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    The goal of Rainier Beach library is to inspire students, staff, and community members to be life-long learners, critical thinkers, informed decision makers, ethical users and creators of ideas and information, and avid readers.


    Students and Families:
    Internet Essentials provides affordable, high-speed home Internet access, with an option to purchase a low-cost computer, to eligible families with school-age children. To find out if your family qualifies, visit https://internetessentials.com/ or call Comcast at 1-855-814-4372 for more information. ​ 


    General Research Resources

    Seattle Public Schools Library Resources
    Rainier Beach Library Catalog
    JSTOR - a subscription-based digital library provided by Rainier Beach High School; please contact Ms. Moges for login information.
    Dictionary.com
    Biographical Dictionary
    Homework Center
    Khan Academy
    ArtCyclopedia
    MedlinePlus


    Immigration/DACA Resources

    Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
    Washington Dream Coalition
    Colectiva Legal del Pueblo (this site seems to be under construction as of this update, but it does contain contact information)


    Reading Resources

    What Should I Read Next?
    Your Next 5 Books - personalized book recommendations from librarians at Seattle Public Library (SPL)
    SPL Book Recommendations - for children, teens, and adults
    Teen Book Lists - from King County Library
    We Read Too App - a book resource app on iOS showcasing children's and young adult books written by authors of color featuring characters of color
    We Read Too on Facebook
    Series and Sequels
    Goodreads.com
    YALSA - book and media lists and awards


    Local, National, and International News

    The Seattle Times
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer
    The New York Times
    Newspapers from Around the World
    CNN
    Newsela - news articles from top national and regional newspapers, written at five reading levels​


    Writing Resources

    BibMe
    EasyBib
    Thesis Generator
    The Owl at Purdue
    How to Write a Research Paper


    Country Information and Maps

    Background Notes: U.S. Department of State
    CIA World Factbook
    National Geographic Maps
    Library of Congress: Country Studies
    QuickMaps
    United Nations
    BBC Country Profiles


    Primary Sources

    The Library of Congress American Memory Project
    The National Archives
    National Archives Online Exhibits
    Calisphere (University of California)
    University of Washington Digital Collections
    The History Link (Pacific Northwest primary resources)


    Government

    The White House
    United States Government
    Washington State
    King County
    Seattle


    Quotation Sites

    Bartlett's
    Quoteland


    Plagiarism Information

    Plagiarism.org
    Avoiding Plagiarism
    More on Avoiding Plagiarism


    Other Libraries

    King County Library
    Seattle Public Library
    University of Washington Libraries
    The Library of Congress

    Library

    Library Catalog
    Online Student Resources
    International Baccalaureate Diploma Program

    Contact Info:

    Librarian: Sarah Moges
    sbmoges@seattleschools.org
    Phone: 206-252-6468
    Main Office: 206-252-6350
    Fax: 206-252-6351

    Library Hours:

    8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
    Open before school, during lunch, and after school.

    Homework Center: