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Center Basics

Students and staff are welcome to visit the media center at any time—our hours are 7:35 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Media Center Staff

Ann Hehr, Media Specialist
507.645.3470
Bonnie Johnson, Media Assistant
507.645.3470

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Checkout Procedures

Please return books on time so others can enjoy them, too! Books are due 14 days after checkout. Students must pay for damaged or lost books. If a lost book is paid for and later found, the money will be refunded.

Check with your classroom teacher to find out which day you will visit us!

Online Catalog

Search for books or check your account online. Use your 4-digit lunch number for both your username and password. To check your account, click on My Info after logging in.

Go to the Online Catalog

Media Online

These sites provide student access to reference resources, including newspapers, books, magazines and multimedia content. Accessing the sites from home will require usernames and passwords, provided below.

  • Login access

    Database/eBook Sites: Username | Password

    World Book: northfield | Raiders

    InfoTrac: raiders

    BrainPop: sibleynfld  | stars

    Facts4Me (8 a.m.-4 p.m., M-F): sibley | stars

    Capstone: sibley | stars

    BookFlix: sibleynfld | bookflix

    eLibrary: northfield | raiders

    EBSCO: s8668194 | password

  • Reference Databases

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  • eBooks

    Students can access books electronically for free through the following sources:

    Follett e-Books provides mostly chapter books that are a digital copy of the paper books, and Capstone Interactive e-Books offer nonfiction picture books and chapter books. You can either view the books online (see below) or by using an app.

    1. View Capstone Interactive eBooks online.
    2. View Follett eBooks through the media center online catalog. Once in Destiny Quest, click on “Follett Shelf” at the top, right side of the screen; Login with your 4-digit lunch number for both your username and password; In the list view, you can easily checkout or open the book. (Students are limited to 1 ebook checkout at a time.)

    More eBook sources:

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    tumblebooks logoTumblebooks can also be used for free through the Northfield Public Library’s E-Library. Visit the library’s website and scroll down to E-Library to find Tumblebooks or click on its image. You’ll need your library card ID.

Technology at Home

We’ve gathered the information below for families to help keep students connected at home, but also to enjoy the internet safely and to learn productively.

Staff Resources