Welcome to the Lynden High School Library

Using Destiny to Search the Catalog and Place Holds

Click here to open Destiny

Placing HOLDS on books:

  1. Login to Destiny in the upper right hand corner of the page.
  2. Your username is your last name followed by your first initial, for example: mincklera
  3. Your password is your student ID number with – OR – without the zero in front of it, for example: 0604564 -OR- 604564  You might need to try both ways.
  4. If you have trouble logging in, and haven’t logged into Destiny before, you may have to create a new account by selecting the “Create New Account” tab.
  5. Search for books title, author or subject.
  6. If you find one you like, place it on “Hold” and Mrs. Minckler will get it ready for you. 
  7. Happy reading! 🙂

Whatcom County Library Services (WCLS) ConnectEd (eBook and Audiobook Information)

The ConnectEd program allows you to access databases, eBooks and audiobooks. You may access eBooks and audiobooks on your computer or on your cellphone. WCLS partners with Washington Anytime Library.

First, you will need to login to the WCLS website. They will ask you to confirm your account information.

You may have to designate your local library branch, which is, The Whatcom County Library System.

You will need to download the free Libby APP from the APP Store if you are wanting to download books to your cellphone.

Click on the image or link below to access WCLS:

Go to to login.

WCLS Login Information

Your Student ID number is: LY plus your student ID (without the zero). Example: LY604567

Your PIN number is: 1234

Please ask Mrs. Minckler, the LHS librarian, if you have any questions.

For additional information about the ConnectEd program, please visit the following district website:

Lynden School District ConnectEd Information

Other great reading resources:
Google Books 
This site allows you to preview books and links you to hundreds of book reviews.

What should I read 
Visit this website, and find books that are similar to other books you’ve liked. 
This website is useful for book reviews, “if you liked” books, author notes and trivia questions.

Common Sense Media 
This site is geared towards families. This site contains many book and movie reviews. Only selected book reviews are given.

Search for books by your Lexile level (reading level). Ask the librarian, or your English teacher if you need help determining your Lexile level.

Whatcom County Library

Please email Aimee Minckler, LHS Librarian, at if you have any questions or have difficulty accessing any of the above resources.

Hours:    M – F   7:15 a.m. –  2:45 p.m.
Location:  1201 Bradley Road, Lynden, WA 98264 
Phone: (360) 354-4401 ex.3284 

It is the mission of the Lynden High School Library to:
Create enthusiastic, life-long readers, Empower students to become critical thinkers and effective users of information technology, Prepare students to become active members in the global community, and Support staff members across the curriculum.