Library/Media Department

Danielle Romero Dagounis
Email Danielle Romero Dagounis
973.457.2506 ext. 3037

The essential intent of the School District of the Chathams is to discover and grow the gifts within each child. The Library/Media Department accomplishes this intent by fostering a love of reading and developing information literacy skills which will enable our students to think critically and become ethical and responsible members of society.

School Library Sites


Destiny Discover/Follett Destiny is the District's Library Catalog System.

For access to our Library Catalog, please click on the image below.

Destiny Discover logo

Please click on the links below to access additional library-related materials and resources.

K-3 PebbleGo
A curriculum-connected research tool for elementary schools.
Please see your library/media specialist to get your school's username and password.

K-3 MackinVIA
K-3 eBooks & Audiobooks
Students will login with their district username and password after clicking "Log in for Students."

Reading & Educational Sites for Students

  • ReadKiddoRead - James Patterson's site for reading and helping studenst discover books of interest.

  • Biblionasium - Community website where students share their book selections.  Requires free membership. 

  • - Library of Congress children site

  • Wonderopolis - Site for exploring curiosities and wonder

  • Scholastic - Scholastic Magazine's kids's site

  • Franklin Institute – Guided tours, information – history behind the planetarium and the different exhibits - future exhibits previewed

  • (Kid Friendly Search Engine)  Search engine for kids powered by Google (kid friendly, with filters)

  • National Geographic -  Multimedia site with great science experiment and articles

Library of the Chathams
Public & School Library Resources
The Library of the Chathams has been working with the Library/Media Department to build a collection for our students.  Some content requires a library card.