Red Land Library

Welcome to the Red Land Library!


                 Photo Credit:  Giselle Gonzalez, Red Land senior                                                             

 Library Hours 7:20 - 3:00

   The Red Land High School Library is a 

   technology-oriented research library that is 

   geared toward preparing our students to use 

   information in today's global community while 

   promoting literacy.       


Library Staff:

Mrs. Christine Metcalfe, Librarian

Mrs. Sheri Pressel, Library Secretary 

      (Days 1, 3 and part of day 5) 

We Loan

Books and magazines for two weeks

eBooks for 2 weeks or unlimited users

Reference books approved by library staff

DVDs for one week

It is helpful if students bring their I.D. card to sign out materials.

Database Descriptions

The library databases can also be used from home with Internet access. See a librarian for usernames and passwords.

Doing some Research?

     Consider these Resources.

  • Red Land Library Catalog is for locating books, ebooks, and non-print resources in the Red Land High School Library.
  • ProQuest has national and international newspapers, some PA papers, magazines and scholarly journals.  Most resources are full-text.
  • Gale Group Resources include Research in Context (provided by Power Library) covers topics in literature, history (U.S. and world), biography, science and social studies, Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a rich database for social including different opinions, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. 
    U.S. History in Context covers the U.S. from pre-Colonial to the present with articles and primary resources.
  • Power Library offers, AP Images, Contemporary Authors, GREENR, Consumer Health Complete, Gale resources (including Research in Context), and the PA statewide library catalog.
  • CultureGrams contains information about countries, states, famous people, photos and recipes.
  • Salem Health has information about disorders, diseases, causes, symptoms, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, and biology including sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and prescription medicines.
  • Internet is packed with resources good, bad and interesting!  Pick out a search engine, create a specific search,  and evaluate the information.  Also, check out the library "Sites for Classes" subject links!

High Interest, Fast Reads: 

  •  Orca Books contains over 60 full-text ebooks from Orca Publishers available to download or read online.

Flex Time

All students are welcome to obtain a pass from a librarian, or the library secretary, to use the library during flex. Flex passes are written each day in the morning before the first period class.

Students may obtain a research pass from their subject teacher to use the library during their flex.


Library Magazines:

Car & Driver
Consumer Reports
Outdoor Life
Pennsylvania Angler & Boater
Pennsylvania Fish and Game
Pennsylvania Game News
Shonen Jump
Sky and Telescope (gift Rick Fahnestock)
US Weekly 
Back issues are also available to check out. 

Good Reads

Blood Will Tell  
      by April Henry
 book cover
      by Brandon Mull
 book cover

Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love 

   by Myron Uhlberg
book cover 

Fantastic Fiction

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto   
      by Mitch Albom
 book cover
Mila 2.0 
      by Debra Driza
 book cover

The Day Before 

   by Lisa Schroeder
book cover 

Notable Non-Fiction

Outcast United:
the Story of a Refugee Soccer Team
 by Warren St. John
 book cover
Small Steps:
the Year I Got Polio 
   by Peg Kehret
 book cover

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler 

   by Phillip Hoose
book cover 
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