Library Media

Welcome to Morton High School's Library Media Center

Whether they are looking for a place to quietly read, complete their research assignments, or meet with friends, Morton Governors can find the support and resources they need in the Library Media Center (LMC). 

The LMC strives to enhance students' literary experiences and nurture their academic growth. Partnering with administrators and teachers, the LMC supports school curricula and technology initiatives in the ongoing effort to help students become lifelong learners and responsible digital citizens who know how to locate, evaluate, organize, and use information wisely.

The LMS is open to students from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visit the Library Media Centers' blog--Govs Love Books--to learn more about Morton High School's LMC.

OverDriveLooking for a good book to read?
Students can find many popular and award-winning books as well as classic reading selections at the LMC. Search our Library Catalog for your favorite title. Type in "Morton High School" for your library. No password is needed.

Have a smart phone, tablet, or laptop? Read an eBook or listen to an audiobook from our digital collection using Sora, OverDrive's new student reading app: (Setup code: hammondin) Our collection features many contemporary young adult authors and best-selling reading selections. You can enjoy reading on all major devices. Can't remember your username? Stop by the LMC.

Or peruse these reading recommendations:
Morton High School's LMC Book Chats:
OverDrive Summer Read 2018
Angels and Demons
Graphic Novels
Mental Health Month

Looking for a good mystery?
What's new on OverDrive?
Stretch out your summer
Next Indiana Bookshelf-"Happy 200th Birthday, Indiana!"

Books to Movies
B UR Best U
Winter Reading
2018-2019 Eliot Rosewater Award Nominees
2017-2018 Eliot Rosewater Award Nominees
2016-2017 Eliot Rosewater Award Nominees
2015-2016 Eliot Rosewater Award Nominees
MHS's Book Club Selections
Spotlight on Series

More Web sites with reading suggestions:

National Book Award Winners
Young Adult Library Services Association's (YALSA) Book Awards

YALSA Teens' Top Ten

Book Club membersMorton High School's Book Club
meets twice a month after school in the LMC. Recent reading selections have included: When Breath Becomes Air (Kalanithi), Defending Jacob (Landay), This Is Where It Ends (Nijkamp), Thirteen Reasons Why (Asher), Hate List (Brown), and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Riggs).

Check out the list to date of all the Book Club's reading selections and visit the club's blog, Govs Love Booksfor the latest club news. For meeting information, click here. New members are always welcome.

For more information about Morton's LMC, please call (219) 989-7316, ext. 1760 or send an email to

Library Catalog
Resources for Students
Resources for Teachers

Updated September 2018.