Unit 40 school libraries exist to support students and teachers in their quest to learn, creatively think, and become lifelong learners.


For the love of Learning A Google A Day - Use your Googling skills to compete against others in this timed, trivia game.

This Day in History
Smithsonian TeenTribune

Contact Information
South Side School - Mrs. D. Spence, library teacher
Central Grade School - Mrs. N. Joslyn, library clerk
Effingham Junior High School - Mrs. A. Kinkelaar, library clerk
Effingham High School - Mrs. C. Walker, library clerk
Technology Specialist (2-5) - Mrs. M. Adkins
Technology Specialist - Mrs. J. Flack

Effingham Library
Illinois Heartland
Accelerated Reader (AR) is now access through Clever (link is located under the STUDENT dropdown menu).

Electronic Resources
World Book Online
Library of Congress

Illinois Book Awards Programs

Bluestem , grades 3-5
Rebecca Caudill , grades 4-8
Abraham Lincoln , grades 9-12
Readers' Choice Reactions
Lincoln Trailers
Readers' Choice Slides