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May 2022 Issue #50

Quote of the Month

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May is Mental health awareness month

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Learn more: Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

An annual celebration that recognizes the historical and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States.

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Here are books by Asian authors that have Asian (or Asian-inspired, in the case of fantasy worlds!) protagonists. Support Asian authors and learn more about their experiences, cultures, and histories through storytelling.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Learn More about cinco de mayo

Celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. A minor holiday in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage.

Agent of Change

Tammy Duckworth

She has achieved quite a number of firsts: first Asian-American woman elected to Congress in Illinois, first woman with a disability to be elected in Congress, first female double amputee in the Senate and first member of Congress born in Thailand.

Spotlight on A Database

Britannica School

Gives instant access to resources elementary through high school level. Britannica Online School Edition is an easy-to-use gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopedia Britannica. Username: xg39 Password: nbsls

Places To Find A Good Book!

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Get a Digital Library Card Today in a Few Easy Steps

New York residents ages 13 and older can get a digital library card through New York Public Library online card application and gain access to an array of digital resources! Can also be linked to Sora in your Google waffle!

Peninsula Public Library Website

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

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

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!

Teachers Corner

Science Resources for Middle and High School

These activities, videos, articles, and special offers make teaching science easier—and more fun! Includes Biology, Chemistry, Geology & Earth Science, Physics, STEM & Makerspace, and General Science

Teach Students Financial Education

Teach high schoolers to take control of their life plans and build financial confidence.

10 Tips for High Schoolers Creating Their First Resumes

Creating your first resume can be intimidating. Here are some resume tips from the experts at Deloitte, to help prepare for future career and college opportunities.


Access Our School Databases for Research

Username: xg39 and Password: nbsls

Fun for Everyone!

Virtual Field Trips

These live and interactive programs led by a museum educator focus on specific topics in Indigenous histories, cultures, and contemporary lives.

Word of the Day

Learn a new word everyday. Impress your friends & teachers. Improve your vocabulary and SAT/ACT scores.

This Day in History

Encyclopedia Britannica brings you this day in history. Check out the option to find out what happened in history on your birthday or any day!

Questions? Ideas?

February 2022- Issue #47