Remote Access to Library Resources

The library is open 24 hours a day all year long! For any problems accessing school or public library materials, please contact Ms. Shanker.

Check your library account

To see which library books you have checked out, follow these directions.

Personalized Book Recommendations

Have you run out of books to read? Fill out this form and we’ll send you some recommendations.

DHMS Library Ebooks

We have thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks for you to check out. Please follow these directions to access the library’s online books. You can also watch these videos for instruction on how to access books via Destiny Discover and MackinVIA.

Destiny Discover:

MackinVIA:

APS Library databases

All of our databases are accessible through the Canvas app. Please click here for directions on how to do this. If you are having trouble using the Canvas app, you can access Canvas on a web browser. You can watch a video about this below.

Magazines

We use an online magazine service called Flipster. Students should download the Flipster app from the app catalog. The username and password are available in an announcement on your DHMS class Canvas course. You can also send Ms. Shanker a message through Canvas or email her.

Arlington Public Library

All residents of Arlington are eligible for a free public library card. Apply for one here or see Ms. Shanker. Once you have your card, you can access all of the library’s electronic resources from home. These include ebooks, e-audiobooks, databases, and magazines. See the video below for how you can access ebooks from the public library on your school iPad.

Arlington County residents also have access to free library cards at many of the surrounding counties and cities. Click on the links below to apply for library cards online. Most counties/cities have waived the need for you to visit in person to access their electronic collections.

SYNC – Free audiobooks

sync audiobook service
SYNC
is a free audiobook service for teens. Through the end of the summer, students can access two free audiobooks each week. Students must use a personal device to access these titles. The app is not available on their school iPads.