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The Great Gatsby
Of Mice and Men
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Lovely Bones
The Joy Luck Club
Into the Wild
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Sense and Sensibility
Brave New World
Ender's Game
Bridget Jones's Diary
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
The Hunger Games
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
The Red Tent
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
In Her Shoes
The Help
The Handmaid's Tale


Ms. Logan's favorite books »

Roslyn's books

Room
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Glass Castle
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption
Steve Jobs
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Life of Pi
Ready Player One
Speak


Roslyn Davis's favorite books »

Amy's books

The Three Musketeers
Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm
Sous les vents de Neptune
Scarlet
Etiquette & Espionage
The Unintended
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
A Moveable Feast
On the Banks of Plum Creek
Howl's Moving Castle


Mrs. Ashworth's favorite books »
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IMPORTANT COMPUTER CHANGES!

NEW FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR!

 

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PLEASE NOTE:  If your last name is hyphenated, 2nd last names ARE NOT INCLUDED.  All last names are limited to 16 characters.

 

To log in to a desktop or laptop computer, you will need your FUHSD ID and your password. 

 

To change your password, after you log in with the default password, hit cntrl-alt-delete.  Please select a password you will remember! Changing your login password will automatically update your password for the wifi network, Infinite Campus, and your FUHSD Google Apps account (new this year).

 

Your FUHSD ID is your main username and password for most student systems in the district.  Your new FUHSD Student Mail account and Google Apps for Education tools are all accessed through your FUHSD ID at any Google login page or directly at http://google.com/a/fuhsd.org/  Note that you will need to have come to campus and changed your password BEFORE accessing this account.  If you can't get in to your FUHSD google account, see Ms. Logan or Ms. Ashworth!

 

For a document showing step-by-step screenshots of what this will look like the first time you log in, click here.

For a screencast of this process, see the playlist embedded below.

 

Back to School Playlist!

Use this playlist to help you get connected for the new school year!

Teens Top Ten Nominees

 


 

The nominees for the 2014 Teen's Top Ten award have been announced.  This list is created by teens, and voting will begin August 15, so start reading now and check this page for voting information!  View a list of the titles, with descriptions of each title, here, or come into the library and check them out!

 

Voting is now live!  To vote for your favorite book for 2014, click here.

 

But first--let me take a shelfie!

What do you call a selfie taken in the LHS Library? A SHELFIE! Upload your shelfie to twitter or instagram #LynbrookLibrary #shelfie! Don't forget to follow the library's twitter feed @LynbrookLibrary!

Got eBooks?

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.

 

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.

 

Silicon Valley Reads Author Robin Sloan--an interview!

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LHS LIBRARY TEAM

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Davis, Roz
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Logan, Sarah
Library Media Teacher

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TUTORIAL POLICY

All students are welcome to come to the library during tutorial.

You must have a chair to be in the library during tutorial.

Feel free to move chairs in order to collaborate with others, however, do NOT move chairs from computer terminals.  Please return chairs at the end of tutorial!

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