Gloucester County Public Schools provides a number of web-based research and reference resources for student, teacher, staff, parent, and community use.

Accessible to students and teachers during the day at school, these also can be used from home or any computer with internet access.
 
Please check with your school's media specialist for usernames-passwords and/or assistance

 
Accelerated Reader Program

This popular, dynamic program is in use at all GCPS elementary and middle schools and the 9th grade at GHS. Accelerated Reader offers students the option to read above or below his/her grade level so that they can achieve success in their reading program. Here's how it works.


Students select books appropriate to his/her reading level.
Later he/she takes a content/comprehension quiz for which points are awarded.
Each school has its own "recognition" program. Reading is Fun Image
Have questions? Check with your school's Library Media Specialist.
 
Librarian & Media Specialist Resources

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School Media Center Web Sites
Accelerated Reader Quiz Options

Students at all Gloucester County Public schools may take any designated AR book quiz
even if the book isn't actually part of that library's current collection.
AR quiz titles are so numerous (& increasing @ a rate of 200 per week) that a complete list can't be published here. Use the online AR Bookfinder to search for quizzes by author, readability level, point value, and topic.

AR BookFinder

Elementary School Library/Media Specialists
Abingdon Elementary Michelle Davis 804-642-9799
Achilles Elementary Jaime Abbondanzo 804-642-9254
Bethel Elementary Kim Hogge 804-693-0928
Botetourt Elementary Renee Bains 804-693-1420
Petsworth Elementary Patricia Flanary 804-693-1242

Secondary Schools Library/Media Specialists  

Page Middle School Shannon Kerr 804-693-2540
Peasley Middle Elizabeth Southall 804-693-2752, 1273
Gloucester High Wrenn Kibler
                           Jessica North 804-693-7663, 7657

Please use and enjoy...
Destiny

School Card Catalogue ONLINE 

Available only from school.

eMediaVA

Virginia's premier statewide digital media distribution system featuring the best "purpose-built" educational content available. 
Brought to you by the Virginia Public Media Stations and PBS.

Renaissance Place

Web access to Accelerated Reader Quizzes---from school only!

World Book Online

Find it VA

Explore Free Online Resources from Your Local Virginia Public Library

iBookstore Search
Search the i Book Store for your favorite books.
Online Book Search

Google Book Search
Search the latest index of books and find great books you can preview and read for free.

 
GCPS Library Media Centers

Gloucester County Schools provides a number of web-based research and reference resources for student, teacher, staff, parent, and community use. Accessible to students and teachers during the day at school, these also can be used from home --or any computer with Internet access.  Please check with your school's media specialist for usernames-passwords and/or assistance.
Storyline Online
  
Essential Books for Kids and Teens from Common Sense Media