Mount Rainier High School
22450 19th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Welcome to the MRHS Library

2020 Evergreen Teen Book Award Nominees

The Evergreen Teen Book Award provides an opportunity for local teens to have a voice in the selection of books aimed at their own age group.  The 10 nominees are the culmination of selections made by teachers, public and school librarians and students.  These finalists represent titles most appealing to teens.  Readers are encouraged to read as many of these 10 titles as possible and make their top selection by April 1, 2020.  Voting can be done online, at both public and school libraries or by mail-in ballot.  For more information and to vote online go to the Evergreen Teen Book Award website.

Online Library Catalog

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Search for books, magazines and other resources from home or anywhere you have Internet access.  Need help? Watch this getting started video

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Library Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The library may close to accommodate class use, testing and staff training.

Library Expectations

  • Put food and drinks away
  • Keep cell phones silent or use earphones
  • Practice proper public library behaviors

Library Mission

A school library is a shared space that ideally facilitates a welcome, inviting space for all who enter; provides access to information without discrimination; nurtures intellectual freedom; enhances and supports globally-minded and rigorous academic programs; encourages reading both for coursework and pleasure; promotes opportunities for students and staff to engage in the sharing of ideas and information; and, encourages the development of an appetite for life-long learning--all requisites for maintaining a democratic society.

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