Library Media Center

Last Updated: 4/20/2022 2:28 PM

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Ms. Jan O'Daniel 
Library Media Specialist

Mrs. Aurora Selbe
Library Media Clerk

Have a question or need assistance?  Don't hesitate to drop by the library to speak with Ms. O'Daniel, or email her at

BIG NEWS ABOUT THE BIG READ! The BIG READ is back this year and is scheduled for Thursday, May 5 from 5:30-7:30pm. It's time to sign up and to begin reading your Big Read book selection!
Click here for info and for access to the BIG READ book list. Don't miss out on this awesome event!

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Click here to enter Destiny Discover, our new library catalog platform.
*If the above Destiny Discover link does not work for you, please clear the cache and cookies on your device and then try again.  This should correct any problems you have.

More Links & Resources--

Hardin County Public Library Youth Services - May Calendar of Events

 Kentucky Virtual Library  
*The Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) provides high-quality library and information resources to all Kentuckians to support information literacy, college and career readiness, academic research, test prep, and lifelong learning. KYVL is FREE! *See or email Ms. O'Daniel for the id and password for home access.

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LearningExpress  - Set up a free account for access to ACT, SAT, PSAT, & AP test prep. *See or email a Ms. O'Daniel for the id and password for home access. Also, see the LearningExpress menu for a wealth of other FREE resources.

Opposing Viewpoints Database (Gale in Context) *See or email Ms. O'Daniel for the id and password for home access.

TIME- The 100 Best YA Books of All Time  The JHHS library has nearly every one of these titles. 

AP Literature & AP Language Reading List (Ms. Moore's lists)

Big Read 2019 VIDEO! We did not host a 2020 Big Read due to Covid. We WILL host a Big Read this year!

Hardin County Public Library

Purdue OWL

Ready Reference  A Collection of Useful Websites 

Research and Citation Help - Don't plagiarize! Be sure to credit your sources! Find help here.

Website Evaluation




LMC Program Goals


  • To promote information literacy, which is the ability to locate, evaluate, select, and utilize information in various formats.
  • To provide intellectual and physical access to materials in various forms.
  • To provide instruction to foster success and interest in reading, viewing, evaluating, and using information and ideas.
  • To stimulate and encourage the enjoyment of reading and learning.
  • To support the educational mission and goals of John Hardin High School.