Knox Academy Library aims to provide students and staff with
- a positive atmosphere to reach their full potential
- an area conducive to learning
- information skills that allow pupils to be wise independent learners
- an area that engages students; promotes respect and positive attitudes towards others.
The library opening times are:
|Monday||8 am – 1.05 pm||1.35 pm – 4.30 pm|
|Tuesday||8 am – 1.05 pm||1.35 pm – 4 pm|
|Wednesday||8 am – 1.05 pm||1.35 pm – 4 pm|
|Thursday||8 am – 1.05 pm||1.35 pm – 4.30 pm|
|Friday||8 am – 12.00 pm|
The librarian is Mr W Plain BA(Hons) ALA
Pupil Library Website CLICK HERE
Carla Taylor has developed a Library Website that allows pupils to post Book Reviews and ask for advice on Library Services. The site includes educational apps to assist pupils with studying and there are also Poetry, Pupil Librarian and Events pages. You can view the site here
To take a quiz you will find Accelerated Reader in the Favourites Menu.
To find out if a book has a quiz on Accelerated Reader, use AR Book-Find.
|Accelerated Reader ZPD Level Books|
|0.0 - 1.9||5.0 - 5.5|
|2.0 - 2.9||5.6 - 5.9|
|3.0 - 3.9||6.0 - 6.9|
|4.0 - 4.5||7.0 - 7.9|
|4.6 - 4.9||8.0 - 12.9|
|You will need your Library Card Number and P.I.N or a username and password to access the resources below. Mr Plain can assist with creating accounts and username and passwords for services.|
|Online Reference Library: have your library card to hand to access resources.|
Complete Issues [Essential Articles & Fact File]: you need the school username and password to access this service.
IssuesOnline articles, facts and statistics on Social Subjects to assist your class projects.
|Please use E-Magazine to access zinio, East Lothian Libraries online magazine service.|
|One Click Digital download audio books to PC or Apple device.|
|Accelerated Reader Book of the Month use your card number and library P.I.N to reserve title.|
|Book of the Week use your card number and library P.I.N to reserve title.|
|Fiction of the Month use your card number and library P.I.N to reserve titles.|
|Non-Fiction of the Month use your card number and library P.I.N to reserve titles.|
|Staff, Parent & Carer Monthly Book Suggestions. Past suggestions. Click on titles to reserve using your staff card number and library P.I.N|
|Carnegie Medal Longlist 2014 use your card number and library P.I.N to reserve.|
|Scottish Children Book Award Shortlist 12-16 Years.Use your card number and library P.I.N to reserve titles.|
|Man Booker Shortlist use your card number and library P.I.N to reserve titles.|
|Child Sequels: find out what is the next title in your favourite series|
|Who Next? Finished all your favourite author's books, who else writes like them?|
"Take someone else's work or idea and pretend it is your own."
Oxford English Dictionary, 6th ed. 2006
Are you clear on when you are allowed to use someone else's work from internet sites and books? If not take this short quiz on plagiarism from Cardiff University to stay within the law.
Please click on the link to view titles to support your studies and interests. To find the location and reserve the title, please click on individual titles. You will need your Young Scot card number and Library P.I.N to reserve titles. Please see Mr Plain if you have lost your card or do not know your Library P.I.N.