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Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:20 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:20am - 4:30pm

Due to covid-19, the library space will be closed to students. However, the library will be coming to you! Look for Mrs. Murdoch in the Maker Space room or in one of your classes. Read below to learn how to place a book on hold and have it delivered to you!


Welcome to the CNHMS Library Media Center! Thank you for visiting our website. Please visit often, and let me know how I can help you. Contact me anytime by email: mmurdoch@cpsctg.org
--Mrs. Murdoch


How to place a book on hold. Watch this video to learn how. Books are delivered on Mondays and Thursdays. Place a book on hold by Wednesday or Friday and have it delivered the next day!

Online Catalog

Follett Destiny Library Database

From home or from school, visit Destiny to search for books and electronic resources. You may also download eBooks to your iOS devices!

Remember to use your regular username and password when logging in (the one used for the network or PowerSchool).



Research & Reading Resources

The Capt. Nathan Hale School has a number of helpful resources available. Please click on the links below to access them. For those that need a password, please see Mrs. Murdoch in the library for a code or visit the CNH Library Classroom through your Google account.


Try these ebooks for research!


CultureGramsVisit Culture Grams Online to research all areas of the world.


Check out Britannica School for background information as well as some multimedia tools for learning. Check the CNH Library Google Classroom for the username and password.


CT State Library Database

Use ResearchItCT for research resources. At home the password is the barcode number on your public library card.

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Use Noodletools to help you cite sources and create a Works Cited page.


Nutmeg Books and other good choices

Nutmeg Book Award


CNH celebrates Nutmeg books every year, so find out what's new by visiting their website. Learn about the current nominees as well as past selections. Check out the 2021 Nutmegs here!


Juvenile Series and Sequels

Are you into a series and you want to know which book comes next? Check out the Series and Sequels website for information on book series.


LitpikCheck out Litpik for book reviews. Choose all books to read about a variety of titles that could be interesting to you!


Children's Book Reviews reviews books for all ages. Be sure to choose the level (tween or young adult) that is right for you! Check out the different lists they have available.



What Should I Read Next is a good choice if you have some ideas about what you like and it will make suggestions by genre too!


Leroy's Library is Mrs. Murdoch's blog about various books in the CNH Library. Check it out and let her know your suggestions for books to feature!


Here are a few more websites to explore. I'm sure you'll find something AWESOME!

Google Interland: Be internet awesome!

Wonderopolis: What are you wondering today?

NASA for kids: Be sure to check out the galleries and follow what's new in space.

Typing Club: 6th graders can sign in with Google and practice typing from home.

US Mint for Kids: Educational games, videos, and information from the National Mint.



CNH Library Tips

Need help logging in or using a tool, check out this Google doc for tips! You must use your cpsctg.org account for access.