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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library

Library Homepage: Home

A-Z Database/Resource List

Full list of Databases and subscription resources (including video) that the library subscribes to, including trial access.

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Search Library Catalog

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eBook Only Search

Use this search to find only ebooks that can be accessed via our library catalog.

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Library Hours/Calendar

See our hours of operation as well as classes we will be hosting.

Access our full calendar.

Meet Your LIbrary Staff

Meet Your Library Staff

and other Library information


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Welcome to the Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library

The Hulbert Taft Jr. Library plays a central role in the educational and cultural life of the school. More than just the repository for Taft’s collection; the library is a space for collaboration, research, exploration, and entertainment. It is home to a dedicated staff of Librarians and para-professionals who facilitate student learning and foster creativity, guided by the Library Portrait of a Graduate. The library has at least one librarian on duty to provide reference and/or instructional assistance during all open hours.

All Course Guides

Use the tabs below to access all course guides. If your class is currently working on a project, your course guide should appear in the "Current Classes" box in the right hand column.

Want us to make a guide for your upcoming project? Just email us!

Current / Upcoming Classes

Arranged A-Z by Class Title

Featured Guides

This guide includes ebooks, audiobooks, web links, and content from our subscription databases to help members of the Taft community educate themselves in the areas of racial and social justice, equity, and inclusion. 

For Teachers

Did you know we have a page specially made for Teachers?

Click here for information including:

Just for Kids!

Just for Kids!

Online Resources for Children in Grades K-8
(and Parents too!)

Journals Directory

This page lists the Magazines, Journals, and Newspapers we subscribe to, along with where they can be accessed electronically:

Library Periodicals