Library & Media Center

The Media Center, also referred to as the Library, was designed to serve students in teaching and learning at the secondary level. The collection contains a plethora of print materials that aligns with the class curricula at Sci High. Students are encouraged to use the Library and visit often to complete class assignments, work on projects, and explore the world through reading. A monthly newsletter shares current event updates and new resources added to the collection. What follows are resource links to help get you started using your Library.

information center

Location: Room 1004
Librarian: Annie Malessia Payton, MLS, Ph.D.
Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday 7:15am -3:30pm
Wednesday 7:15am-12:50pm
CLOSED for Lunch daily 11:47am -12:50pm
Library Decorum Policy
Students are welcomed and encouraged to use their library. The following guidelines will help to navigate using your Sci High Library
 -There is NO FOOD allowed in the Library
 -You MUST have something academic to work on while in the library
 -You MUST have a pass to visit the library during scheduled class time
 -Printing is complimentary
 -RETURN books on time or RENEW

Check Out Policy​

Only current registered Sci High students have checkout privileges!

  • A maximum of five (5) books may be checked out.
  • Books are checked out for two (2) weeks and may be renewed if there are no holds. There are no late fees assessed for overdue books.
  • All students withdrawing from Sci High must RETURN all books. If a book is lost the student or guardian are responsible for the book replacement cost before exiting.
  • All prospective SENIORS in preparation for graduation are encourage to commence by May 1st of each year returning all books and clearing any lost book indebtedness.
  • Report cards and transcripts are withheld for un-returned and lost books.
  • Overdue notices are processed and sent monthly via email.


If you lose a book, that book NEEDS REPLACEMENT it will be charged at the listed price of your overdue notices.


Click the Follett Destiny Catalog link below to access all of the books that we have in our school's library.

To access the library’s collection, click Folett Destiny Catalog to explore what books are in the collection.

The online catalog is accessible and available to you from any location point. Students and faculty have the ability to place a hold on a book to retrieve later.

A book title may be held for 24 hours before it is released.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Online database with access to articles to research thousands of topics, while controlling reading levels. 


Academic Database with access to primary sources, academic and scholarly articles, and more. Login with school Google account.

Homework Help

Free online tutoring, test prep, and job search assistance are available for free to Louisiana residents. Tutoring is available from 2 p.m. - Midnight, seven days a week.

New Orleans Public Library

View the New Orleans Public Library's e-book collection available for you to check out with your NOPL Library card.

Louisiana Library Resources

These are databases that you have access to with your NOPL library card. There are a lot, ranging from ancestry to art classes, to newspapers, to homework help.


Hoopla is offered by the local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone - and even your TV.

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