Maroon Library

at Champaign Central High School

Student Activists

I love my new book display
Student Activists: Real life and fictional heroes
Check one out today!



It’s Orientation Season at the Maroon Library!

Beginning of the school year means library orientation for our Freshmen and Sophomore students and short library refreshers for our Junior and Senior students. What that really means is I see every. single. student before September 15. Here’s what YOU need to know about our library:

We’re open from 7:30-3:45
We want to meet you!
We have more than books (but our books are amazing!)

We have board games available for checkout, like Catan, Forbidden Island….games2games1

A favorite spot for students and staff is the Calm Coloring Corner


We want to be a resource for you! Checkout books, get research help, volunteer, be a part of YOUR Maroon Library!


Manga Vote!

Take our 3 question survey and let us know what Manga series YOU want to see @ your Maroon library!


or click on the link (you will need to be logged in to your u4sd account to participate).


New Books coming your way for Spring Break!

Joins us March 13-15 in the library. All of our new books will be on display. Come and find a great read for Spring Break!

Black Girl Magic

One of the most anticipated debuts of 2017 is Angie Thomas’s “The Hate U Give”. At the center of the story is 16 year Starr, a young Black girl, who witnesses her friend fatally shot by a police officer. Word on the street is that Thoma’s debut novel is one that will break your heart…

via Black Girl Magic — Rich in Color

We’re social! 

The Defenders are at your #maroonlibrary

Join the Maroon library in #diversitybingo2017


Pick up a sheet in the library along with our list of suggestions and definitions!

Narrative Nonfiction with Social Justice Themes — The Hub (Part 1)

Just like the term literacy, social justice has many arms. And just like literacy, we can focus on pieces or the whole of the concept. In this post, we’re focused on narrative nonfiction and how people individually or collectively have pushed for equal rights. The books can be seen as a call to action or…

via Narrative Nonfiction with Social Justice Themes — The Hub

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