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Welcome to the MDHS Library Page!   

Access our library here


Our Library catalogue is online!

Destiny is the automation system that is used by the libraries in the Avon Maitland District School Board. Our faculty and students have had access through any workstation at school using a web browser on the internet. Our patrons can now access and search online from the comfort of home or wherever an Internet connection is available. This means that parents can assist students to search for materials that will create a better learning experience for their children.

To start searching follow the link to the catalogue. Select the Catalog tab on the top right and enter term(s) to start a search. You can narrow the search by choosing the appropriate button. 


EBOOKS are available to be signed out anytime. Books are checked out using your school computer login.
MDHS library has over 80 Ebooks. Click on the FollettShelf tab on the left to browse the collection.
To download an Ebook you will need the DestinyDiscover app.

Destiny Discover

Audiobooks are also available.


Parents! We have resources for you too! Access our parent resources here.

The MDHS library is open from 8:30 to 3:30 every day.

We are also open every day at lunch.

Please come in and borrow magazines and books, computer surf, play board games or just enjoy a quiet sit in the reading room.

If there is a good book you are looking for and it is not in the library make a recommendation.


Library Policies

No food or drink.

Computers are for school-related use only- NO social networking or games.

Loan period- 2 weeks

Overdue books are charged 10 cents/day- Fines must be paid by the end of the school year.


Parent Lending Library


Research Help

Below you will find useful links and databases when looking for information.


Search Description

Username and Password



Information you can trust, all in one place!  Many great searchable databases sorted by subject area.  Academic OneFile, Agriculture Collection, LegalTrac, Science in Context, Student Edition - K-12, and many more! A wide variety of Ebooks are also available here.


Please see Librarian for password.

Teen Health and Wellness  

Teen Health and Wellness is an award winning database designed to meet the needs of teenagers in the areas of health, fitness, alcohol, drugs, mental health, family life, and more. No topic is off-limits and information is provided from a medical viewpoint, so students can discretely locate information that they know is accurate and reliable.

Please see Librarian for password.


This database contains fiction titles for all ages, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and articles.

Please see Librarian for password.

Britannica Online 

An easy to use research resource with videos, photos, interactive maps and over 500 000 links to articles, websites and periodicals.

Please see Librarian for password. 




Canadian Statistics at your fingertips.   With E-STAT you can generate dynamic tables, customize graphs and maps using Statistics Canada's Census of Population and socioeconomic data.





Career Cruising  



Online tools to help you plan your education and career path.





Canadian Points of View Reference Centre 

This full-text database is designed to provide students with resources that present multiple sides of a current issue–containing information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers. Each topic includes an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument) and Critical Thinking Guide.


Please see Librarian for password.


On this website, you can search by job or company and find openings anywhere in the world. They also have a lot of information on salaries and interview feedback from people who previously interviewed for the position you may be looking at.

Free Resume Templates

Resume tips and free professional resume templates you can personalize.



Wise Old Sayings

one of the oldest collections of wise quotes, proverbs and sayings gathered from all over the world



Research Help! 

How to write a bibliography and NOT plagiarize!

A Research Guide for Students

E-book on using proper citations with MLA


How to Avoid Plagiarism

Citation Machine

Source It!

Our Favourite Websites

Prezi allows users to create presentations live and on the web.


Pixton, Online comic creator
Wordle is a tool for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide.
Glogster allows users to create posters with photos, text, video and even music.  Poster yourself with a Glog! 
Aviary has many free creation tools, such as photo editing and much more! 

Everything a person could need from the Internet all in one place. 

Plus, keep track of sites you like here.


With a library of over 2400 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 125 practice excercises, Khan is on a mission to help you learn whatever you want, whenever you want, at your own pace

At StumbleUpon you can channel surf the Internet that is relevant to you, save and share your favorite places. 



Other Useful Links









95 Frances St.
R.R. #5 Mitchell, ON
N0K 1N0

Phone: 519-348-8495
Fax: 519-348-4224

Principal: P. Goetz
Vice-Principal: J. Hohner