Welcome to SSS Virtual Learning Commons!
The library is a a dynamic learning space where students spend time reading a good book, completing homework, playing games and researching. Students will find variety of books and magazines in the library. Below are some useful sites students and staff can access from home!
-- Homework & Research Help page from Smithers Public Library
Students have free access to Smithers Public library including audio books, ebooks and magazines (via Libby) and databases.
You will find Office 365 under the Resources menu. Access your email or H drive from home with your student username and password.
You will World Book in the BC Digital Classroom under the Resources menu. While there check out the other great BC Digital Classroom databases! See library for username and passsword.
"We are an online space for Indigenous communities to share and promote language, oral culture and linguistic history."
--FNESC Indigenous Teaching Resources
pdfs of the books
--SD54 Indigenous Education page
Click an image to go to their websites!
Choose Smithers Secondary from the LIbrary menu. Browse SSS library shelves from home! We have 5,000 fiction (including Manga, Graphic Novels and some novels in French) and 5,000 nonfictin books.
Smithers Public Library is free for students!
Telkwa has a great middle-grade collection! Find their hours and location on their Facebook page.
Library Class Code: nkh7076
This online library of 40,000 books includes some middle-grade novels--including Wings of Fire (audio), I Survived and Orca Quick Reads. Accessible during school hours with the library code above.
--EbschoHost eBook Collection: Ebschost offers over 700 ebooks on a variety of topics. Full pdf download is available. How to Access: In BC Digital Classroom click on Ebschohost Directory of Databases and scroll to ebook collection near the bottom.
Search thousands of used bookstores to find a book
Find the next book in a series, upcoming books and see what is popular.
--Les Plan What in the World Online: is a photocopiable current events resource, published in English and French, for Canadian students in grades 5 through 7 (Level 1) and grades 8 through 10 (Level 2). See library for user name and password.
--SSS Media Browser: Here you will find the digitized VHS videos avaliable to stream. See the library for the user name and password to access this resource.
--Virtual Reality (not working as of Oct 13/22)
--3D printer: sign up in the library. Please come in the morning to ensure your item is printed by the end of the day. Find pre-made project files at www.thingyverse.com
--Education Technology from School Distrcit 54: Lern what Ed-Tech the district offers. Include Drones, Dot-Dash Robots among other items.
--Minecraft for Education: can be used on your home computer.