Cobble Hill Library News

January 2014

Cobble Hill Library Website

The Cobble Hill Library webpage has a new look please visit at the link below.

Students and staff now have access to the library catalogue, and free databases for research, college and career planning.

Introducing MyLibraryNYC

All current staff at Cobble Hill will receive a New York Public Library card (Educator Card). When activated you will be able to borrow books from the New York, Brooklyn and Queens public libraries. In addition, as a participant in the program you will have:

- Fine free borrowing for you and your students.

- Free delivery of individual books and class sets for classroom use.

- Access to the public library databases, E-books, music and movies.

Training for MYLibraryNYC will be scheduled for staff during regents week.

During the month of February, students will receive their new NYPL library cards. I will schedule class visits with the English teachers to distribute and activate student cards.

Please visit the MyLibraryNYC website listed below for further information:

NY Times Replica Edition

The Replica Edition is now accessible for classroom and home use. The Replica Edition is a digital edition of the paper as it appears in print. You can project newspaper articles on your Smartboard or have students access it on laptops, in the computer lab or home. Back issues are available and also the weekend editions.

How to access the NYT Replica Edition:

Username: 200351112

Password: 200231112

View the users' guide at the bottom of the page for tips on how to use the features on the site. There is also a toolbar at the bottom of the site that will give you additional options.

Book Giveaway

We have a limited number of fiction paperback books the library is discarding. Please feel free to search the bin for something that may interest you or may want to add to your classroom library.

Need a quote?

Is there a quote that you want to use but can't remember the author? Not sure of the correct wording? Check out the article, 'How to Research a Quotation'.