ABBOTT TECH LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER
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.
STAY TUNED FOR A "BOOK CLUB" DURING OUR SHUT-DOWN.
Free Reading Online:
Junior Library Guild eBooks (streaming, not downloadable)
Audible audiobooks (I bookmarked the "teen" section, but there are more!
Scribd (one month for free during Coronavirus - no credit card necessary)
Open Library (I haven't tried this, but you borrow the books)
There are more! Just "Google" [free books] and see what comes up. Don't forget the services at your public library!
Search for books. Reserve items.
Take a STAR test or an AR Quiz. AR 360.
DMV Tests online - PLEASE do not print the DMV handbook in the library! You can borrow a hard copy.
Listen to TWO engaging books a week starting April 30.
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...
NUTMEG 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
|Chromebook Information Policies Charger Replacement|
7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
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.
SUMMER READING 2019
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)