Library

Rochelle Garfinkel, Librarian: rgarfinkel (at)marlboroschool.net

Vermont Online Library now available to ALL Vermonters!

Just use this link to get access to thousands of publications for free, from anywhere in the state. Read newspapers from around the world, watch a car repair video, do research for school, get tips on writing a resume, find the latest information on health and medicine, learn a new language, listen to podcasts – and take advantage of the “text-to-speech” options. Start by browsing the list of resources from Gale Cengage. No usernames or passwords are needed, just an internet connection. Feel free to ask Rochelle for help using these fabulous resources.

Elementary school links

Middle school links


Find what you need:

Library Catalog – find books in the Marlboro school library!

Epic – find ebooks and e-audio books.

Brooks Memorial Library – find books we don’t have and ask Rochelle to get them for you in Brattleboro.

Commonsensemedia.org Find reviews of books, movies, apps and games for all ages.Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 9.31.22 AM

 

 

Online Resources for Searching and Learning

Screen Shot 2015-04-14 at 1.45.41 PM Great for first research with excellent visuals. http://www.dkfindout.com/us/ 
Kid-friendly google searching: Kiddle & Kidrex
Khan Academy – way more than just math!
Online Literacy Games (non-commercial, kid-tested, learning to read games)

Apps for Learning 

These are apps that are being used at school, and many can be accessed at home. If you need help with them, please email Rochelle.

Skoolbo www.skoolbo.com   Grades K-2

Keyboarding without Tears   https://program.kwtears.com/ Grades K-4

Khan Academy www.khanacademy.org Grades 3-8

The Foos www.foos.com All Grades 

Scratch Jr. and www.scratchjr.org/ PBSkids Scratch Jr. www.pbskids.org/apps/pbs-kids-scratchjr.html All Grades

Epic! www.getepic.com Grades K-6



We were on VPR! check out our Dorothy’s List program on the book The One Safe Place to hear students discuss the book and ask questions of the author. There are also some pictures from reporter Amy Kolby Noyes’ visit.

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All members of the Marlboro Community are welcome to make use of the School Library. Please contact Rochelle at rgarfinkel@marlboroschool.net if you wish to do so.

“Read More, Live Better” by Cyrus