Library Media Center

Last Updated: 3/15/2021 4:08 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 email Ms. O'Daniel at


START HERE  for an introduction to Destiny Discover and MackinVIA.

Destiny Discover logo image Click here to enter Destiny Discover.

Why visit DESTINY DISCOVER, our new book collection platform?
1. To search our collection for books. You will be impressed with the many popular & award-winning titles in our collection. 
2. To explore MackinVIA for access to our NEW FREE EBOOK AND AUDIOBOOK COLLECTION.  It is AMAZING!  Can't visit the library? No problem! JHHS students may now check out ebooks and audiobooks online. Look for the MackinVIA icons near the top of the Destiny Discover platform.
3. To request a print book for checkout. Arrangements may be made for you to request and pick up a print library book at JHHS.


More Links & Resources

BEST BOOKS LISTS Want reading recommendations? Take a look at awards & honors lists here.
The JHHS LMC has almost every title listed here.

AP Literature & AP Language Reading List

Audible - All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.while schools are closed due to Covid-19. 

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

Books in a Series 

Digital Library Card from Hardin County Public Library - Learn more here.

Hardin County Public Library

 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.

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.

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NEW TeenBookCloud FREE ebooks and audio books via KY Virtual Library

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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.