If distance learning has you asking a lot of questions, the library is here to help.
Academic help is on the way!
Whether you have questions about Google classroom, aren't sure where to start with databases, or need test prep, we're here to help: we have online resources to assist you, and we're always just an email or a phone call away.
If you don't know where to even begin with Google Classroom, this is a must-read: Susan's quick guide will walk you through Google Classroom, and includes an overview of how it looks for teachers and students. Download Susan's guide here .
You have access to dozens of research and learning programs with your library card and PIN through our Digital Library . Whether you need help with research, test prep, or essay review, there is a program to help--plus a huge collection of eBooks, movies, and music. Click here to download our fact sheet about our digital library.
One of our very favorite resources to recommend, Tutor.com allows you to submit an essay for tutor review, ask a math question, and prep for the SAT and ACT exams. Best of all, it lets users,  grades K-12 , connect to  live, one-on-one tutoring, Monday through Friday, from 9am to 10pm
Don't Miss This: Self Care and Taming Anxiety for Middle and High School Families
If your teen is struggling with the transition to distance learning, distracted by phones, games, and social media, or overwhelmed with anxiety, you won't want to miss this webinar. We're welcoming back Dr. Dominique Padurano, of Crimson Coaching LLC , for a webinar aimed at Self Care and Taming Anxiety for Middle and High School Families . Join us Thursday, April 23 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom . Register on our online calendar here; upon registration, you'll receive a link to the Zoom event . We hope you'll be able to attend this important discussion.
This Week's Live Programs
We're bringing the energy and excitement of teen programming to you at home...live!
Tomorrow! Marie's weekly booktalk on Instagram Live returns with her high energy and hilarious recommendations. Learn more about what she's reading and what's next on her list by tuning in on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. We have a feeling she'll inspire you to add a lot to your reading list.
Did James's Magic the Gathering tips help you out last week? He's back on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. on Instagram Live to hand out more expert advice.
Start your week of with a dose of positivity! Marie is taking over Instagram Live for a mindful moment , that will help make your Monday a peaceful one. Join us on Instagram on Mondays at 4:00 for a moment of wellness that we could all use.
You asked, we listened: one of our most requested programs has made its way online!  Chess with Kenaya  will be taking place  virtually on Tuesday afternoons from 4-5 , and is open to all ages--children, teens, and adults--and all skill levels; you can learn to play or perfect your excellent moves with a great instructor.  Registration is required click here to register on our online calendar  and you'll receive the program's login information via email.  To download our flier in English, click here ; to  download in Spanish, click here.
More Fun This Week
Adrianna is back with more Foodie Fun @ Home and making the perfect smoothiwe. Click below to download this week's recipe in English and in Spanish .
In case you missed it: Louis is back with a look at the television shows available on hoopla and shared his top five picks, plus a pretty excellent Godfather homage. If you need a recommendation, make sure to watch his video and head over to hoopla. .
Three Instagram Accounts You Should Follow
@ therealbrianselznick
One of our favorite authors and illustrators ever.
A YA author with a fun and fresh Instagram.
An amazing illustrator. His piece "After the Storm" is breathtaking.