Ms. Smelko- Librarian

Welcome to the McKinley Library


Reading Resources for Students...

You can now access the McKinley Library collection from your own iPad!  Click on the researcher link below, and check out the Search, Scout, Explore, and Browse features.  Each one has it's own function: 
Search- use this to find a specific title.
Scout- use this for general key word searches.  
Explore- use this for searching by genre. 
Browse- use this to "look" around at the library. 

Author Highlight

This month's featured author is:   Roald Dahl

Did you know that.... 
  1. Roald Dahl wrote 19 children's books?
  2. Was born in Llandaff, South Wales?
  3. Attended a boarding school as a boy?
  4. Wrote Television and Movie scripts ? (Matilda, The BFG, Willie Wonka, and more)
  5. LOVED to travel?

Come into the library to find out MORE about Roal Dahl, see his books that we have at McKinley.... ALL available for you to check out and read!! 

More Reading Resources for Students...

We have two additional resources for kids to read at home, in school, or wherever they may have their iPads!   The first program is called Axis 360, and the second is Open Ebooks .  Find the links and instructions below.

Even More Reading Resources for Students...

The Reddick Library also offers digital books and media for McKinley students.  You can apply for an ecard or use a current library account.


Maggie Smelko
815-433-1907 ext. 4007

Book Reviews and Previews!

Hello Mustangs! 
Check out the links below to see book previews from the McKinley Library!

 Keep reading!