Dover Bay Library

Monday: 8:00 – 2:05
Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 – 4:00
Friday: 8:00 – 2:30

Teacher Librarian: Mrs. Lyons
Library Clerk: Mrs. Hutton
Noon-hour Supervisor: Ms. Ihl

Library Resources

  • Destiny – Library Catalog including access to audiobooks and e-books



  • JSTOR – Academic database for scholarly articles



The Dover Bay Library Learning Commons Offers:

  • A wide range of fiction and non-fiction for leisure reading and research projects.
  • Space for full classes, small working groups, or independent research.
  • Access to help and support from Mrs. Lyons, Teacher-librarian.
  • 30 computers with access to a laser jet printer.
  • Laptop, screen and projector for presentations. Theatre style seating if required.
  • Access to on-line encyclopedias: World Book and Britannica.
  • Access to databases (Ebsco,  JStor, Canada in Context) for research.
  • Encyclopedias and database links for remote access.  Passwords available from the Library.
  • Kobo readers for students to sign out.
  • A variety of popular magazines.
  • A place for study or relaxation.

How to Access Audiobooks and e-books.

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Inquiry, Research and Writing

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Mrs. Lyons Research Information

Search Tips: JSTOR Advanced Search Tips Google Advanced Search Tips Note-taking:  Research Essay Notes MLA Works Cited R [...]

Online News

    Macleans Magazine Macleans University Rankings Nanaimo News Bulletin Nanaimo News Now The Tyee The Vanc [...]

Library Resources

Destiny School and district library catalogue BC Digital Classroom Access to ERAC resources including EBSCO, Canada [...]

Erase Bullying

An anti-bullying website is now available from the BC Ministry of Education. Check it out and help promote safe schools for everyone!

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A Magazine for the Families of the Nanaimo Ladysmith School District. Check out the latest editions.

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We hope everyone has had a restful summer; school starts Tuesday Sept.3, with Gr.9-12 attending from 10:30-11:30 AM, and Gr. 8's from noon-2:30 PM. Welcome Back!

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Mailing Address 6135 McGirr Road Nanaimo, V9V 1M1 Phone 250 756-4595 Fax 250 751-3405