LHS Library Media Summer Send Off
Summer Edition - See you in September
Quote of the Week
For the Graduates- CONGRATULATIONS, Class of 2021
Graduation is the start of a new chapter in life — here are some titles to gift graduates, from inspirational memoirs to laugh-out-loud essay collections to thought-provoking fiction.
Whatever your graduate’s next phase entails, it’s time to send them off with a great graduation party, a unique graduation gift, and a card complete with heart-felt sentiment, like one of these best graduation quotes to inspire 2021 grads!
Colleges and universities across the world now offer virtual alternatives to on-campus tours. If you don’t see your prospective school(s), check directly on school sites.
Touring a college campus is exciting for high school students, but some students might not be able to visit in person—but that doesn’t mean they have to miss out! Check out the many virtual college campus tours available online right now.
Summer Fun Stuff - Reading
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and more from your local public library for FREE! Adjust ebook's font size, layout, and lighting. As you read, you can also add bookmarks, notes and highlights, and define words. Download on your phone, tablet or computer!
Check out these lists and reviews for tons of great summer reads.
This surreal school year is finally over. Here are some books to get you reading!
Summer Fun Stuff - Learn Something New!
Now you have lots of free time, why not learn how to better channel your inner chef? Here’s a list of virtual cooking classes for kids of all ages.
This addictive site tests you on your vocabulary knowledge. They also donate free rice to third-world countries! Free, Grades 2-12. Can change categories in the hamburger.
Lots of non-fiction articles on this site, and you can level it by Lexile (reading) level.
Have some down time? Use the time to learn a new skill, take an interesting course or prepare for standardized tests like the SAT or ACT. Here are 13 free resources for high school students to get ahead while school is out.
If you live, work, or attend school in New York, you can get a digital library card. With a digital library card you get free access to e-books, databases, educational resources, and more. Can also be linked into Sora!
You have your sunscreen and beach chairs. Once you pick up any of these 24 books, summer can really begin. Read the book everyone will be talking about! Read anticipated follow-ups! Maybe nonfiction? Love true crime? Check out this list!
Use your Google waffle to access Sora! You can also add your Peninsula Public Library AND your New York Public Library card (see above) This opens up your world of reading AND listening!
Goodreads shares a list of the most anticipated books coming this month! Take a peak to find your next book to read!
Looking for your next great read? Scroll through the listings for adult, young adult, middle school & children's picture books
Looking for your next great read? Check out Epic Reads. Includes Young Adult books from A to Z. Including videos, new releases, interviews, top lists and much more!
Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curb side pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from Tutor.com
All the Best Teaching & Learning Ideas, Straight to Your Inbox
The best podcasts for students to listen to and learn from and divided by grade level.
Something For Everyone
These 15 musicians span the genres, introducing everything from opera to Motown. This list is a jumping-off point to explore other famous musicians and bands in each of these genres, giving you a wider world of music to enjoy.
The Bay Houses Of Long Island explores the lives, history, and experiences of bay house owners in the Town of Hempstead from both a historical and contemporary perspective.
More than ever, typing is an essential part of learning. Developing this skill doesn’t have to be boring, though! We are Teachers put together this helpful list of some of the best options for elementary, middle, and high school kids!
Fun to play and educational! Great for those students that are early finishers. Play on the computer or your device - If you're feeling a little more adventurous, why not create your very own with the simple to use Word Search Maker.