End of Semester

Hi Bronte!

As we are nearing the end of our 2016-2017 school year, we would like to post some reminders:

  • Please return all library books to the library ASAP
  • Please return all textbooks DURING EXAM WEEK ONLY to G33
  • Please pay any outstanding printing fees ($0.10/page)
  • We have extended Library hours to assist you in studying:
    • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    • Mon-Thurs 7:00pm-9:00pm
    • Sat-Sun 1pm-4pm

To help you de-stress, please enjoy some Stress Buster activities in the library! 🙂

Canadian Cloud Library

Access a NEW digital resource called the Canadian Cloud Library. This resource is geared toward supporting the Canadian History curriculum for secondary school students, but can also be utilized in a variety of subjects. This is great for projects and research, reference reading, searching for historical facts, as well as discovery and learning!

Here are the benefits of using the Canadian Cloud Library:

  • Access full-texts of new and recent books about 20th century Canadian history
  • High quality, relevant content
  • Locate original/primary source material (documents, speeches, photos, and more)
  • 1000s of visuals, photos, paintings, illustrations
  • All-Canadian content from knowledgable authors
  • Easy subject navigation
  • Search full-text, indexes, tables of contents, or all at once
  • Simultaneous multiple user access at all times to all books

Go to: https://canadiancloudlibrary.ca

Username: bronte

Password: bronte

Poetry and Short Story Reference Centre

Via EBSCO, we now have a NEW reference centre that has been added to our collection!! Students and teachers seeking reliable research on poets, short stories, and writers can now find this information here! This database contains a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays.

To learn more about the database, check out the following documents:  pssrc_flyer_postsale and pssrc_flyer_postsale

Blind Date with a Book


February is the month of love…for reading, that is. Choose a wrapped book based on your interests, check it out, and let the chemistry ignite between the two of you. Don’t judge a book by its cover! Trust us, you may find your literary soul mate <3


Photo credit: http://www.thomasmemoriallibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/blind-date.jpg

Workshop Survey

Please complete this survey so that we can provide you with more meaningful workshops. We want to know what you want to learn!

Here is the link: https://goo.gl/forms/dy2TOmPiKbK8h8813

Thank you for your participation 🙂


Edmodo Codes


Below are some important codes you will want to join if it applies to you:

Guidance edmodo code: nkddi2

Grades 9 and 10 edmodo code: fbdfef

Grade 11 edmodo code: jddzsk

Grade 12 edmodo code: n3if53

Community service edmodo code: isju2f

OSSLT Prep edmodo code: 8yhtih

English Help edmodo code: jcyxb8

Happy 2017!


Welcome to a new year and a new semester at Bronte College! Start the year off right by taking advantage of all the library has to offer. Services include help with printing, citations, research, homework, editing/proofreading, reading/writing, and more! During regular hours, the library is open from 8am-5pm as well as 7pm-9pm for Study Hall.


Best wishes for 2017!


Photo credit: http://www.birdstone.org/event/advance-happy-new-year-2017-images-quotes-wishes/289/

Extended Library Hours


In order to help you prepare for exams, the library will be open for extended study hours from 1pm-5pm this Saturday and Sunday. See you there!


Photo credit: http://www.chastainvets.com/blog/2012/march/reminder-extended-weekend-hours-.aspx