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​Hover over images to ask Ms. Jud or Mr. Waters a question.

We are available while John Adams is closed.  Please email us!

 

 

Students!  Teachers!  Please continue to read...

while John Adams is closed.  Take a look at our Ebooks!  Click on the "John Adams" banner above (scroll down to "John Adams') to borrow Ebooks and access the JAHS Destiny home page. Email Ms. Jud or Mr. Waters for your username.  The password for everyone is nyclib16

Watch the video below to learn how.

 

 

Mr. Waters and Ms. Jud are available for help while John Adams is closed.  Scroll down to our pictures and click on the 'email me' button below our pictures.   Check out our new tabs:  "Remote Learning" and "Corona Virus".

COMICS! COMICS! COMICS!

ALL FREE!

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Password:  books123

For high school

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For Middle School level

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A very large collection of archived comics

 

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Elementary level

And even more comics!

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Middle and High School Level

 

 

 

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MackinVIA contains many free ebooks. Click on the banner above. Email Ms. Jud or Mr. Waters for the username and password.

More Ebooks available from the link below!

 Ebooks are also available along with 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.

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Please look at the PDF slides below to learn how to check out an ebook from the Queens Public Library

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PBIS/Global Kids Positive Vibes Newsletter

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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 currently closed during the pandemic.  ​We look forward to returning as soon as possible!

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

The databases below do NOT need passwords, with the exception of "JSTOR".  Please send an email for the usernames/passwords for "JSTOR", "Brainpop" and "Shmoop" . 

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF A FREE SUBSCRIPTION TO THE NEW YORK TIMES UNTIL JULY 6.

BrainPop

 

No Log in Needed! 

Check out the free content!

Shmoop

Shmoop is a homework helper and test prep website. 

(see librarians for username/password)

Turn It In

 

Please see Ms. Lampert for log in details.

Mr. Waters is currently reading

Ms. Jud is currently reading

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

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

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