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Slingerlands Library Media Center

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Have you heard of the John Newbery Medal?

The Newbery medal is given each year to the best book written by an American author in the previous year for children ages 0 through 14. Which book will win the prestigious Newbery award this year? Stay tuned to the American Media Awards on February 12th to find out! 

Jonathan London’s Froggy visits Slingerlands Kindergarten and first grade students.

We had a fun visit from Froggy and Ms. Cathy Brenner from Bethlehem Public Library as they met with students in Slingerlands Elementary library for a story and meet and greet.

Databases: Students have access to all of our databases on the right hand side of this webpage. When they are in school, they can freely access them. From home, however, students need to enter a password. Please feel free to email me to obtain passwords to our school databases.

Kindergarten parents: Click on the image below (DayByDayNY) to be connected to a website for young children and their families. It is part of the New York State Library early literacy initiative Ready to Read at New York Libraries. It includes a new song, story and video each day!

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The link to the library catalog is in sidebar on the right. Check out the below information to explore e-books and audiobooks.

OverDrive

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Click the above image to access Overdrive

  • Click here to access OverDrive
  • Our library has downloadable eBooks and audiobooks via OverDrive, similar to the eBook and audiobook formats available at the public library.
  • eBooks and audiobooks available through the school library have been selected specifically for elementary students and teachers.
  • OverDrive eBooks and audiobooks are made possible through our Capital Region BOCES School Library System and by funding from BCSD.

Follett Shelf eBooks

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Click above image to access Follett Shelf

  • Click here to access Follett Shelf eBooks
  • The school library has downloadable eBooks via Follett Shelf.
  • Students and teachers use a school login to access Follett Shelf eBooks. Contact your school’s librarian for login name and password.
  • Follett Shelf eBooks have been selected specifically for the school’s students and teachers.

Authors & Topics

Click here to view some of the authors who have visited the Slingerlands library in recent years (along with some of their best books) and some helpful websites for a variety of topics.