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 17 - May 21, 2021

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Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Month with PBS

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May and every day with a special PBS collection of stories that explores the history, traditions and culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

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

Anna May Wong

Appearing in over sixty movies throughout her career, Wong was the first Chinese American film star in Hollywood. In addition to her roles in silent films, television, and stage, Wong landed a role in one of the first movies made in Technicolor.

Anna May Wong: The first Asian American Movie Star | Unladylike2020 | American Masters | PBS

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!

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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.

Reading

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.

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

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? lvutianitis@lawrence.k12.ny.us