LHS Library Media Center Update

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

Week of June 14 - June 18, 2021

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For the Graduates

15 of the Best Books to Give Graduates

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.

15 Virtual College Campus Tours

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.

Authors as Agents of Change

Tiffany D. Jackson

New York Times Bestselling, award winning author of Monday’s Not Coming, Allegedly, Let Me Hear A Rhyme, Grown, and her newest upcoming 2021 titles WHITE SMOKE, SANTA IN THE CITY and co-author of BLACKOUT. Check her out to find out more fun facts!

Find Out Some Fun Facts about Tiffany D. Jackson!

Epic Author Facts: Tiffany D. Jackson | Allegedly

Summer Stuff

Free Resources For High School Students To Get Ahead

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.

Summer Is Coming. Bring a Book!

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!

Reading

Digital Library Card at the New York Public Library!

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!

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

YA Readers' Most Anticipated Books for June

Goodreads shares a list of the most anticipated books coming this month! Take a peak to find your next book to read!

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

Teacher's Corner

17 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth With Kids

Also known as Freedom Day, Juneteeth takes place on June 19th every year to commemorate June 19, 1865, when federal orders read in Galveston, Texas stated that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free. Some great resources at We are Teachers

Graduation Quotes to Inspire the Class of 2021

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!

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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.

Research

Access Our School Databases for Research

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Something For Everyone

Best Typing Apps for Students

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!

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? Email me at lvutianitis@lawrence.k12.ny.us