Blackhawk High School Library Media Center

Mrs. Leah Lindemann
Teacher Librarian

Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 7:20 - 3:00

Tuesday 8:00 - 3:00
Need help with resources while we are home?  
Email me at [email protected] or send a Tweet to @BlackhawkHSLib 

Useful Links

All databases listed here can be accessed at home as well as at school. If you would like to access the databases from home, the remote passwords sheet is posted in the Library group in Schoology under Resources.

Click here for instructions on reserving library books


To access Ebooks through Sora:

Click the link above.  Choose Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit Blackhawk School District. Choose Blackhawk School District again from the drop down menu.  Your User ID is your student ID number with the leading zero.

You can also access Ebooks on your iPad or other device by downloading the "Sora, by OverDrive" app.  

Library Databases

General Reference

Power Library


To access Power Library from home, you may use your public library card OR apply for an eCard (nearly instant reply) from Power Library. Click here to apply. NOTE: Student school email addresses will not accept outside emails.  Use a personal email account.


Newspapers won't work from home


Helpful Hints


Need a refresher?  Click Here 

Style Guides
Visit the Purdue OWL site for information on MLA and APA as well as other citation formats.

How to use Turnitin/Schoology Integration

Students click here

Teachers click here

Teacher Links


Click here for Swank teacher access.  See email from Mrs. Lindemann for the password.

Library Schedule

Click here to schedule the library and the library lab.

See email from Mrs. Lindemann for the password. 

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