumbleBookCloud Junior
Once you log into MackinVia (see above), click on Databases.

TumbleBooks Library "provides fiction and nonfiction books, puzzles, read-along books, games, and a television show to help students learn how to read."

TumbleBookCloud Junior "provides a collection of read-along books, ebooks, graphic novels, audio books, and educational videos for elementary students."

ABDO: (See Mrs. Slater for login information for home use. You can also access these titles through Horizon Information Portal. eBooks will say [electronic resource] in the listing.)
Boxcar Children
California eBoost
Flip Flop and the BFFs
Grasshoppers
Hurricanes
It Creeps!
Kangaroos
Let's Cook with Apples
A School of Fish
Signs of Autumn