The Pius X Library supports every student’s journey to Truth through an environment of reading and learning.
From the Library
Social Issues Resource Series (SIRS)
Articles from newspapers, magazines, professional journals, government documents. Subjects limited to “social issues”, such as education, ethics, religion, work, consumerism, death and dying, pollution, crime, ethnic groups, etc. May be accessed at Pius X High School and Lincoln City Libraries.
Offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.
A service from the Nebraska Library Commission, provides several databases including: Biographies, Nebraska Memories, Fiction Connections. Other databases available include resources for magazines, genealogy, business information and web sites recommended by librarians.
- Arts and Humanities Through the Eras eBook version. Ed. 1
- New Catholic Encyclopedia eBook version. Ed. 2
- Encyclopedia of Food and Culture eBook version. Ed. 1
- Encyclopedia of the American Constitution eBook version. Ed. 2
- The Middle Ages: An Encyclopedia for Students eBook version. Ed. 1
- Human Diseases and Conditions eBook version. Ed. 2
- Twayne’s Authors Online U.S. Authors, World Authors and British Authors – Updated Edition. Ed. 1
- Shakespeare for Students eBook version. Ed. 2
Lincoln City Libraries
Complete access to the Lincoln City Libraries catalog and online databases. Use this link also to access Brainfuse, Live online homework help.
The US Government’s Official Web Portal. Special links for teens. Info on: student aid, passports, income taxes, tourism, elected officials, MUCH MORE!
Official Nebraska Government. Special features include Capitol Live, Nebraska Facts, virtual tour of the Capitol, Nebraska Blue Book online edition. Info. on Department of Motor Vehicles, legislative bills, elected officials, etc.
Great source for poetry. Find by author, title, subject and more
Great Books online. Free access to literature, reference and verse.
Fast and Easy Bibliography Maker. Bibliographic styles include: MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian.
Monday: 8:40 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: In the basement, accessible through the main hallway just past the front office, or from the basement study hall area.
Px Libris: Pius X Library Club
Upcoming Meeting Dates
Date: March 2, 2020
Times: 8:15 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
Date: March 10, 2020
Date: April 6, 2020
Date: May 1
Date: May 11
Times: 8:15am- 8:45am
A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Faceless by Alyssa Sheinmel
St. Thomas Aquinas ‘The Dumb Ox’ by G.K. Chesterton
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
Find these new titles in the Pius X Library
I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn
A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro
Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen McManus
Famous in a Small Town by Emma Mills
Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard
Pius X Students Recommend
Stalking Jack the Ripper
by Kerri Maniscalco
Recommended by Sophomore Hannah Regnier -“It’s good, just read it!”
My Lady Jane
by Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand and Jodi Meadows
Recommended by Junior Juliana Koperski
by Charlotte Bronte
Recommended by Senior Laura Konz – “Jane Eyre is a CLASSIC. The book is dark and mysterious and full of twists and turns and surprises that blow your mind. If you want a book that will make you think and feel, Jane Eyre is the book for you!”
Six of Crows
(Crooked Kingdom duology)
by Leigh Bardugo
Recommended by Sophomore Cadence Watson – “Just read it.”
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
by Ken Kesey
Recommended by Senior Grace Regnier
The Rave Cycle series
by Maggie Stiefvater
Recommended by Senior Sara Ojut -“A great series with magic and a strong fantasy element. I love this series because of the great group of main characters. It is also very interesting because of the knowledge of Welsh mythology. It has constant plot twists and keeps you on your toes.”
The Sun is Also a Star
by Nicola Yoon
Recommended by many students.
(From National Catholic Register, May 31, 2015)
- Leisure, the Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper
- The Odyssey by Homer
- The Dialogues of Plato
- Confessions by St. Augustine
- The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
- The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
- Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
- William Shakespeare’s Plays
- King Lear
- Henry V
- The Merchant of Venice
- A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
- The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni
- Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
- The Power and the Glory by Graham Green
- Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
- Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis
- Middle Earth epics by J.R.R. Tolkien