Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Library of Congress: Chronicling America

The Library of Congress grants free digital access to America's historic newspaper pages from 1836 - 1922, through the Chronicling America database. This is a great way to learn about history through the examination of primary sources. EDSITEment also has a Chronicling America portal which offers video tutorials on how to navigate the database. A great resource!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

April is School Library Month!

School Library Month is the American Association os School Librarians' (AASL) celebration of school library programs. This year's spokesperson is award-winning actress and best-selling author, Julianne Moore. Check out her PSA about school libraries here.

Also, take a look at this infographic from TeachingDegree.org. Libraries are indeed forever!


Howtoons is a great resource for providing engaging content to teach students how to build things, combining instructions with storytelling. With its foundation of science and engineering education, Howtoons inspires creativity through art and imagination.

Howtoons has some great DIY/STEM-related educational comics for students! Check some of them out here.

April 9th Poetry Event at the HHS Library

In honor of National Poetry Month, Ms. Meyer and Mr. Haas will be hosting a poetry reading and discussion in the HHS Library on Thursday, April 9th, at 2:00pm. This event is part of Mass Poetry's Common Threads discussion series. We will also be displaying student work in the library, if you are a student poet please consider contributing some of your work!

All are welcome to the April 9th event! Please RSVP to Ms. Meyer if you are interested in attending.