714•893•1381          Contact Us          Bell Schedule          Portal Login

Online Resources

Teachers and students, please take advantage of the Orange County Public Library by getting your free library card.

Please email your favorite links to us at whslionslibrary@gmail.com.


General WHS Library Resources

Westminster High School Library website

WHS Lions Library Book Blog 

Discoveries: websites, apps, books, quotes, and any resources amazing and fun.

HBUHSD Book Blog

WHS Lions Library Teacher Blog

Online Databases and Resources

The Gale Group Username and Password: west60137

Gale Literary Index (free) 

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Username: hbuhsd Password: surfcity

Accelerated Reader and Star

Login as: Student

User Name: ID number
Password: first initial, last initial ID number

Orange County Public Library


California State Library

Orange County Public Library

Orange County Public Library Application

Orange County Public Library Online Databases

Huntington Beach Public Library

Library of Congress

Library of Congress Digital Reference Section

Library Standards

American Association of School Librarians – Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.

California Department of Education School Library Standards

Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

Libraries Matter

Every Student Succeeds Act

P21 Framework for 21st Century Learning

History/Social Science Sources

World Factbook

Annals of American History by Britannica Username: hbuhsd Password: surfcity

Internet History Sourcebooks Project – Paul Halsall

Khan Academy (Offers over 2400 free videos from arithmetic to physics, and finance)


United Nations

Awesome Stories: History

Library of Congress for Teachers

Language Arts

Writing Center Handouts and Links

Bartleby.com Great Books Online

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)



Reading and Book Selection Source

Library Association or ALA

Battle of the books

FVHS Book Blog 

Stephen Krashen

Krashen from 2004 presentation….http://www.sdkrashen.com/articles/pac5/all.html

Research Guide

Outstanding books for the College Bound and Lifetime Learners

Teens Read Too

Sustained Silent Reading

Response to Criticism of SSR

Link to Mrs. Rice Wiki page of SSR

National Reading Panel, SSR findings and more

Stephen Krashen

Textbook links


Textbook Links from FVHS


Norman Rockwell Digital Art Collection


Miscellaneous Amazing Sites

Digital Librarian

Westminster High School’s OCAD (Orange County Academic Decathlon)


Live Binders

Internet 4 Classrooms 

 California School Library Association: Tutorials


Free Printables from Education Oasis

Graphic Organizers