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Hello Westmount Families!

Below are resources for Westmount Students to have access to eBooks and Audiobooks.


SYNC AUDIOBOOKS

Every week, starting April 29, 2021, Sync Audibook will release one new title for teens to borrow and read all summer long. There is also a list of "Always Available" to choose from as well. In order to sign up, students can download the Sora app from the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store or read online at soraapp.com. To set up your account, please follow the step by step instructions created for you here: AudioFile Magazine - SYNC Sora Signup Success


Follett Shelf

The Interactive Media Commons (IMC) is part of the Foothills School Division. IMC has eBooks by Follett Shelf available for web based e-reading. To sign up please send an email with your (the students) first and last name with the subject line: Follett Shelf to hartsburgm@fsd38.ab.ca Please let Ms. Hartsburg know by May 14, 2021 if you would like access.




Welcome to the Westmount School Learning Commons with Ms. Hartsburg!

Click the link below to check out the new Learning Commons Google Site for all things Learning Commons at Westmount School.

Click here ► Learning Commons (google.com)

 



Welcome to OPAC!

We are delighted to announce Westmount's new Online Public Access Catalogue, otherwise known as OPAC!

OPAC is our new system for reserving books from our own Learning Commons. I will deliver student reserved books to their homeroom, or arrange a curb-side pick up for those that are online at home.

Each student will have a Learning Commons Code, which will be provided to their teacher and a library card will be printed out for each individual student. The password will be the same for every student, being Pass1630. You are unable to change your password, but please contact me if you have concerns or difficulties with your login. 

Student books can be taken home, and exchanged every 2 weeks.  Safety practices will be in place to ensure that the book(s) are in a sanitized condition when delivered to the student (patron), and all books will be quarantined prior to being shipped out to the next patron.

Students will be able to put a hold on the books they would like to read, so please return the books to Westmount School in a timely manner so that the next student may have the book.  For those students within Westmount classrooms, you may deliver your returns to your classroom.  To those working online from home, there will be a curb side drop off on select days (TBD).

Your link to the Westmount Learning Commons OPAC homepage is https://library.fsd38.ab.ca/Library/Home. Choose Westmount School in the drop down box on the top left hand side of the screen. Login using your pass code provided to you and use the password Pass1630.

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