News from The Pit: Holiday Edition

American International School of Budapest: MS/HS Library

Holidays are for Reading!

Whether you are here in Budapest or traveling across the globe to see family and friends, taking time off to read a book for your own enjoyment is a wonderful way to relax.


Check out a book from our library. Buy a book from your favorite bookstore. Or try our OverDrive service so you always have a book loaded onto your phone or tablet. No matter what format you prefer, taking time to read is a gift to yourself.

BOOK LISTS for gift ideas and pleasure reading for yourself

OverDrive: Read on your device....Easy and free!

1. Get your library number. If you don't know it, email me. I really love to help out.

2. Get and install the OverDrive app (search your app store)

3. Find our library (search American International School of Budapest)

4. Enter your library number (P+number)

5. Start borrowing!


The book will download onto your device so you can read anywhere. (No wifi needed after you download the book; read offline)


Downloaded titles stay on your bookshelf for 14 days. You can also change your borrowing time in "my account > settings"

Travel Guides in OverDrive: Always available!

Books for TWEENS in OverDrive (grades 5-8)

Books for TEENS in OverDrive (grade 8+)

Books for ADULTS in OverDrive

Nonfiction in OverDrive (ADULT Interest )

DIY in OverDrive

These look good...how do I find MORE?

Here are some ways to SEARCH our catalog of 200+ titles to find what you want

1. Subjects ~> lists books by genre

2. Collections ~> special lists such as "Lonely Planet" or "Classics"

3. Levels ~> lists by reading level and interest (age) level

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Sarah Ducharme

Middle and High school Librarian


Email me for your library number!