Old Town High School Library

Fall 2013 Newsletter

Welcome Back!

The library was very busy last year (click on the image to check out some of our statistics) and I'm looking forward to another great year. I hope to see lots of your classes in the library! The library looks a little different this year, I hope you'll stop by to check it out. Is there something you would like to see added to the library collection? Don't hesitate to let me know. Please feel free to let me know if you need any help, want to schedule your classes for the library, or need any book recommendations for your classes.

Library opens Friday, September 6th!

Did you know?

EasyBib is integrated into some of our online databases and students can download their article citations directly to their EasyBib account.

Just click on citation tools, choose EasyBib, and then export. It's that easy!

Quizlet App

Flashcards to help your students study on the go. Create your own, use existing and students can even create their own. Develop online & printable quizzes to assess student knowledge. http://quizlet.com/

Quizlet for Teachers

Maine Readers' Choice Award

During the month of September vote in the first annual Maine Readers' Choice Award. The Maine Readers' Choice Committee narrowed a list of submitted titles for Maine readers to vote on: http://mainereaderschoiceaward.org/

Your favorite book this summer?

Email me your favorite read this summer for a future library display!

I absolutely LOVED this book. Check out the conversation I had on Twitter with the author while reading it.


by Andrew Smith

Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a boarding school for rich kids. He’s living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers, and rooming with the biggest bully on the rugby team. And he’s madly in love with his best friend Annie, who thinks of him as a little boy.

With the help of his sense of humor, rugby buddies, and his penchant for doodling comics, Ryan Dean manages to survive life’s complications and even find some happiness along the way. But when the unthinkable happens, he has to figure out how to hold on to what’s important, even when it feels like everything has fallen apart.

My Summer: A Trip to Africa

If you'd like to read about my trip to South Africa this summer along with some pictures and videos, click HERE