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Kennedy HS Destiny Catalog

     Search Kennedy's online catalog (OPAC) using a keyword, title and/or author, or browse through special collections. Place a hold on a book. Review your account for items checked out. Watch this video to            learn how to access Destiny via Schoology.



     Check out your local public library. You may visit online to place holds on books or request an inter library loan with your LAPL student success library card. 

     If you forgot your Student Success Card number or pin, check with your advisory teacher or see Mrs. Cedillo.


     The Los Angeles County Library system is a separate entity from LAPL. You may get an LA County Digital Library Card here. Search their website here or add your LA County Library card to your Libby account for access to even more resources. 



Book Lists and Book Links

LAPL Teen Web Book Lists: Access Teen Book Lists, Award Winners Lists, and Book Related Websites


CSULB Banned Books Research Guide:California State University, Long Beach's curated research guide with definitions, a reading guide, videos, and more. 

ALA Banned Books Week YouTube Channel




EPIC Reads Young Adult  Book Adaptations into Films



Discover books that match your interest! Find books that are similar to a favorite title, author, or subject! Click the button on the left to find your next read alike!

Kennedy HS Destiny Catalog
Locate books in our school library collection. Search by keyword, title and author, or browse through special collections. Place a hold on a book. Review your account for items checked out. Click on the Follett Destiny icon on the left to learn more!



These award winning books have been selected for teens and have a broad range of interests and maturity levels. Search 4,000+ books, audiobooks, and films from YALSA's book awards and book lists. Click on the YALSA icon on the left to search!



Searching for books with a corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® quiz is easy with Accelerated Reader Bookfinder®.