Need Assistance? Contact Washington School's Media EA: Kelly Velzke    or Owatonna Schools District Media Specialist: Jane Carlson

Library Resource Portal
Access to the research databases (ELM, PebbleGo, ProQuest, etc), Destiny Library Catalog, Destiny Collections curation tool, e-books, and much more!



The authors are coming!! Thanks to an ISD761 Foundation Grant, we are welcoming authors Miranda and Baptiste Paul to our district November 12-13th. To learn more about our guests, please visit www.mirandapaul.com and www.baptistepaul.net.

Click here to find out which titles were nominated for the 2018-19 Maud Hart Lovelace and Star of the North awards.

Mr. Drever's Class is researching our National Parks. Click here for your resource page!

The 2018 Newbery and Caldecott Award Winners Have been Announced! To read about all of this year's awards and honor books, click here.

Hello Universe, the 2018 Newbery winner, is a story of a bond that forms between a diverse group of middle school students as a result of a shocking act of bullying. In Wolf in the Snow, winner of this year's Caldecott Award, a girl and a wolf cub make friends in a snowstorm in this delightful wordless book.


 Classroom / MediaAASL Standards diagram Specialist Collaboration  
The district media specialist regularly works with classes on inquiry and research projects, accessing and utilizing credible sources, and how to use our district's library resources. I am also available to help your classes learn digital citizenship, produce student creations such as book trailers or e-books, and much more! If you'd like to propose an idea or schedule something, please click here.

For more information, contact Jane Carlson, District Library Media Specialist 

The Library Media Department strives to meet the needs of students and staff
by providing equitable access to print and digital information, curating library collections that represent the diversity of people and ideas, and facilitating a safe, collaborative, inclusive environment.​

Contact: Jane Carlson, District Media Specialist