Mrs. Shemin &
Mrs. Zerbo's
Library Page

 

WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY!!!

All Pocantico Hills students and their parents have access to a wonderful library collection that includes:

  • Over 3000 picturebooks
  • Over 8000 non-fiction books
  • Over 4000 fiction books
  • Audio-books and books-on-tape
  • Reference books including almanacs, atlases, encyclopedias
  • Magazines for all ages
  • Internet connections and CD ROMs on 4 computers
  • A computerized library catalog on every station on our LAN (local area network)

WHEN SURFING THE NET…….

Mrs Shemin recommends these "virtual library visits":

the INTERNET PUBLIC LIBRARY Lots of fun things to see and do, storyhours to listen to, find some new jokes, take a tour around the world, read some stories…..Find it all at http://www.ipl.org/youth/  

Also worth visiting…… the HOMEWORK CENTER at Multnomah County Library/Kids Page…. Help, homework resources, photo galleries and links… Find this one at http://www.multnomah.lib.or.us/lib/kids/homework/  

FOR PARENTS…HOW TO RAISE A READER (library tips for parents) http://www.ssdesign.com/ALAkids/

FOR YOUNG READERS…CHILDREN'S STORYBOOKS ON LINE http://www.magickeys.com/books/index.html

LIBRARY DATABASES:
CobblestoneOnline.net 
EBSCO Host 
Encyclopaedia Britannica
Gale Infotrack  
Grolier Online 
Hornbook Online
Hornbook Online

SIRS Discoverer 
Sirs Researcher  
World Book Online 

 

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This page was last edited April 09, 2007.