Monday, April 24, 2017

Audiobook Sync 2017

Every summer, the Audiobook Sync program gives away 2 audiobook downloads every week throughout the summer. Each week, a pair of titles with similar themes are offered as free downloads. As long as you download those titles during the week they're offered, they're yours to keep. Audiobooks can be downloaded directly to your smartphone or iPad using the OverDrive app.


Sync kicks off this Thursday, April 27, with downloads of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, read by Greg Wise and The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich, read by Charlotte Parry and Christian Coulson. See the Sync website for a full list of the books that will be given away this summer.

If you try audiobooks through Sync, like them, and want more, never fear. Through OverDrive, you can borrow audiobooks and eBooks directly to your devices using your C/W MARS library card from the Uxbridge Free Public Library or your BPL eCard. Talk to Ms. C or visit these tutorials for help setting up OverDrive or a BPL eCard.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Links for Mr. MacKenzie's E Block AP English Lang Class

Databases and Online Reference Materials 
The full list of available databases and online reference resources is here. See below for a few databases that might be particularly helpful, depending on your topic.
    Books and Other Print Materials
    Citation Resources

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    April/May Library Newsletter

    The April/May library newsletter is here - check it out!
    Featured this month:

    • National Poetry Month
    • MSLA Bookmark Contest Honorable Mention
    • Events at the Uxbridge Free Public Library
    • Anime Club
    • Book Club
    • Suggest a Book for Summer Reading

    Friday, April 7, 2017

    May 4 Book Club Meeting: Fallen by Lauren Kate

    Book Club's final discussion of the school year will take place on Thursday, May 4; all are welcome to join the discussion of Fallen by Lauren Kate after school in the library. If you need a copy, see Ms. Charpentier or stop by the public library.

    From Goodreads"What if the person you were meant to be with could never be yours? Seventeen-year-old Lucinda falls in love with a gorgeous, intelligent boy, Daniel, at her new school, the grim, foreboding Sword & Cross ... only to find out that Daniel is a fallen angel, and that they have spent lifetimes finding and losing one another as good and evil forces plot to keep them apart."

    Stay tuned for information about the traditional June "Draw on the Windows" meeting, and if you enjoyed any recent Book Club picks, don't forget to look for similar books on display at each meeting and archived on Pinterest!

    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    Prepare for AP Exams


    Test prep books are available in the library for the following AP exams with the College and Career books:

    • Calculus AB
    • Chemistry
    • English Language and Composition
    • English Literature and Composition
    • Statistics
    Additionally, you can use your library card from either the Uxbridge Free Public Library or the Boston Public Library to access the LearningExpress Library. After creating an account using your card number, go to the College Preparation Center, then click on the Prepare for Your AP Exam button to access practice tests for these exams:

    • Calculus AB
    • Chemistry
    • English Language and Composition
    • English Literature and Composition
    • Statistics
    • U.S. Government

    Monday, April 3, 2017

    April Anime/Manga Club Meetings

    Love anime and manga? Join Anime/Manga Club in April, when members will be exploring the action genre and start talking about next year's leadership!

    Friday, April 7
    2:00 - 3:30 in the library
    Working on the club manga!

    Friday, April 28
    2:00 - 3:30 in the library
    Join us for a screening!