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LHS LIBRARY TEAM

Ashworth, Amy
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Davis, Roz
Library Specialist
Hanford, Rick
Library Specialist
Logan, Sarah
Library Media Teacher

Library Tutorial Policy

  • Students are welcome to use the library for academic work during tutorial.
  • To ensure everyone's safety, students must have a chair in the library. 
  • Please do not move chairs from table to table. 
  • The Study and Reading Room are designated quiet zones during tutorial.
  • New this year in the Sun Rooms:  large monitors to facilitate student collaboration!  See the circulation desk to learn more.
  • Remember:  labs 005 and 006 are also open during tutorial if you need computer/printer access!

Thank you for your help in providing a safe, academic-focused learning environment for all students.

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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 »

Ms Ashworth'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 »

Ms. Logan's favorites book montage

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 »
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Need a Study Break? Check this out!

Freshmen: Have You Leveled Up?

PBS NewsHour's #MyZeitgeist2014 Contest

Need a study break?  Take some time out to create an entry for PBS NewsHour's #MyZeitgeist2014 contest. 

#MyZeitgeist is open for submissions until Dec. 12, and finalists will be notified on Dec. 15 with further instructions. They will announce the winner on Dec. 31.  The winner receives a Nexus tablet from Google.

You can participate in a Twitter chat with KQED Do Now from Dec. 5-12 or join the conversation on Twitter at the hashtag #MyZeitgeist to share their take on the news from this year.

You can view a sample entry here and a tutorial for how to create your entry here. 

Need a study space (and free snacks)?

Getting ready for finals?  Working on a group project? Need extra space to get your work done?

If so, you are invited to the Cupertino Library’s Teen Study Days @ Cupertino Community Hall (the building right beside the Cupertino Library).

We have the entire Hall reserved for you to come and study and prepare for your finals. Plus, they provide you with all kinds of snacks and drinks--FREE!

Teen Study Days will be held at Cupertino Community Hall on:

Sunday, Dec. 7      12pm – 5:30pm

Saturday, Dec 13  12pm – 5:30pm

Sunday, Dec. 14   12pm – 5:30pm

Space is open to everyone ages 13 – 21

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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.

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WRITING TOOLKIT

        

        

Library Hours

M/Tu/Th/Fri:     7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Weds:                9:10 AM – 3:30 PM

HOMEWORK CENTER

M/W/Th:            3:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Hours During Finals:

Monday-Wednesday (Dec. 15-17):  regular hours

Thursday, Dec. 18:  7:30-1:00 p.m.

NO HOMEWORK CENTER Tuesday-Thursday during finals.

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