Jim Ned Middle School Library

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
All middle school students visit the library weekly with their reading or language arts teacher.

Checkout Policy
* 3 books per student, checked out for 2 weeks at a time.
* Students who have current charges for lost books may only check out one book at a time.

Reading Incentive Programs
Accelerated Reader (Renaissance Learning)
JNMS encourages reading with the Accelerated Reader program.  We now have access to over 180,000 quizzes from Renaissance Learning (AR).  Students may work toward participation in our May Hooky Day by earning 200 points by May 1, maintaining 85 or better quiz average, and passing all subjects.  The top three readers for the year will be recognized at the annual Awards Day.

Check for quizzes with AR Bookfinder:

10 x 10 Club
Students are required to join the 10 x 10 Club, where they will earn at least 20 nonfiction points by reading books from all 10 Dewey categories.  You can use this form to keep track of the books you have read:

10 x 10 Form


Click Here

Use the catalog to search the JNMS library for specific titles, authors or subjects.  Login using your 6-digit student ID as both user name and password.  After login, you will be able to create permanent lists, place holds, check out eBooks, or look up your library record for current checkouts, fines and overdues.

TexQuest Resources for
Jim Ned Middle School

Learning Express
Learn 360
ProQuest SIRS Discoverer

We currently have over 325 eBooks in the JNMS library, as well as approximately 30 audiobooks.  Many of these are for students doing research, but we also have some classics and current titles for pleasure reading.  These are all available for check-out by students and teachers.

1.  If you plan to download a book to your mobile device, you must have the free Follett Destiny Read app, available from the App store or Google Play.

2.  Login to Destiny Discover using your 6-digit student number as both user name and password.  Scroll down to the eBooks and Audiobooks ribbons, where you can browse titles.

3.  Click on the title of your choice.  Then you can read online or check out and download to your mobile device (with the free Follett Destiny Read app).

eBooks and audiobooks will be returned automatically at the end of the circulation period.

Download the Destiny Read app for all your devices here.
Learn how to use the Destiny Read app here.
This citation tool is easily integrated with Google Drive and Google Classroom to create citations automatically.

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