• As of Wednesday, Aug. 14, Hawks have logged 155,647 minutes in the Scholastic Read-a-Palooza Summer Reading Challenge!  If you need help with logging your minutes, or with your username/password, just e-mail me at ronda.foust@knoxschools.org, or send me a message from the Hardin Valley Elementary Library Facebook page.  Minutes may be logged through Fri., Sept. 6.   If your student is filling out a paper log, please turn those in to Ms. Foust in the Library by Fri., Sept. 6.  

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  • HVES Library Catalog & Knox County Public Library (KCPL):

     HVES Card Catalog          KCPL        

    True Flix

    Social Studies and Science Titles--offers read aloud.  Great for research!

    TrueFlix requires a username and pasword for home use.  


         Follett Shelf  

    Mackin and Follett eBooks can be opened with your Active Directory username and password (the same one you use to check your grades.) To see all of our eBook titles in one location, go through our Library catalog. 


    WorldBook eBooks

    For more books online, including Storyline Online and TumbleBooks, check out the Online Readalouds link on the left.  

    Online Encyclopedias:


    Early World of Learning    World Book Kids    World Book Student    WorldBook Spanish Encyclopedia    World Book Timelines

    Online encyclpedias for all age levels with searchable, trustworthy information.  Articles provide citations.  Count as an Encyclopedia and/or Online Source. 

    World Book online at home requires a username and password.  These are available from our Library.

      Databases & Other Reference Sites:

        PebbleGo icon      PebbleGo Next       World Almanac for Kids      Kids Infobits     Visit TEL4U      SanDiego Zoo

    Passwords, where required, are available from our Library.

           BrainPop Jr        Brain Pop     BrainPop Espanol    Old Farmer's Almanac     TN History for Kids

     Online Dictionaries:

            WordSmyth Dictionary              Dictionary.com

    WordSmyth Dictionary and Dictionary.com do not require username and password.  

    Teacher Tools 

    TeachingBooks.net      Learn 360   Books and Authors   Educator's Reference Complete


  • Library Media Services Mission

    The Library Media Specialist works collaboratively with students, teachers, administrators, and the larger community to meet the personal and academic needs of each learner as they strive to make sense of the world.

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Ms. Foust



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Foust

Ms. Foust loves to learn new things and considers herself quite the book wyrm (aka book dragon).  
She and her son have two dogs, one cat, one bird and one fish--a very LARGE fish.
Ms. Foust has a BA in English and History from Berea College, KY, and a
MS in Library and Information Science, from UT, Knoxville.