Library

The Grammar and Middle School buildings each have a library. In both, a love of reading is fostered and students are given lessons in library and research skills. Both libraries contain a wealth of resources for fun and informative reading as well as academic research materials for students and faculty. Computers and printers are available in both libraries. The students use an online library catalog which is accessible from anywhere with an internet connection. The online catalog provides direct links to e-books which can be viewed at home or at school. The library also subscribes to the online World Book Encyclopedia which can be accessed from home or school through the link below.

LIBRARY LINKS

To access the Resurrection Library online catalog from outside of school, CLICK HERE.

To access the Resurrection Library online catalog from inside of the school, CLICK HERE.

To access the online World Book Encyclopedia, CLICK HERE .

Rye Library, CLICK HERE, or go to ryelibrary.org. Read more below about the Rye Library.

Usernames and passwords are required to access these accounts. Please visit your library class webpage for more information about the library and to access additional links for book lovers. For help, contact the librarian, pmurphy@resurrectionschool.com.


RESURRECTION LIBRARY FAQ’S

How do I log in to my individual library account? Use your 8-digit library barcode and pin to log in to your individual library account. If you have forgotten your barcode or pin, contact the librarian at pmurphy@resurrectionschool.com.

How do I view e-books? Log in to your individual library account to view e-books. Patrons may also use the multiuser-student username and pin. You must have an internet connection to view e-books.

How do I reserve and review books? Log in to your individual library account and search the catalog for the book. Click on the book title to access the book details. At the summary page, find the buttons for “Review” and “Reserve.”

What is a Scan-to-Read book? Many of our new library books come with scan-to-read QR codes. Download a QR code reader app onto your camera-equipped smart device, like an iPad or iPhone, and start reading the ebook on your device immediately—no passwords, no usernames—just scan and read. The link to the book remains on the QR app for easy access anytime.

How do I log in at the worldbookonline.com? Click on the “Subscriber Log-in” box and enter the assigned Log-in ID and Password. This login is the same as the multiuser-student login used for the library catalog. If you have forgotten the log-in information, refer to your library class webpage or contact the librarian at pmurphy@resurrectionschool.com.

Can I access the catalog on my mobile devices? Atriuum on the Go is a free mobile app for iPads, iPods and Android devices. Once installed, you will be asked to enter information specific to Resurrection School. Please refer to your library class webpage for this information or contact the librarian at pmurphy@resurrectionschool.com.

Are library resources available if I don’t have a scheduled library class? K through 8 students may use the full resources of the library. With permission, Middle School students can visit the library during eighth period to return or select books. Students also may reserve books online for later pickup.

Where can I get help? Visit your library class webpage for more information about the library and to access links for book lovers. For additional help, contact the librarian, Mrs. Murphy, at pmurphy@resurrectionschool.com.



RYE LIBRARY

ryelibrary.org

childrensservices@ryelibrary.org

914-231-3162

Resurrection students are encouraged to use the Rye Library, also known as the Rye Free Reading Room. The library has valuable space and resources dedicated to children and teens. Check the library website and take advantage of programs geared to children, preteens and teens including science clubs, book clubs, coding classes, creative writing courses, and gaming, comedy and fashion workshops.

Library Cards -- All students with a Westchester County library card have borrowing privileges at the Rye Library. Resurrection students who reside in Rye or Connecticut may apply online for a library card.

Homework Help -- NYS certified teachers provide elementary-level homework help in the children’s room on Monday through Thursday during the school year from 3:30 to 5:00. Math and language arts help is available for 7th through 10th graders in the library’s teen room on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Online Educational Services – Go to the “Kids/Homework Help” section of the Rye library website to access a variety of educational websites including National Geographic for Kids, Smithsonian Kids and American Government for Kids. Don’t miss “TumbleBooks” which has animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes and educational games.

Summer Reading -- Need a book for summer reading? The Rye Library has Resurrection’s summer reading lists and endeavors to hold multiple copies for interested students.

Summer Reading Program – All elementary-level Resurrection students are invited to join the Rye Library summer reading program and enjoy fun activities all summer long.

Community Service – Need community service hours? The Rye library sponsors a community service club with all activities on library premises.

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GREAT READ-ALOUD BOOKS

Many parents and teachers love to read aloud to their children. Studies show that children who are read to become better readers themselves and generally have a more successful academic experience. Consider the books listed below if you are looking for new read-aloud chapter books. These books are recommended by other teachers and librarians as referenced in a recent issue of School Library Journal. To read the entire article along with a brief description of each book, visit your library class webpage.

On friendship, family, and community: Katherine Applegate’s Crenshaw (Gr 3–5);

Gennifer Choldenko’s Chasing Secrets (Gr 4–6); Rita Williams-Garcia’s Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gr 4–7).

For vivid action and suspense: Mitali Perkins’s Tiger Boy (Gr 4–6) (an engrossing tale about a young Bengali boy who undertakes incredible risks to save a tiger cub).

Quirky and deeply moving: Kate DiCamillo’s Flora & Ulysses (Gr 3–6).

Memorable characters and thought-provoking themes: Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan (Gr 3–6).

Rollicking non-stop adventure: Kenneth Oppel’s The Boundless (Gr 5-7).

For emotional wallop: R. J. Palacio’s Wonder (Gr 4-6).

Mystery and adventure: Chris Grabenstein’s Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library (Gr 4–5).

Snappy dialogue: Barbara O’Connor’s The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester (Gr 2-4).

Laugh out-loud adventure and heartfelt emotion: Maria Parr’s Adventures with Waffles (Gr 3–5).

Gross-out humor: Phil Bildner’s A Whole New Ballgame (Gr 3-6) (feel-good story about friendship, basketball, and the surprising things that happen when an inventive teacher shakes up the fifth-grade curriculum).

The trials and triumphs of stuffed animals: Emily Jenkins’s Toys Go Out (Gr K-2).

The anxieties attendant to second grade: Kevin Henke’s The Year of Billy Miller (Gr 2-4).

A new school, a learning issue, a bully—oh my: Lisa Graff’s Absolutely Almost (Gr 3–6).

Want your listeners calling for “just one more chapter?” Read Kate DiCamillo’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Gr 3–5). Keep tissues close when you choke up at the end.

Resurrection Grammar School

GRAMMAR SCHOOL - 116 Milton Road, Rye, NY (914) 967-1218

MIDDLE SCHOOL - 946 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580 (914) 925-3500

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