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Welcome to the Information and Research Commons!

Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Plants are shaped by cultivation and men by education...

-Jean Jacques Rousseau, Emile, On Philosophy of Education


Our Mission


The Mission of Minnechaug Regional High School's Information and Research Commons is to support the development of information literate students who are able to read, apply ethics and appreciate the work of others while learning information behavior skills that can be sustained throughout life, transferred into different environments and recontextualized to suit a specific need. 


Summer Reading 2019







The Classic

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

by Betty Smith



The Children of Blood and Bone

by Tomi Adeyemi


Non-fiction - Informational

Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq

by Kirsten Holmstedt


Realistic Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens



Fantasy - Apocalypse

The Young World

by Chris Weitz


Summer Reading Resources


Summer Reading Book Descriptions


In addition to reading an incredible book, students will receiveā€¦.


Summer Reading Letter & Submission Directions


Summer Reading Prompts Formatting Directions

Where to find one of the summer reading books...

Paper or Digital?  Which do you prefer?   

Locate summer reading books from the Boston Public Library,

C/WMARs local libraries, and Internet Archives.





Fresh Look Chaug



A blog dedicated to sharing books, websites, articles, technology tools, videos & podcasts with the "Chaug" community.  Students and teachers interested in contributing should link to the correct submission form to publish. 


Information Specialist: Dr. Georgina Trebbe


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