Start Your Summer Reading Now!
Do you enjoy listening to audiobooks (or would you like to give it a try)? Would you like to have a collection of audiobooks that you can keep forever and be able to listen to whenever you want?
If so, you should check out Sync Audiobooks for Teens. Starting April 27th, this program offers two books that you can check out per week. You can keep them forever, but the catch is that each pair of books is only available for check-out for one week – then they are gone
Sign up here, or come see Ms. Wheaton in the library for help.
Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month.
If you need help, see
this list of resources (including phone numbers and text hotlines).
If it's an emergency,
please call 911.
Have you heard of Bibliotherapy? Bibliotherapy is "the use of reading materials for help in solving personal problems." Sometimes, reading about other people experiencing similar problems can help us feel better, give us strategies for dealing with problems, or just help us to feel seen. Check out this list of great bibliotherapy library books (available as both print and ebooks). Come to the library for more personalized suggestions (or to see our nonfiction resources).
California Young Reader Medal Program
February is Black History Month, a time devoted to honoring the achievements, contributions and legacy of Black Americans in shaping the history and culture of the United States of America. Check out an inspiring, informative book from our selected list of BHM resources.
Challenge Yourself in 2023
CHS Book Club
CHS Book Club is back again for a new school year! Do you like to read and talk about books? Do you like snacks, hanging out, making crafts, writing, and pontificating about anything and everything (but especially about books, movies, shows, graphic novels, and webcomics)? If so, the CHS Book Club might be the place for you. Come meet kindred book-loving spirits. We meet Wednesdays at 3:15 to 5:00 (or whenever you want to leave if you don't ride the bus). Email Ms. Wheaton for details at firstname.lastname@example.org. Right now we are reading Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard. Join us any time -- we'd love to see you!
Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15th - October 15th
The CHS Library has lots of great resources highlighting many facets of Hispanic Heritage. Check out some of our fiction and nonfiction titles (available as print or ebooks).
Banned Books Week
Every year people try to limit what others can read by attempting to challenge and ban books. Coalinga High School Library supports intellectual freedom and believes that everyone has the right to read what they want. Exercise your freedom to read by checking out a banned book (or any book) today! Peruse this list of banned and challenged books to see which books have been challenged and why.