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John Adams High School Library Media Center: Library Home

Corona Virus/School Closure

Mr. Waters and Ms. Jud are available for help while John Adams is closed.  Simply click on the 'email me' button below our pictures.   The databases below do NOT need passwords, with the exception of "JSTOR".  Please send an email for the usernames/passwords for "JSTOR", "Brainpop" and "Schmoop". There are also new tabs available:  "Distant Learning" and "Corona Virus". 


If you have NOT received your device for remote learning, please refer to this website for guidance.

 

Hey Students!  Teachers!  You can borrow ebooks from the John Adams library.  We have over two hundred to view.  Click on the blue "John Adams" banner.  In the center is a "Material" drop-down box.  Choose "ebooks" and hit "Enter" on your computer.  You will see a list of ebooks available.  To check it out, go to the upper-right corner and log in with your user name that Mr. Waters will send you when requested.  The password for everyone is nyclib16

 

 Don't forget you have access to ebooks and many other benefits from the Queens/Brooklyn libraries. You can take advantage of these offers with an electronic library card by clicking on the images below.

John Adams High School Library Media Center


 Welcome to the John Adams High School Library Homepage!

The John Adams High School Library houses approximately 16,000 volumes, which includes nonfiction and fiction collections, 500 reference titles and an audiovisual collection. The library also subscribes to a number of electronic databases and e-books.  The librarians are prepared to teach information literacy classes and provide reference services for students and staff.   The facility includes 76 computers to accommodate our diverse learning community.

Library Hours

The library is open periods 1-9 Monday through Friday.

Please dial extension 300 for more information

  Teachers' E-mail

 

Students!  Access your JAHS G-mail account here!

EVENTS IN THE LIBRARY

Poetry Out Loud! Contest - December 15, 2017

Thanks to Ms. Jarrett for arranging this wonderful event.

Congratulations!

Mr. Singh's Global class displayed their amazing Medieval villages in the library in November. Good work everyone!

Author and musician James McBride gave an inspiring talk

Thanks to AP Dr. Silverman for arranging Mr. McBride's visit!

Ms. Vatsal spoke on November 20, 2018.  The students were given her books a month prior to her appearance.

Ms. Vatsal led a discussion on her writing processes and her interest in early 20th Century history.

Ms. Vatsal was kind to sign copies of her books for the students who attended.

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SEARCH THE JOHN ADAMS' LIBRARY'S CATALOG

Find:
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Click on the banner above to access the JAHS Destiny home page.

USE THESE GREAT DATABASES TO CONDUCT RESEARCH - THEY ARE YOUR 'GO TO' SOURCES. SEE TAB ABOVE FOR PRIMARY SOURCES. SEE LIBRARIANS FOR PASSWORDS

 

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF JOHN ADAMS'S FREE SUBSCRIPTION TO THE NEW YORK TIMES (AVAILABLE ON SCHOOL PREMISES ONLY)

New Books! Click on the arrow to see the latest arrivals!

Dear Martin

Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Finding Yvonne by Brandy Colbert

Pupil Path

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Mr. Waters is currently reading

Ms. Jud is currently reading

Seen the movie? Now read the book! WE HAVE THEM FOR YOU!

Shmoop

Shmoop is a homework helper and test prep website. 

(see librarians for username/password)

BrainPop

No Log in Needed! 

Check out the free content!

Turn It In

 

Please see Ms. Lampert for log in details.