WHS Library Kiosks

Thanks to the Westminster High School PTSA, the WHS Library now has six kiosks optimized for your convenience.


WHS Library Kiosk’s are:

  • Open to all without login
  • Intended for quick access to collection

Look up books

  • When logged in:

Put books on hold
Recommend books
Print book lists
Print MLA formatted lists

  • Printing Microsoft Office documents and presentations
  • Accessing your Google Account



Reading Links to Explore




“Some people will lie, cheat, steal and back-stab to get ahead… and to think, all they have to do is READ.”
 - Fortune





Websites and Links on Reading

Top Titles at WHS

  • Thirteen reasons why by Jay Asher
  • The Fallen by Paul Langan
  • Perk of being a wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • A child called “It”: one child’s courage to survive by David J. Pelzer
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • Diary of a wimpy kid: cabin fever by Jeff Kinney
  • The Chocolate war by Robert Cormier
  • Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien







SaSsi: Series and Sequels Information

The WHS Library would like to show off our newly revamped “Series and Sequels” WordPress site called: SaSsi.

Click on Series and Sequels on the Reader Resources menu.
(right side, 5th box down)

This site lists books in a series by author.  We will be posting new series books as they arrive.

Here is the direct link: http://www.whslions.net/series_and_sequel/


YALSA’s Teen Book Finder

appscreenshot_webYALSA’s Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past three years’ of YALSA’s awards and lists on their smartphone.

Have an iPod Touch, an iPhone or an iPad? Download the app now!

App features include:

  • a homepage featuring three titles from the database, refreshed each day
  • the ability to search for books by author, title, award/list year, genre, by award, and by booklist
  • a Find It! button, powered by the OCLC WorldCat Search API, that will show users where to find the book in a nearby library
  • a Favorites button, to create an individualized booklist
  • the ability to share books from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook

An Android version of the app is planned for later in 2013.

The app is funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The app was developed by Ora Interactive.

Have a question or comment about the app or want to report a bug? Contactyalsa@ala.org.

Scan and Download

Use this QR Code to get the app today!

QR Code generator

Source: “YALSA’s Teen Book Finder”, American Library Association, January 26, 2012.

http://www.ala.org/yalsa/products/teenbookfinder (Accessed March 28, 2013)

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Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher


WHS Library has several copies available on the “New Books” display


Author Event

HB Reads presents author Jay Asher for a discussion and signing of Thirteen Reasons Why. The event will be held at the Huntington Beach High School Gym. More info: www.hbreads.org
Thursday March 21, 2013 7:00 PM
Huntington Beach
Bella Terra, 7881 Edinger Ave. #110, Huntington Beach, CA 92647, 714-897-8781



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