Middle School Library

Last Updated: 1/20/2020 8:41 PM


Banned Books Week Video

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 titles to friends. App available.


Destiny Discover

Search Library resources and create or search collections.

Click here for Destiny Discover tutorial


Borrow eBooks and audiobooks on your device using the Sora app or web browser. App available.

Click here for Sora tutorial


World Book Student

Includes the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, videos, student activities, and research tools.

Click here for World Book Student tutorial

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Read audiobooks of classic and current books. Audio available in 2 speeds. Designed for ESL students.

Click here for Esl-bits tutorial



Features information about state and countries.

Click here for CultureGrams tutorial


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

SIRS Discoverer

For students and educators, this multidisciplinary database covers current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and more.

Click here for SIRS Discoverer tutorial

Middle Search Plus

For middle schools; it has biographies, primary source documents, reference books, a vast image collection, and articles from popular middle school magazines. 

Click here for Middle Search Plus tutorial



Database with material from Encyclopedias, books, magazines and more.

Click here for Explora Teen tutorial






Search AR titles to find a reading level, points, and interest level.



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

Click here for Lit2Go tutorial. 


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


Fantastic Fiction

Check series order by title, author, or series

Library Information

Mission Statement
The mission of the school library program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.  The library staff empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information by creating meaningful learning experiences that enhance classroom learning, provide current and relevant materials of various formats, and promote responsible use of information.
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
Middle School | 1150 Northshore Dr | North Sioux City, SD 57049
Phone: 605.422.3830
Fax: 605.422.3838
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