September 2015

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Help us remind our MH Titans that their picture ID cards are also their library cards :)

Digital e-books & audio books are just a click away!

Students & staff can read or listen to great titles by just clicking on the icon in the library's catalog or accessing on MH library blackboard.

Students: Log into Follett Shelf using blackboard username & password

Teachers: Log into Follett Shelf with guest login: username: mhlibrary password: titans

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FYI - You can access Discovery Education by logging onto:
Login: user name and password.

If you have not created a Discovery login, click on passcode/new user and put in school code:5AAD41F7 and then create your user name and password. :)


The Testing & Education Reference Center will provide students with in-depth information on colleges & universities, and preparatory entrance tests. Available online practice tests include entrance exams, certification and licensing tests. The Testing & Education Reference Center also includes Career Assessment & Resume Builder programs.

I've began using Edshelf last year with classes to provide additional resources for teachers to share with students in transfer tasks. I added some of the popular web2.0 tools and apps for digital storytelling and project presentations on our library's blackboard page.

I have also created my own collection of favorites during our librarians professional development session. See Below:

Presentation Tools:

Digital Storytelling:
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American Library Assoc. Best Apps List for 2015


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Wednesday, Sep. 23rd, 11:30am-1:30pm

MH Cafeteria

Alexandria Young Adult Services Librarian will be in cafeteria with Ms. Gross during the entire lunch block. Please encourage your students to sign up to receive their public library cards. The card will give them access to thousands of electronic books, journals and databases.
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SAVE THE DATE!! MH Winter Book Fair Is Coming In December!

Monday, May 18th, 9am to Friday, May 22nd, 5pm

Minnie Howard School Library

MH Book Fair in December

We will hold our winter book fair in MH Library during the week of December 18-22.
We hope this fair will be a great celebration of reading and provide an opportunity for reluctant and advance readers to find popular books to own at sale prices.
Our profit will be used to purchase books for our nonfiction collection and for library programming.