Information on West's Library/Technology Program

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE – 2016

To open a digital copy of the Buffalo Summer Reading Challenge, click on the link to the pdf below.

Buffalo Summer Reading Challenge 2016

THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR

Parents: Click on the “FAQs for Parents” tab above to access information about the Library-Technology program.

The Library

The library has an extensive print collection of fiction, non-fiction, and reference books, as well as many videos.Six computer workstations allow students to take A.R. quizzes in the library and access Destiny Quest online public access catalog (OPAC) for locating books in West’s library. Students can also use WorldBook Online.

Our Destiny Quest OPAC is accessible from any networked computer in the school, and is also searchable from home. Clicking on the image below will take you directly to a screen where you can access West Library’s online catalog. Search by author, title, keyword, or series.

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The Computer Lab

31 Windows 7 O.S. Dell computers with a broadband connection comprise the student lab in Room 309. Internet sites are filtered in compliance with the Child Internet Protection Act (CIPA), and students are taught safe surfing skills. Student software includes the 2007 Microsoft Office suite. We use a variety of web-based programs to augment the network software.

Free Homework Help

Click on the image below to access free tutoring help, Sunday-Thursday, 2 p.m. – 11 p.m.

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