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Libraries are for Everyone at Cherokee Heights! Las bibliotecas son para todos.

Battle of the Books 2020

Congratulations to our 7th Grade Battle of the Books Team- MMSD Champions!  Team members include Abby, Faith, Maddie, and Maxine.

Congratulations to our 6th Grade Battle of the Books Team- 2nd Place in the MMSD competition!  Team members include Mirabel, Mae, Josephine, and Aela.

BLM - What Can We Do? Books that can help

Have you read Jason Reynold's 'Ghost'? This is the friend who the story is based on

Newbery Winners 2020 - hover over pictures to see description of each

NBC Nightly News Kids Edition

Don't have a Public Library Card? Get a virtual one for free!

Click on card to sign up for a virtual library card. [You DON'T need one if you already have a library card]

NEW NEWS: MPL is doing CURBSIDE PICK-UP OF BOOKS, and phone help. You have to put the book on hold, and the libraries are NOT doing inter-library loans, so you will have to pick up at the library that has your book. More info here.

Cherokee Library Media Specialist

  • Favorite novelist:  Jane Austen
  • Favorite social media platform:  Snapchat
  • Favorite short-story author:  Rudyard Kipling
  • Favorite poets:  Poe, Whitman, and Frost
  • YA series:  Harry Potter (I'm old school)
  • Favorite tv. show:  This Old House
  • Book I am recommending right now:  Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
  • Hobbies:  Camping, kayaking, and of course RUNNING
  • I am celebrating my 35th year as an educator!!!!!

What is Ms. McCarthy Reading?

Smithsonian Virtual Tours

PBS Wisconsin At Home Learning

MMSD Chromebook Take Home Policy

Xello - student access

Ebooks and Audiobooks for your Chromebook

Sora Icon

SORA: The student reading app

Log in with your student ID # and network password

View this slideshow for instructions on how to use SORA.

Search Our Library Catalog!

Search Titles Search Authors Search Subjects Search Keywords Search Series

MMSD Online Resources

Online Resources - For more resources click on the Books tab, Databases tab, or the #Create tab in this Library Portal

All Subjects







Biliteracy Reading Spanish

Social Studies





What were the most frequently challenged books in the U.S. in 2019?

We have #s 1,2,3,8,9 in our LMC, and the biography version of #6. The others are either picture books (4,5,6) or an adult book (#7)

School-Approved Games

Free Rice

Learn new words to help end world hunger!

FreeRice website logo

Digital Compass

Fun games to learn digital citizenship

Digital compass "Anywhere" logo including characters from the website inside the bubble letters

Brain Teasers

Games to grow your brain

Cartoon image of a brain with moving vehicles on it


Answers to fascinating questions you've never thought to ask

Wonderopolis logo

Magnetic Poetry

Move magnetic words to create your own poetic masterpieces

pile of Magentic Poetry word magnets


Google Maps Treks

Explore thrilling parts of the world you've never even heard of

Four places (including their names and country) that you can explore using google maps treks

More Games

ISTE Standards- Why Chromebooks Are Important Learning Tools

Book Trailers

Need Tech. Help? Ms. McCarthy to the Rescue!


SYNC Audiobooks for Teens

AudioFile Sync Audiobooks for Teens


SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Available April 30 through July 29, 2020, SYNC will give away two complete audiobooks  a week--pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Register for SYNC and sign up for email or text alerts at

Logging On To Your Chromebook

More Fun Stuff

Recommended Reading and Viewing: Authors and Stories

Spanish Library Portal

Find the Lexile for Your Book

Hot Teen Reads!

Tech. Behavior Procedures for Students

New Releases at Cherokee