Welcome to the NIST International School Libraries

MLC (Elementary)

News

New MLC Layout

We rearranged the MLC during the break and the students are enjoying the new arrangement.

Exploring New Series

With the help of the MLC staff, students get recommendations and are able to find new books in the library.

Using Destiny Discover

Students and teachers use Destiny Discover to help them locate books in the MLC.

Getting cozy with a book!

Getting cozy with a book!

New Series Books

New Picture Books

New Junior Fiction

New Fiction Books

New Nonfiction Books

New Biographies

Latest Post

Welcome Back to the MLC!

Welcome back to the MLC, Readers! Meet your new librarian, Ms. Laine.

MLC End of Year Post – June 2021

Virtual Book Week Thank you for all your participation in our first Virtual Book Week! It was great to pop into classes, see some of your character outfits and know that several of you purchased new books! Many of you also took fun literacy quizzes with your classes...

Bangkok Book Awards Blog

2021 Bangkok Book Awards Students have been excitedly reading the nominees for the 2021 Bangkok Book Awards. In the MLC, students have been poring over the Picture Book, Young Reader and Junior Book nominees to find which one is their favorite. There has been quite a...

Where can I find comics from around the world that help us understand COVID-19?

Comics and cartoons are a powerful way to teach kids about COVID-19 May 8, 2020 1.13am AEST "The global COVID-19 pandemic has turned children’s lives upside down". "In response to the current pandemic, leading health scientists and child psychologists have joined...

Challenge: Building a Chain Reaction Simulation using Roblox Studio

You can play this game as I build it by clicking on this link. Each time I add a new component I will publish it to Roblox so you will always have the latest version. These videos are longer than regular how-to videos because they are more in the Twitch.tv genre where...

VR Taster sessions for staff :: 2nd & 9th Oct

CLICK HERE to book your 30 minute VR Taster session in the MLC. VR (Virtual Reality) technologies offer infinite independent pathways for students. VR is expanding at rapid pace in industries such as gaming, automotive, transport, manufacturing, film, animation,...

Can we use Biblionasium at NIST?

YES you can. Biblionasium is linked directly to Destiny Discover so books in our library (MLC Mechai Learning Commons) collection will appear with "IN" or "OUT" to indicate if it is currently available.   Log into Destiny Discover [click here] . Tap on the top...

Self Checkout counter in the NIST Libraries

WHY have a Self-Checkout counter? The Self-checkout counter in the MLC gives students that extra sense of ownership and agency in their use of the library. Minimising the need for adults to mediate activities in the MLC enables library visitors to feel welcome in the...

Year 6 – Top Reads 2018

Students were surveyed, asking for one or two books they would recommend to their friends. Click here for a PDF of all the books Year 6 students recommended (also displayed below).     To search all the books recommended by secondary school students, click...

Top Reads: Year 5

Students were surveyed, asking for one or two books they would recommend to their friends. Click here for a PDF of all the books Year 5 students recommended (also displayed below).     To search all the books recommended by secondary school students, click...

Secondary

News

Blind Date with a book

Will you take a chance….

Books we love

Vines covered with leaves listing the titles of ‘Books We Love’stretch half way across to the Secondary Library.

The Harry Potter Room

Our very own Room of Re-Quietment

World Language Books

We are starting to establish a new World Language Collection… beginning with these French books.

Bangkok Book Awards

Have you voted for your favorite yet?

Latest Post

What’s new at the NIST Libraries

2021 is shaping up to be a very interesting year for the Libraries. We have taken on several new initiatives, including a new website, easier access to our digital resources, and a new eBook and eAudiobook platform. New Website Our new website aims to keep all our...

This page contains links to a range of reading resources and reviews as well as targeted Collections from the NIST  Secondary Destiny Discover catalogues.