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June 2022 Issue #51

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Celebrating the Graduates!

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Juneteenth - June 19, 2022

Juneteenth National Independence Day, commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, observed annually on June 19. Juneteenth is celebrated on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Read more and watch some video clips!

june is pride month

Why is pride month is celebrated in june

Pride Month commemorates years of struggle for civil rights and the ongoing pursuit of equal justice under the law for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. But why is Pride Month celebrated in June? Click here to find out!

June Monthly Themes from the national park service

From parks to trails, waterways, and so much more, June celebrates the great outdoors. The month also commemorates the contributions, accomplishments, and resiliency of LBGTQ+ Americans both past and present.

Spotlight on A Database


Borrow ebooks and audiobooks from the Lawrence High School library with Sora, all through your Google waffle. Just find your school and sign in. Can also be downloaded on your tablet or phone!

Places To Find A Good Book!

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

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SYNC - 16 weeks of free audiobooks for teens

SYNC is a summer reading program, powered by Sora, for teens aged 13 and older (anyone can participate). It will run for 16 weeks, providing two thematically paired audiobooks, free, to every listener. This equals 32 free books!

The Goodreads Summer Reading Guide

Fill your days and nights with bookish delights! These reading recommendations will keep your Want to Read shelf stocked all season long. Check out the link!

The Ultimate YA Summer Reading List

It’s much easier to pick up a book than to book a trip to the South Pacific or South of France. Here are 20 books to help experience a bit of escape this summer, at home or wherever they might find themselves.

Summer Reading Lists, grades pre-k - 12

This summer reading list for 2022 has something for every kind of reader—fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, romance, fantasy, adventure, and so much more. Even reluctant readers are sure to find page-turners they won’t be able to put down!

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

free Museum passes at ppl

Have a library card at Peninsula Public Library?

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

Best End of School Year Quotes

It’s hard to believe that another school year is coming to an end. Here are some of the best end of school year quotes to honor this moment.

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?

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