Welcome to the Northview Heights Library Learning Commons!

What are our Goals?

Our goals for Library Learning Commons (LLC) users are to support the academic success of our students, to promote a life-long enjoyment of reading and to provide knowledge building experiences in a welcoming environment that is conducive to learning.


 What do we do? 

Teacher-librarians work collaboratively with teachers and students to ensure that students obtain and/or understand:

  • Researched Information & How to Cite Sources
  • Literacy skills
  • Independent Reading Skills
  • Support for Learning with Technology.

Teacher Librarians motivate students to read for pleasure and information by making available:

  • Fiction and non-fiction texts
  • Specialized Collections - Graphic novels
  • White Pine Book Club
  • Virtual sources

Teacher Librarians design learning to engage students in inquiry learning so that students can:

  • Develop Critical Thinking
  • Efficiently Process Information
  • Utilize Best Practices with Technology
  • Create and Share Completed Assignments in a Meaningful Way


What can students do?

Northview's Library has 20 000 books and a lab of 34 computers with Internet access. Students can use the Library Learning Commons on their own when it is open in the mornings, during the lunch period and/or after school as well as with their classes to browse for books, read their e-mail, work on their assignments or use one of our online research databases. When students are at home or in public library, students can access our   Northview Heights Secondary School > Virtual Library 24 hours a day to use subscription databases or selected web links including the Toronto Public Library (Hours & Locations), and TDSB  student research guide.