Library, Curriculum Overview
The goal of the library is to meet the unique needs of the Holy Redeemer High School community on an individual basis while fostering learning and growth.
Freshmen participate in an orientation to the library as part of their English class. The library houses fifteen computers, two Smart Boards, a 40” flat screen TV for student/teacher and class use. We have over twenty magazines available on the shelves of the library.
Our current library circulation is 26,908 books, which include:
21,579 Non-Fiction books
2,644 Fiction & Story Collections books
2,685 Biography & Collective Biography books
The Library is a member of Access PA, a statewide database of resource sharing from school, public and academic libraries. It is an additional tool to provide teachers and students with resources to improve the individual school curriculum.
Benefits of this program include:
improving student information-management skills
increasing access of information by students and teachers
improving management of the school library
Access PA includes access to the Power Library, which offers many online resources, such as:
EBSCO host (magazines)
Oxford Reference Online
Biography Reference Bank
To use the Power Library from home—log on to our public partner at www.osterhout.lib.pa.us. Then key in the bar code number on the back of your library card. You can look for the power library from home and school.
Some research websites for your convenience are: