• eLibrary article database

    For home access:

    Article database that includes access to scholarly journals, books, videos, dissertations, newspapers, and more. For more information on eLibrary, click here. For a complete list of all title sources accessed in eLibrary, click here

    Home access:

    username: cherokee

    password: cougars

  • SIRS Issues Researcher


    Content from thousands of global sources to cover the pros, cons, and everything in between, on the most studied issues. For more information on SIRS Issues Researcher click here. For a list of the over 3,000 full-text journals, magazines, and newspapers in this database, click here.

    Home access:

    username: cherokee

    password: cougars

  • JStor journal articles

    jstor button

    Home access:

    username: cths

    password: cougars

  • The Denver Post

    denver post logo

    Choose Denver Post from the pulldown menu, then enter...         

    Username: cths

    Password: cougars

  • Gale Resources


    Includes: Opposing Viewpoints, Global Issues in Context, Biography in Context, Science in Context, Literature Resource Center, Literature Finder (Poems and Short Stories), Gale Ebooks

    Home access password: cougars

  • ABC-CLIO Databases

    abc clio button

    Includes the following individual databases: American Government, American History, US Geography, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, World at War, Issues dealing with Society

  • Annals of American History

    a  Primary sources from American History

    Home access:

    username: cherokee2

    password: cougars

  • AtoZ Maps Online


    Home access: cougars

  • Encyclopedia Britannica

    britannica school button

  • NoodleTools (citation maker)

    To access Noodletools (students and staff):

    1)     Log into your mycherrycreek.org account

    2)     Click on the myLibrary link

    3)     Click on NoodleTools

    4)     Select Cherokee Trail High School

    5)     Create a New Project which will allow you to create citations from the “Sources” tab

    See Mr. Whipple for assistance

  • Citation Machine

    citation machine button Citation maker for MLA. APA, Chicago styles

    This product may require a subscription for full access or it may pester you with ads.

    Noodletools accessed through your my.cherrycreekschools.org account is powerful. And free. 

  • Teen Health and Wellness


  • Infobase Classroom Video on Demand


  • Discovery Education Experience


  • Overdrive eBooks/Audiobooks

    overdrive logo eBooks and Audiobooks for phone, tablet, or computer

    Username/password is your Active Directory. (The one you use to login to my.cherrycreekschools.org and the computers at school)

Library Staff

  • Welcome!

    Back to school night Library tour! Click HERE. 

    The Library & Technology Center is an attractive research and study area located on the second floor near the main office. Large windows offer stunning views of Aurora Reservoir, Legacy Stadium, Fox Ridge Middle School, and the surrounding hills.

    The mission of the library is to provide students and staff with the resources and training they need to excel academically and to grow intellectually.

    Monday-Friday: 7:30am-4:00pm.

    The library may on rare occasions have to open late or close early due to special events. If so, the library staff will make every effort to post the change on the front library door.

    Expectations in the Library and Technology Center: 

    The library staff expects students to respect the academic atmosphere in the library by working quietly, respecting the seating arrangements, and following all school rules. Students are encouraged to talk in low voices in order to not disturb others in the academic environment. Sleeping in the library is permitted. 

    Students are expected to wear and display their school ID cards at all times. 

    No hats, do-rags, or hoodies (with the hood up) are permitted. The school dress code is enforced. 

    All food (including candy) and drinks (with the exception of water) are prohibited in the library.  Students who violate this rule will be asked to leave the library.

    Library computers must be used for academic work during the school day. After school students may use the computers for school-appropriate games, social networking, shopping, etc. 

    Smartphones, iPods/MP3 players, and personal laptops are allowed if used quietly, individually, and appropriately. 

    Student Resources:

    • Inviting atmosphere for individual study
    • Comfortable reading chairs
    • Study room for individual use
    • Library book, classroom textbook, and classroom novel checkout
    • Library sections: Non-fiction, Fiction, Reference, Biography, Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Magazines
    • Current local and national newspapers and magazines
    • Computers with high-speed internet access, online book catalog, electronic research databases, student Schoology accounts, student email, classroom apps
    • Free printing (for academic work), Xerox machine, color printer ($.50/page), and other tech resources
    • A/V Production equipment
    • Butcher paper, die-cuts, laminator

    Library Services and Borrowing Terms:

    • ID cards should be presented for all checkouts
    • Overdue books and account blocks must be cleared before new materials may be checked out. Materials should be returned on or before the due date.
    • Non-fiction—4 weeks (3 items max)
    • Fiction—4 weeks borrowing term (3 items max)
    • Reference materials—overnight borrowing term (3 items max)
    • Magazines—4 weeks borrowing term(3 items max)
    • Holds may be placed on items 
    • Interlibrary loan (borrowing books from other CCSD schools)

    Payment is required for lost or damaged materials.

    The library staff is always available during business hours for assistance in locating resources and answering questions. Student suggestions for library improvements and requests for materials are always welcome.