High School Library

Card Catalog

Dakota Valley High School Destiny Quest Card Catalog

Students are able to search to see what titles are available in the library, place titles on hold, renew titles currently checked out, also recommend books to friends. App available.



OverDrive eBooks

Borrow eBooks and audiobooks on your device using the OverDrive app or web browser. Click here for OverDrive help videos that explain how to get started. App Available.



CultureGrams Database

Features information about state and countries



South Dakota State Library 
High School Resources

Description of and access to databases and practice tests. You may need the school's barcode and password to access databases. Email library staff for information.

World Book Advanced

World Book Advanced Encyclopedia 

Full encyclopedia and multimedia
databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports and more.


SIRS Issues Researcher

SIRS Issues Researcher

Provides the background and current analysis necessary for the research and understanding of over 300 current and leading issues.


ProQuest Research Library

A truly multidisciplinary resource featuring a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas. 


Mass Ultra School Edition

Mass Ultra School Edition

Contains full-text articles of popular high school magazines covering a range of subject areas, including history, science, and careers.

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Practice tests and self-paced courses for all learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume/cover letter writing courses and more.




Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 87 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more. Also, there are 50 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.



Collection of stories and poems in audiobook format with the text available.


Fantastic Fiction

Fantastic Fiction

Check series order by title, author, or series. 


Merriam-Webster Dictionary


NSC Community Library

NSC Community Library Card Catalog

Students are able to search North Sioux City Community Library Card Catalog to see materials that are available to check out.


Additional Info

Philosophies and Goals
The Dakota Valley High School Library strives to provide current and popular materials in a variety of formats and offer materials and services that encourage lifelong learning.
Library Hours
Monday : 8:00- 3:20
Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00- 4
Friday: 8:00-3:45
Students may come to the library before and after school with no passes. From 8:25 to 3:15 passes from teachers are required unless accompanied by a teacher.
Library Policies
Check Out Period for Titles
Students: 2 weeks          Staff: 3 weeks 
Renewal of Titles
Students: 2 times          Staff: Unlimited
Fines for Overdue Titles
Student: 5 cents per day/per item with 30 day grace period           Staff: No fines
Contact Information
Erin Nilges - Erin.Nilges@k12.sd.us
Deb Matthys -  Deb.Matthys@k12.sd.us     
Helpful Links
High School | 1150 Northshore Dr | North Sioux City, SD 57049
Phone: 605.422.3820
Fax: 605.422.3827
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