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Welcome to St. Michael CHS Library!

Our School Library - A Great Place to Read, Work and Gather

Welcome to the St. Michael Catholic High School Library. Come in and check out our services and resources. We have a great collection that includes fiction, non-fiction, reference, parent resources, and French language materials. We also have computers with Wi-Fi, access to on-line databases, and other electronic resources.
Come on in to the Library for a quiet place to read, do homework, and study.

​Email your Teacher-Librarian:
It's OUR Library! Check it Out!

If you don't like to read, you haven't found the right book. ~ J.K. Rowling

Think before you speak.  Read before you think.         Fran Lebowitz

Check It Out! We have eBooks and Audibooks!

Check out our new digital library - Overdrive

Access tonnes of great Juvenile, Young Adult and Adult titles.

Free and accessible to all CDSBEO students. It's as easy as 1-2-3-4

 How to access Overdrive:

1. Go to

2. Log-in using your Office 365 name/e-mail and password

3. Select the Overdrive app from your CDSBEO Access Panel

4. Sign in and search away.

Did you know that you can access and read the Ottawa Citizen for free?

Enjoy a full-featured replica of the Ottawa Citizen on your tablet, smartphone or laptop.

ePaper is a replica with all the stories, photos and artwork intact. The easy-to-use interface lets you flip leisurely through the pages like a newspaper, or conduct custom searches and share articles. Download the ePaper and read it anywhere. On your commute, at your favourite coffee shop or at home.

Access your digital copy today! 

How to acess the Ottawa Citizen ePaper:
1. Go to

2. Sign-in using your Office 365 login info

3. Click on the Ottawa Citizen App

4. Select "View Today's Edition"


The Library is a quiet, safe and comfortable work environment.  You are welcome to come to the Library to read, relax, study, and work in a quiet and respectful manner. 

Please be aware of the rules and expectations for behavior in the Library:

Library Rules:

  • Respect everyone!
  • No physical contact.
  • Volume levels are to be kept to a minimum.
  • No taking/touching other peoples property, without their permission.
  • No food or drink is permitted.
  • Students must be in uniform at all times.
  • School computers are to be used according to the acceptable use policy outlined in the school agenda.  No electronic gaming of any kind.
  • No profanity (also known as swearing).

Check it Out!

Want to borrow a book?  Great!  That's what we're here for - but you should be aware that -

  • You may borrow books for three weeks. 
  • You may renew your books as often as you need to.
  • You may take out six books at a time.
  • Lost books must be replaced or paid for.

Suggested Internet Resources

Writing Guides

Have an essay or assignment? MLA, APA, Chicago or AMA. This page will help you, whatever the writing style. Check out this page for the most up-to-date guides.

Homework Help

Free on-line Math tutoring for students in grades 7 - 10

Ottawa Citizen epaper

Access the digital edition of the Ottawa Citizen.

St. Michael CHS and NGPL: Partnership for Education and Literacy


Resources for Students at YOUR Public Library 

North Grenville Public Library provides access to numerous on-line resources, including:
>on-line databases
>on-line reference sources.

You need to have a library card to access these resources. ALL St. Mike's students are entitled to library cards, even if you don't live in North Grenville.   To find out more, click here!

Quick Reference

Click above for a great list of reference sites, compliments of North Grenville Public Library.
Included are links to:
>government directories
and more!

Britannica School

An interactive resource for use at home or at school.
Username: cathont
Password: cath6782

Young Adults Library Services Association

Resources for students and parents. YALSA brings together key stakeholders from the areas of libraries, education, research, out of school time, youth development and more to develop and deliver resources to libraries that expand their capacity to support teen learning and enrichment and to foster healthy communities.

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Along with Britannica School, a great online resource and quick reference tool.

Wolfram|Alpha is an engine for computing answers and providing knowledge.
It is a computational knowledge engine, not a search engine.

Quick Reference

Looking for quick facts and reliable data?  Check out these easy to access, online resources!


                                            username:  cathont  
                                            password:   cath6782


Parent Council Resources

 The St. Michael’s Parent Council has donated a wonderful collection of books and other resources to our school.  The collection is located in the Library.  Everyone is invited – indeed, encouraged - to take advantage of these excellent resources. As you can see from the Parent Council Resources document which lists and describes the resources, the main focus of the collection is parenting and family life, with a particular emphasis on Christian faith and faith based values.


Mrs. Nicole Whitehorne,

[email protected]