Library News Blast June 2016

Flushing High School Library Media Center, E. F. Bayer, MLS

Summer is Almost Here! Best Summer Reads

Flushing High School LIbrary has received copies of books recommended by NYC Reads 365. A complete list of all titles with annotations and ideas for book promotions are available at the Libguide published by the DOE. Some books in our collection are highlighted below.

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Professional Development Opportunities this Summer

Join teachers, administrators and others interested in innovative technology programs at the 2016 School Technology Summit on July 27th in Laguardia High School. Register online now. Hear Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, as keynote speaker.

Attend the Brooklyn Public Library Teacher Lab from August 14-18. It will introduce teachers to many free resources available to teach in the 21st century classroom. Enrollment opens June 6 and will continue until class is filled. Offers 25 credit hours or 2 "P" credits.

Looking forward to next year

I am looking for a team for teachers to help develop a reading culture at FHS and help me implement school wide programs to foster independent reading. Email me at if you would like to help. One of my immediate ideas is to start a a book club in the library for students. We will discuss a different genre each month. Encourage your students to join. Meeting dates and times will be organized in the fall to accommodate the students' schedules. If you have any interested students, please send them my way.


First 2 readers who open this newsletter and read to the very end, stop by the library for a free tote bag. For the rest of you, stop by for a brochure: Get in the Game, listing the best summer reads for everyone, any age, from babies to adults. For more summer reading, join the Summer Reading book club at
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