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Welcome to St. Peter's Prep!

Mrs. Hermeline is excited to welcome you to the Siperstein Library! This site is a hub of information and resources to guide you through your time at Prep.

Our Winter and Spring 2023 hours are as follows: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00 PM, except under special circumstances. 

All students must adhere to the following policies while in the library:

1. No student may be in the library without a faculty or staff present.
2. No eating in the library.
3. You must be seated in a chair while in the library. 
4. You may not move chairs or any library furniture. 
5. No disruptive noises or behavior of any kind. 
6. You must be in dress code and follow all school rules outlined in the student handbook. 
If you do not comply with these policies, you may be asked to leave or face disciplinary action. 


Check out our NEW library search system, Ebsco Discovery. Search for print books, audiobooks, ebooks, databases, articles and videos below. 

You can also go straight to our Discovery Search HERE. Log in with your SPP Google Credentials. 

One Search

Search the catalog!

Want to go directly to our print catalog? Click on Access Destiny below!

Main Research Databases

ProQuest eLibrary

eLibrary®—the user-friendly general reference tool—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support every range of user, including elementary students, college-prep and college-level researchers, and professional educators.


JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.


ABC-CLIO provides databases on American government, daily life through history, the African American experience, the Latino experience, world history from ancient and medieval eras to the modern era.


Infobase provides access to high school friendly databases on history, literature, and science. Please note: password required! Use the following credentials:

Username spprep password marauders

Gale In Context: Global Issues

Vendor's Description: "Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content."

Gale In Context: World History

This history database covers the ancient world through today's current events. Find articles, podcasts, videos and primary sources perfect for your research projects here.

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See below for a FULL LIST of all library databases and subscriptions. Click on GOOGLE DRIVE to save a copy of this list to your drive. 

A-Z Database List

Sora Digital books, audiobooks and magazines!

Click the icon to browse our ebooks, audiobooks and digital magazines! You can also enjoy books on your phone or tablet by downloading the Sora app.

User Guides

Quick guides for our most popular questions!

Destiny Discover How to use our print book catalog.
Sora Ebooks and Audiobooks How to use our digital ebook, audiobook and magazing catalog.
Primary Resources A quick video lesson on primary vs. secondary resources.
JSTOR Get a quick primer on our most popular database, JSTOR!
Citations Quick guide to MLA citations
Search Terms How to pick the best keywords for a search.
Boolean Operators Use these to narrow or broaden your database search. 
Trustworthy Information A short presentation on judging news sources and using lateral reading to find reliable information.
Collection Policy Get more information about the library's mission and collection policies.
Diversity Audit 2022 Read about the library's diversity audit of the fiction and graphic novel collections!