LHS Library Media Center Update
Our doors are now open!!
Have a free period? Have some work to do? Come visit the Library! Open periods 1-4 and 6 & 7!
Week of May 31 - June 4, 2021
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Authors as Agents of Change
Two of his books have been made into movies, as his books continue to be printed in dozens of languages, selling millions of copies worldwide. Green’s novels are considered modern classics for young adults. Check him out!
An educational YouTube channel started by John Green and his brother, Hank Green. Crash Course offers a wide variety of subjects, including organic chemistry, literature, world history, biology, philosophy, theater, ecology, and more!
Have some down time? Use the time to learn a new skill, take an interesting course or prepare for standardized tests like the SAT or ACT. Here are 13 free resources for high school students to get ahead while school is out.
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4. Click on Submit to create a user account and password
The Learning Network Teach and Learn With The Times: Resources for Bringing the World Into Your Classroom
Give students the thinking, reading, writing, and speaking skills they’ll need to succeed in the workplace. IBM’s Career Readiness Toolkit For Teachers includes lesson plans, activities, and resources that can be built into your curriculum.
All the Best Teaching & Learning Ideas, Straight to Your Inbox
The best podcasts for students to listen to and learn from and divided by grade level.
You have your sunscreen and beach chairs. Once you pick up any of these 24 books, summer can really begin. Read the book everyone will be talking about! Read anticipated follow-ups! Maybe nonfiction? Love true crime? Check out this list!
Graduation is the start of a new chapter in life — here are some titles to gift graduates, from inspirational memoirs to laugh-out-loud essay collections to thought-provoking fiction.
Looking for your next great read? Scroll through the listings for adult, young adult, middle school & children's picture books
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!
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 Tutor.com
Something For Everyone
More than ever, typing is an essential part of learning. Developing this skill doesn’t have to be boring, though! We are Teachers put together this helpful list of some of the best options for elementary, middle, and high school kids!
Fun to play and educational! Great for those students that are early finishers. Play on the computer or your device - If you're feeling a little more adventurous, why not create your very own with the simple to use Word Search Maker.