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noun: commentary; plural noun: commentaries
an expression of opinions or offering of explanations ; explanations about an event or situation.
“an editorial commentary”
  • a descriptive spoken account (especially on a broadcast) of an event or performance as it happens.
    synonyms: narration, description, account, report, review
  • a set of explanatory or critical notes on a text.
    “a commentary on the Old Testament”
    synonyms: explanation, elucidation, interpretation, exegesis, analysis


Old & New Testament Commentaries are calling a new shelf home — they can be found in the back classroom area of the library by the yearbooks. They are also available to borrow for 3 Day Loans, instead of being Reference use in library only. So, if you’re working on a research paper, stop on by!

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lettuce make salads!

Eating salad has never been so zesty with Terry Hope Romero‘s Salad Samurai. Learn how to make your salads snazzy and vibrant with her cookbook that has options for those who are vegan, gluten-free or just want to discover the joys of eating healthy!

“Dig in to:saladsamurai
Spring Herb Salad with Maple Orange Tempeh
Deviled Kale Caesar Salad
Seared Garlic Chickpeas, Spinach, and Farro
Seitan Steak Salad with Green Peppercorn Dressing
Herbed Pea Ricotta, Tomatoes, and Basil
Mushroom, Barley, and Brussels Harvest Bowl
Tempeh Rubenesque Salad
Pomegranate Quinoa Holiday Tabouli
Seitan Bacon Wedge Salad
and many more!”

Find this book in our new cookbook display at the library!


Login 101

library app

Download the free MEI Secondary Library app for access anytime, anywhere!

Don’t want an app? You can also access and search the MEI Library catalog from school or from home using any web browser.
Students can login to their own personal account to place holds, renew the books they have out to avoid overdue fines, and see what they currently have checked out.

Click HERE to access MEI Secondary library at home using any web browser.
Next, select MEI Secondary Library.
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Once the new page has opened, select the Login button on the top right corner.
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Students can login to their own personal account, using the same username/password as the computers at school.
Not sure what your password is or need it to be reset? Ask the Librarian.
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Now that you are logged in, select the My Info tab to see what library books and textbooks you currently have checked out. You can also renew library books, see what you have on hold, and check the total(s) of your library fines.
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Got a Question? Ask a Librarian.