Special Library Hours
Please note the following changes to library hours this week due to testing.
Wednesday, April 9
7:00-12:45: CLOSED (no entry)
3:30-5:00: Homework Center
Please check back after spring break for additional changes to library hours.
Monday, April 21
2:05-2:55: CLOSED (Career Center Access)
3:30-5:00: Homework Center (NO COMPUTER ACCESS)
Did you know that students at Lynbrook High School have free access to eBooks? These eBooks, which are print materials in electronic form, are available 24/7 from any internet connected device! The LHS Library has about 18,000 print books in its collection, but eBooks increase that number to over 140,000. You can also quickly navigate through the books, search them, and even highlight and annotate them.
Here's how to access eBooks through the LHS Library.
- Follett Shelf. If you sign in to Destiny (our card catalog), Follett eBooks will show up in your searches. You can also go directly to Follett Shelf to search only eBooks. To view video tutorials on how to log in to Destiny or use Follett Shelf, click here. There are also apps that allow you to search, download, and read eBooks on your portable device.
- EBSCO eBooks. This collection of 120,000+ eBooks covers a wide variety of topics. You can access EBSCO eBooks through the EBSCO databases or using EBSCO apps on your portable device. If you are off campus, you will need the user name and password available in School Loop. To view video tutorials on how to create an EBSCO account and access eBooks, click here.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library. A collection of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works, the Gale Virtual Reference Library puts over 8,000 reference titles at your fingertips. You can use their app, Access My Library, to search for and read eBooks on your portable device. If you are off campus, you will need the user name and password available in School Loop. To view video tutorials on how to create a Gale account and access eBooks, click here.
For help setting up portable devices or accessing eBooks, check out the LHS Library YouTube Channel or come to the library.
The LHS Library recently acquired a large shipment of INTERESTING, CURRENT nonfiction books. Interested in dance, music, art, science, espionage, college, government, or social issues? History, technology, or economy? Come by and check out the new selection in the "new books" area and on the newly refreshed nonfiction shelves! We also just unpacked SIX BOXES of new fiction, currently displayed on the shelves facing the round tables near the books in the library. From historical fiction to dystopian novels, sports stories, romance, realistic fiction, and everything in between--there's something for everyone. Check them out, then write a review for the LHS Book Blog!
Access Online Databases From Home
Does the library have this book?
Log on to Destiny to access our online catalog and search for books by title, author, or keyword. Use Destiny to search the resources in the library OR to look at what is currently checked out to you. You can also check out eBooks from Follett Shelf IF YOU ARE LOGGED IN to Destiny.