Looking to curl up with a good book while we're snowed in and away from the Hassenfeld Library? Click through to learn more about how you can access e-books and audiobooks from the comfort of home.
By Kate Pritchard, MS/HS Librarian
If you’re trying to keep yourself or your children fully stocked with books to read while you’re stuck at home, the Hassenfeld Library is here to help.
We now provide a large collection of e-books and audiobooks through the Sora app. Instructions for logging into Sora are on our LibGuides and in this video. If there’s a book you want in e-book or audio format, ask a librarian if we can add it to Sora.
All K-5 families have access to Epic! School during school hours, and limited free access is available during non-school hours as well. Learn more about how Epic! works on our LibGuides.
But What Should I Read?
We offer personal recommendations by email or through this form. For more suggestions, visit our What Should I Read? LibGuide, where we’ve collected award lists, themed booklists, and other tools that can help you find a book you’ll love.
Join Lower School Counselor Laurie Drummond and Lower School Student Support Coordinator Kari Jansen for a parent book club this spring, focused on "The Power of Showing Up" by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson.
Despite the good news of vaccination being on the horizon for educators, the CDC continues to recommend that you do not travel at this time and instead stay home to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Families that choose to not heed this advice should get PCR tested and self-quarantine for seven to 10 days after travel.