Middle School Library

Card Catalog

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 titles to friends. App available.



Destiny Discover

Search Library resources and create or search collections.

Sora .Sora eBooks and Audiobooks

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

Click here for CultureGrams tutorial


South Dakota State Library
Middle School Resources

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

World Book Student

World Book Student Encyclopedia

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

Middle Search Plus

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. 


SIRS Discoverer

SIRs Discoverer

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



Learn over 80 different languages. There are also 50 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Includes oral phrases, flash cards, learning guides, and live online instruction.



Merriam-Webster Dictionary


Accelerated Reader

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


Fantastic Fiction

Fantastic Fiction

Check series order by title, author, or series. 



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



North Sioux City 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.

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: 8:00-4
Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00- 3:20
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: 605.422.3837
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