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 Marshall Library - click below to see the Library Google site!

​​​New Marshall MS Library Home Page​                          students select books in Marshall Library

    Library Hours for Students:  8:35 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

     Library Telephone:  815-490-5400

                                     X 34020 Circulation Desk

                                     X 34009 Office

     Loan Periods:  5th Grade Students:         1 week

                             6/7/8th Grade Students:  2 weeks

​​ School supplies clip artSchool Store is open during the library's hours and is located at the Library's Circulation Desk.


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Destiny Online Library Catalog​​
Search Marshall's catalog and all district school libraries without logging in.

Destiny login 
Destiny Login for "One Stop Research Shopping": eBooks, databases and extensive "Best Choice" Websites.

Login to Destiny through the link above using your District user name and password.
  1. Search Keyword through Destiny catalog.
  2. Click on either "Websites" or "One Search" white tabs on top right hand side.
  3. Use limiters to search for age range, domain type, language and specific resources, such as videos, images, etc.
  4. Click on the database icons to see specific pages drop down.


 Featured Books


Library Guides

Check out eBooks

Follett Shelf- eBook Checkout

How to access and check out eBooks

Accessing eBooks.pdf

Saving to the Student Cloud from Home/School and Accessing Anywhere

Student Cloud Services.pdf

Citation Resources

Citations Worksheet.pdf

Works Cited Examples.pdf

Online Citing Tools

Citation Machine

Purdue Owl

Illinois Book Awards​

Illinois Bluestem Readers' Choice Book Award, Grades 3-5

Bluestem Award logo

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award, Grades 4-8

What's New at the Library?

Other Book Awards

Jane Addams Children's Book Award


Newbery Award
Newbery Award 


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Thurgood Marshall School Library's Mission and Vision

The mission of the library program is to equitably support and promote the intellectual, social, and personal development of all students by:

  1. Providing physical and intellectual access to information in both print and digital formats in a welcoming, stimulating, and safe environment.
  2. Providing instruction, learning strategies, technology, and practice in using ideas and information for effective learning.
  3. Integrating the library program throughout every student's education by collaboration and advocacy.

The library's vision is to enrich learning and literacy in the Gifted Academy ​community that leads to high academic achievement, critical thinking, in-depth learning, ethical use of information, and collaboration throughout the school.

Contact the Library

Questions? Book donations? Suggest a book for our library? Please contact us at 815-490-5400.​​

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