Library Media Center


Mrs. Markiewicz

Library Media Specialist
(203) 797-4460 Ext. 4426 or

The mission of the Library Media Center is to prepare our students to become active and effective users of information, promote a lifelong love of reading and learning and to provide materials that support the academic and trade technology goals of the CTHSS.

summer_reading_v2_web.jpgSummer Reading 2020 - There is a selection for English and a selection for your trade. You will work with these texts at the beginning of the school year. In addition, please record the books you read on our Governors Reading Challenge Google Form.

DURING THE COVID-19 SHUT-DOWN - if you have trouble with your Chromebook or if you have tech "issues," please contact Mrs. Markiewicz.

Virtual Library - created by CTTECH librarians

Chromebook Charger Replacement

AudioBookSync.pngListen to TWO engaging books a week starting April 30.  Sign up for alerts.  You must
1. Register your email on the Sync website.  (click on the green button)
2. Download the SORA app. Use setup code: audiobooksync  (contact Mrs. M if you have trouble)

April 20 - 25, 2020 is National Library Week. Check out this escape room created by the Danbury Public Library!              Librarian's Office Escape


 Search for books. Reserve items.

~/assets/uploads/schools/abbott/images/Parents%20and%20Students/RenLearnButton.jpgTake a STAR test or an AR Quiz. AR 360.

~/assets/uploads/schools/abbott/images/Parents%20and%20Students/ARbookfind.jpgIs your book AR? Find out.

 DMV Tests online - PLEASE do not print the DMV handbook in the library! You can borrow a hard copy.

~/assets/uploads/schools/abbott/images/Parents%20and%20Students/Vidondemand.png Career & Technical Education Collection

~/assets/uploads/schools/abbott/images/Parents%20and%20Students/Vidondemand.png: Master Collection

crs.jpgCongressional Research Service Documents

~/assets/uploads/schools/abbott/images/Parents%20and%20Students/ResearchIT.jpgFor all your database research
USE THIS LINK while we're out for Coronavirus.

~/assets/uploads/schools/abbott/images/Parents%20and%20Students/Easybib.pngPut together your MLA bibliography. Save it on your Drive.

MyBibButton.pngMyBib Citation generator. Free, no ads.


Listen to TWO engaging books a week starting April 30.

Sign up for alerts.


RB Digital (audio and ebooks) from the CT State Library. You will likely find more choices with your hometown library card, but you can find some by logging in at school. Click on EXPLORE and then Genre for more selections. To access your books offline, here is information about SORA, an app.

LOOKING FOR A GREAT BOOK TO READ??? Try a Nutmeg nominee...

~/assets/uploads/schools/abbott/images/Parents%20and%20Students/nutmeg%20seal%20final.pngNUTMEG BOOK AWARDS 2020.

The 2019 winner was "Scythe" by Neal Schusterman.
The 2018 winner was "Simon vs. the Homo Sapian's Agenda" by Becky Albertalli. 


Short Stories with AR Points - links to stories online

~/assets/uploads/schools/abbott/images/Parents%20and%20Students/dogpile.pngTired of Google? Try this search engine. 

Chromebook Information                Policies                     Charger Replacement


7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Circulation Policy
The normal loan period is two weeks. You may have two books checked out on your record. Books and/or magazines in the circulating collection may be renewed for one additional two-week period. Reference books may be checked out with permission.

There are no fines for overdue books. However, if a book is damaged or lost you will be responsible for replacing the book (the same title,) or paying for a new book in the main office. 

There is no charge for printing, however, students are reminded to perform a print preview first and select only what they need to print before choosing the print button.

Link to Danbury Public Library TEEN EVENTS Calendar


You will enter the site on the "home" page. There you will find your reading list.
The assignment is in the "Summer Reading Activities" tab. Choose ONE activity for credit.
9th & 10th grade list (for those who are having difficulty accessing the list)

Starting on April 25, download two books a week and listen all summer long!