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    Free Online Reading OptionsThere are lots of free online reading options.  Click on the image for a list and descriptions for ways to read, listen, and find new books!  Enjoy!

    YALSA Top Ten Book Nominees

    YALSA Top Ten NomineesCheck out the 25 books that have been nominated by students around the country for the annual YA Top Ten list.  Start reading now so you can participate in the online voting which begins August 15.


    Reading Links

    Mercer Library Catalog (Destiny)

    Find books from our Mercer Library

    Seattle Public Library

    Books, eBooks, databases.  All Seattle students have automatic access to online resources from the Seattle Library (Library Link).

    Book Series

    Find the next book in a series. Search by author, title, genre

    Good Reads
    This site is a social network about books. It’s a virtual bookshelf. Create a free account and see what your friends are reading.

    Award Winning Books (YALSA)

    YALSA has lists of great fiction, graphic novels, non-fiction, and audio books for Teens.  Check out the nominees for the Teens Top Ten List


    ProjectLIT is a reading community that puts together amazing book lists.  Take a look at their Twitter account for their 2020 booklist releases!

    CommonSense Media

    Need a description of a book?  Book or movie recommendation?  Reviews by both parents, youth, and pros for many YA books. 

    CIA World Factbook
    This site is a great tool for finding statistics and other types of frequently updated information about countries of the world.

    Grammar and Writing Guide
    This site is a guide to grammar and writing. Get help with any writing or grammar task, including how to write MLA research papers. This site also has interactive games, quizzes and PowerPoint presentations.

    Subscription Databases

    The following databases are available for Seattle School District students.

    Exploration Links

    Need a place to start? Try here.

    Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
    Search over 82,000 images, including American paintings, oceanic art, African art and much more at the “de Young.”

    Washington History
    Search for your ancestors or view historical online presentations about our state.

    Library Catalog
    Online Student Resources

    Contact Info

    Librarian: Sue Monroe
    Phone: 206-252-8000


    8:50 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.