SPHS High School Library Newsletter

The Place to Go When You Need to Know

May 2015

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101 Best Books for the College Bound

"It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it."

–Oscar Wilde

This book list, compiled by the CollegeBoard, includes classics students should read before (or during) college.

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Help students figure out what's next...myfuture.com

Myfuture.com helps young adults plan their next steps in life by bringing together the most recently available information about colleges, careers and military service opportunities from the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Defense, Education and Labor.

Developed by the Department of Defense and Joint Advertising Market Research & Studies (JAMRS), myfuture.com features career, college and military content, allowing users to explore all possibilities and gain insight into each option


In honor of the new Avengers movie- come check out our great selection of Marvel comics!

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Spotlight on New Books- May 2015

Visit the library anytime to check out new fiction and make sure to visit our awesome Graphic Novel, Manga, and Comic Book section!

Spotlight on iPad Apps & Websites

Some Free resources to keep you organized and in the loop.

The SPHS Library is accepting donations!

Gently used books- non-fiction no older than 2 or 3 years.
SAT, AP, and/ or ACT testing books- no older than 2 years old.

USB Keyboards and mice
Wide Screen monitors with HDMI.
(These are for Girls Can Code- we meet in upper media once a week.)

If you donate anything to the SPHS Library- please make sure your name and address is on it. You will receive a tax donation letter within 1 week.

For further questions please contact Marianne Fitzgerald mfitzgerald1@aacps.org

SPHS Databases- how do I get to them? How do I log in from home?

Go to our school library website

Click on Catalog and E-Books
You may access any of our paid databases from home.

Log-Ins and Passwords are available on BlackBoard under SPHS English

Log In Information for SPHS Databases (PDF)