IMC Information

District Librarian Mr. Bosomworth james.bosomworth@jersey100.org
District Media Secretary Mrs. Nurnberger judy.nurnberger@jersey100.org
Hours: Monday & Wednesday (All Day) Friday Morning

Illinois HEartland Catalog & eRead Illinois

Share Catalog

ATTENTION! To login to your SHARE account, your username is the letter j + a zero + the "other ID" number on your Skyward acount. For example, if the number on your "other ID" number is 6421, your SHARE account number is j06421. Your password is 4444

If your number starts with a 1, you will probably not need to add the zero to the beginning of your number. Just add the j.

eRead Illinois

Did you know you have access to over 12,000 ebooks and e-audiobooks through eRead Illinois?

Download the 3M Cloud Library app on your smart phone, tablet or your home computer. Here's how to sign up for our library on the 3M Cloud Library app. Select the instructions for your device.  When it asks for the name of your library, select Illinois Heartland Library System.    

Research HElp

Need a research topic? Try this research database. You will need a username and password to access it off-campus or through your smart phone. You may stop by the IMC or email james.bosomworth@jersey100.org

Gale Research

Created specifically for middle school students, Research In Context combines the best of Gale'sreference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more. 


How to Check Your Account in the SHARE Catalog
Do you want to check when your books are due, renew them yourself and check the status of your request? Watch this video to see how.
How to Renew Library books 
How do I renew a book myself? Watch this video just for JCMS  students.
How to Request an Item from Another Library 
Do you want to order an item from another library? This video will show you how to do that
How to Search for a Book at JCMS 
What if you just want to find a book in the JCMS IMC? Do you know how to search the catalog for what is just at JCMS? Watch this to find out.
Scholastic's We The People provides free articles and videos about social studies, civics, U.S. government, and media literacy for grades 4-10.
Soundzabound- Get copyright-free music and sound effects here for your multimedia presentations. Please see the IMC Edmodo page folders or the librarian for the username and password if you are using Soundzabound off campus.
Tumblebooks ebooks
Read Watch Learn! TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children's e-books, available by subscription to Schools and Public Libraries around the world.
What's Next? Want to know the book order of a series? Check out this website.