Library resources at PVSchools

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    PVSchools is proud to offer a host of library resources for our students – both in hard copy and as ebooks. We use a system called Follett Destiny for library (media center) resources district-wide.

Destiny Discover

  • Destiny Discover (sometimes called Follett Destiny) is your school's web-based library catalog and resource that can be used from any device that is connected to the internet. It allows you to:

    • see 24/7 all of the books — both hard copies in print and digital eBooks — available at your school
    • view book information, including copies available at the site, a description of the book, reading level, and reviews
    • see suggestions of related subjects
    • make a list of book selections
    • create a bibliography from a booklist with a touch of a button
    • write reviews
    • view your Destiny account and more

    To find out what's available at your school, go to Destiny Discover. You can explore Destiny Discover as a guest by clicking on a school name to see book titles available at that site. To access, students and staff log in after clicking on their school name. Look for "Log in" in the upper right-hand corner. Click on the blue button "Paradise Valley Single Sign On Log In for Library Parons" on the left side of the log in page.

eBooks and other digital resources

  • Destiny Discover is also PVSchools resource for ebooks and other digital material. Students and staff can see available ebooks and download them to any electronic device using the Destiny Discover app. Find your device. Access to a wide variety of digital (eBook) titles can be enjoyed on multiple types of electronic devices. Access to the Destiny Discover eBooks resource is free for all PVSchools students and staff. Parents may also receive a free Destiny Discover eBook account by contacting their student's school library.

    To check out an eBook, or create a citation for a digital resource, students and staff must log in after clicking on their school name from Destiny Discover, and looking for "Log In" in the upper right hand corner. Click on the blue button "Paradise Valley Single Sign On Log In for Library Patrons" on the left side of the log in page.