John Stanford Library at Ballard High School
Academic Achievement for every student by ensuring that they are effective users of ideas and information
We are so excited for the new school year! We wish you much success in your classes and look forward to seeing you in the library.
- Please return overdue textbooks and library books from last year. You want to start the new school year with a clean slate!
- The Library is open to students before and after school and during lunch.During class time, students need a pass from their teachers to come to the library if they are not coming in with their class.
- Visitors are welcome. Please get a vistor pass from the Main Office.
- We got over 200 new books over the summer! If you need a good read, come in and check them out!
The library is on twitter! twitter.com/BeaverReaders
|Books - Find your next book to read
BHS Library Catalog
|Your Next Read
YA Books Central
Teen Ink - Teen book reviews
Seattle Public Library's Books for Teens
Seattle Public Library Catalog
|New York Times Book Review
Barnes and Noble
Start Your Research
|Quick Links to Databases
Access to these databases is automatic from school computers. For off-campus access see the librarian, or go to Password Information for Online Resources (requires SPS login)
|Encyclopedias & General Reference||eLibrary
Greenwood Skills Center
Gale Virtual Reference Library
|Newspapers, Magazines & Journals||eLibrary
Facts on File:
|Quick Links to Scholarly Journals
Access to these journals is automatic from school computers. For off-campus access see the librarian, or go to Password Information for Online Resources (requires SPS login)
|English & Language Arts|
|English Journal, High school edition
English Language and Literature Studies
Studies in English Literature, 1500 - 1900
|American Government||Federal Government Documents and Publications
Spectrum: The Journal of State Government
|United States History||The Journal of African American History
Journal of American Ethnic History
The Journal of American History
|World History||Journal of World History|