Librarian/Media Specialist/Textbooks

Media Center Announcements

What's New in the Library
We are in full swing for the 2016-2017 SY!  We have lots of new books that are now available for checkout.  Please feel free to drop by any time; we will be happy to recommend books and answer any questions that you may have.

The next Baking Bookworms meeting will be on: November 22nd
The next Battle of the Books meeting will be on: November 15th


  • Please present ID CARD when checking out books.
  • 3 books may be checked out at a time.
  • Books are checked out for 2 weeks with renewals available.
  • FINES are $.10 per school day, per book.
  • If you have overdue books and/or fines, you may not check out additional books until cleared.
  • Overdue/fines notices will be distributed periodically through Language Arts classes.
  • Take care of all checked out library materials. You will be charged for any damages. If the item is no longer usable, you will be charged a replacement fee.
  • A QUIET work environment is expected at all times (whisper and keep your talking to a minimum or you will be asked to leave).
  • Leave ALL backpacks and bags in the backpack room provided at the entrance.
  • FOOD, DRINK, and GUM are NOT PERMITTED inside the library.
  • Help us keep our facility neat and clean by placing books on the shelving carts provided.
  • Library computer use is available on a first come first serve basis and must be signed up for at the circulation desk.
  • RRPS District Computer use policies must be followed, for example : COMPUTERS ARE FOR EDUCATIONAL USE ONLY - NO GAMES, STREAMING VIDEO, EMAIL, ETC.
  • Printing costs 10 cents per page for black and white; copies 50 cents per page for color copies.

Databases & Resource Sites

use these to create a works cited page or bibliography
Easy Bib   
works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago citation.

Knight Cite Bibliography generator
Just fill in the blanks to create a correctly formation citation in various formats.

El Portal is a collection of databases that is offered at no charge to residents of New Mexico. It is available 24/7 at home or at school.

databases and reference ebooks

link to our school library catalog and the public library

EBooks or electronic books you can read online or check out.
MACKIN VIA (click here)    Follett   
easy access to our ebooks and databases in one convenient location.
School -Rio Rancho Middle School
Login - rrms
pw - phoenix

To check out e-books:
Login: your student id number
Password: rrps

MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS and Free District Research Resources 
Safe Search/Online Resource Portal including Google Scholar and other online research databases and sites.

Newspapers in education program provides us access to the Journal to promote literacy and create intelligent and informed community members. Click on the e-journal tab and use the following login information to access.
username - chslibrary
password- stormcoming
Gale Infotrac Periodical Database
current academic and popular magazines

Cool Websites

Fantastic Fiction
Use this website to figure out the order of books in a series and to see what is coming out next from your favorite authors.

Type in the titles of books to see what Lexile level they are.

Document Container
Name Modified User Size

Database descriptions.pdf 28 June, 2016 10:51 AM gurvir.grewal 102 KB
MayJune2016.pdf 28 June, 2016 10:51 AM gurvir.grewal 2.25 MB