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Seniors, take your NoodleTools account with you to college and ensure you have access to those citation, notecards, and outlines you created here at JJHS.  Visit 
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2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week
May 30 - August 15, 2013.

Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have the opportunity to listen to bestselling titles and required reading classics this summer.   Each week  from May 30 - August 15, 2013, SYNC will offer two free audiobook downloads.

The audiobook pairings will include a popular young adult (YA) title and a classic that connects with the YA title's theme and is likely to show up on a student's summer reading lists.  For example, Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Boys (Scholastic Audiobooks), the first book in a bestselling series about a group of teenagers search for the supernatural ley lines, will be paired with the Latino classic of magical realism, Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima (Recorded Books).

To find out when you can download titles to listen to on the run this summer, visit www.AudiobookSync.com or text syncya to 25827.

 
 
New York State's (NYS) public libraries have reported 1.67 million young people participated in the 2012 Summer Reading Program.  That's a 5% increase over 2011.  Nice job to those who participated and to our public libraries.  Look for next year's Summer Reading Program information in May of 2013.  
 
 
Free audiobooks
2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week
June 14 - August 22, 2012

Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have the opportunity to listen to bestselling titles and required reading classics this summer.  Each week from June 14 - August 22, 2012, SYNC will offer two free audiobook downloads.

The audiobook pairings will include a popular YA title and a classic that connects with the YA title's theme and is likely to show up on a student's summer reading lists.  For example, Laini Taylor's Daughter of Smoke and Bone, the first book in a new series about a girl who opens a door to two otherworldly cities at war, will be paired with Charles Dicken's A Tale of Two Cities.

To find out when you can download titles to listen to on the run this summer, visit www.AudiobookSync.com or text syncya to 25827.

 
 
Attention students, all library items are due June 1st.  If you have paper or project, please see a library staff member to discuss your needs.  Teachers, watch your email for end of the year information.
 
 
This summer NoodleTools will be making changes this summer and you're going to love them.  Watch the full preview at http://youtu.be/JLieHxt8VoI.  Some of the enhancements include...
  • copy and paste citations already formatted for you.  
  • save articles in NoodleTools
  • get citation info on books by putting in the ISBN number or title.
 
 
New York State announced 1.65 million teens and children participated in summer reading programs during the summer of 2011. The Deputy Commissioner of Cultural Education and Acting State Librarian said it's a 10% increase from 2010. Way to go NY public libraries!  Get more information at http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/summer/resource.htm.
 
 
Fordham University is offering a speed reading program in Poughkeepsie this summer.    There are three sessions; one for 6-8th graders, 9-11th graders, and one for grade 12 and beyond.  Details are on a flyer just inside the library entrance.
 
 
SYNC is giving away free audiobooks all summer long.  Go to http://www.audiobooksync.com/ for more details.