LHS Library Media Center Update

Our doors are now open!!

Have a free period? Have some work to do? Come visit the Library! Open periods 1-4 and 6 & 7!

Week of May 10 - May 14, 2021

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May is ASIAN/Pacific American HERITAGE MONTH

Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institute and many more join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success. Lots of resources and information!

Books For Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Here are 38 books by Asian authors that have Asian (or Asian-inspired, in the case of fantasy worlds!) protagonists at the helm. If you’re looking for reads about the Asian American experience of the past and present, we also got you covered.

Agent of Change

George Takei

Japanese American actor George Takei starred as Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek. He is also involved with gay rights and Japanese American groups, and has become a highly popular social-media presence as well as an author. Check him out!

George Takei: We Are the Humanities

Teacher's Corner

New York Times: Resources for Your Classroom

The Learning Network Teach and Learn With The Times: Resources for Bringing the World Into Your Classroom

Teaching Interviewing, Resume Writing, and More

Give students the thinking, reading, writing, and speaking skills they’ll need to succeed in the workplace. IBM’s Career Readiness Toolkit For Teachers includes lesson plans, activities, and resources that can be built into your curriculum.

Teacher Appreciation GiveAways!!

The Best Teacher Appreciation Give Aways! Lots of FREE prizes!

Sign up for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card

All the Best Teaching & Learning Ideas, Straight to Your Inbox

35 Best Podcasts for Elementary through High School

The best podcasts for students to listen to and learn from and divided by grade level.

Reading

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

New York Times Bestsellers

Looking for your next great read? Scroll through the listings for adult, young adult, middle school & children's picture books

Epic Reads

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!

Peninsula Public Library

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

Research

Access Our School Databases for Research

Username: xg39 and Password: nbsls

Something For Everyone

This Day in History

Learn something new everyday and broaden your horizons.

Google Earth

Travel the world from the comfort of your home.

The Word Search

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.

Questions? Ideas? lvutianitis@lawrence.k12.ny.us