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John Adams High School Library Media Center: Library Home

WELCOME TO THE

JOHN ADAMS HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY!

Whether you are remote or in person, we are glad you have chosen to visit the library's homepage.  We're here to help you.  Click on the icons below to get in touch.  We're looking forward to hearing from you!

 

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ejud@johnadamsnyc.org or jwaters2@johnadamsnyc.org

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

April is National Poetry Month!

Check out a poetry book on Sora below.  Have you written a poem you'd like to share?  Send it to us, we'll post it!

Or, check out this great web site!

The above image represents just a few of the many poetry books available.  Audio books are available as well! Click on the Sora icon below to borrow.

 

Need NX Help?

These teachers are available, just click on the link 

NEW!!

Students! Teachers!  

EBSCO'S PrepSTEP  can help you prepare for exams and with classes! Email us for log in information.

  

 

Hover over image above for more information.

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

 

  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.

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)

MyLibraryNYC

SEARCH THE LIBRARY'S CATALOG

Students!  Teachers!

Borrowing an ebook is easy.  Click on Sora and find thousands of books in the Queens Library.  All you need is your DOE email address (follow this link if you don't know it).  If you want a physical book you can arrange for a pickup at a library near you.  Simply go on the Queens Library website.  Happy reading!

 

View the slides below to start reading!

The Bluford Series for Free!!  Just click on the image below!

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 from 2pm to 11pm!

 

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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.

Click on the above link for lots of free comics!

 

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

With the exception of "JSTOR", the databases below do NOT need a password.  Please send an email for the usernames/passwords for "JSTOR", and "Shmoop". 

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

TeachingBooks

Pupil Path

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

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