E-Books and Reading Lists

E-book library

We offer fiction e-books on two main sites (Overdrive and Follett).  These ebooks  can be found on each site, or also by looking in our online catalog under “ebooks”.

1.  Overdrive E-Books Shelf

2.  Follett E-books Shelf

3. AUDIOBOOKS from MackinVia!  Login is whschaps. Password: library.    You can listen to them online, and soon you will be able to login with your id#.

To use Overdrive–check out these instructions!

  See Overdrive E-Books in our library here.    To check out an e-book, download the Overdrive app here or from Self Service.
Use your school email to do that and then launch the app and locate Westlake High School.  When you are ready to check out a book, your student ID number is your password–books will check out to you for one week.

If you need help, check out these  Tutorials for using Overdrive.

To use Follett e-books, follow these instructions!

  To see the books we own on our Follett Shelf, click here.   To check a book out, download the “Destiny Discover app” from Self Service.

Open the app and then add the login information:   For WHS, use the web address wbb08175.  To login, enter your student id number and the pword: read.  (Staff-enter your user number which you can obtain from library staff).

Other e-book options:

We also have e-books from other publishers in our library catalog.  Browse all 600 of our e-book titles in our catalog here.  Under “material type” select “ebooks” to see the list.

For AUDIOBOOKS, check out the Librivox site.

****We also have ebooks available from Britannica eSTAX ebooks and Ebsco ebooks.  Many of these are nonfiction/research titles.

Want some reading recommendations? Check out these  Recommended Reading Lists:

WHS Junior AP informal reading list:  Junior reading list

Our  former ninth grade library assistant, Ms. Malesa, created this book trailer site of reading recommendations  http://storiesfromthecloud.blogspot.com/

Other cool teen reading sites

Stories from the Cloud (multimedia book trailers and recommendations created by our former NGC library assistant, Ms. Malesa.)

Reading Rants (for some out of the ordinary reading)

Good Reads (for some great book suggestions and a reading community)

Teen Reads. com (interviews, book suggestions, tons of book news)

YA Books and More (book trailers!)