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Access information to help with your studies using these online resources. There’s something for all ages and grades, including preschool through adult.


Your Student ID now acts as a Library Card!


The Hicksville Public Library is working in partnership with Hicksville Public School District to provide access to all the resources available at the Library using your student ID. No physical card is needed for you to begin accessing resources and materials now.

If your Student ID has 5 digits, your library card number is 21911000 plus your Student ID number . If your Student ID has 6 digits, just use 2191100 (one less zero) plus your Student ID number.


Use this to access e-books and e-audiobooks from Sora and to access digital resources from our website (some of which are listed below).

Your pin number is the last four digits of your student ID or barcode. 

You can also find your digital Library Card information in your Power School account!

 

Available resources for students

Rediscover Reading

Explora for Secondary School Students Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Tumblebook Library

TumbleBooks TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games. With a school licence, teachers and students have access to the Common Core Portal, quizzes and teacher materials/lesson plans!

Web Graphics | Tutor.com for Libraries

Tutor.com
One-on-one learning solutions for students and professionals. Work with a live tutor online for professional development, training, career help, homework help and peer coaching. Available from 2PM to 10PM everyday. Also, see us on http://www.youtube.com/user/TutorDotCom

DS – Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits (Gale Group)
Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

NoveList Promotion Kit

NoveList K-8 contains information on fiction books for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles. Updated weekly, NoveList K-8 is your starting place for learning about the books that you and your students need and will want to read.

In Library Link

Remote Link

 

Library Databases K-5 | SFUSD

Britannica SchoolA source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities. Available at three levels--elementary, middle, and high.

In Library Link

Remote Link

 

 

Thu, Mar 4, 2021 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

February 4 through March 25 at 11:00 A.M.
No class on February 18

This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through Zoom. Mindy

Thu, Mar 4, 2021 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

February 4 through March 25 at 11:00 A.M.
No class on February 18

This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through Zoom. Mindy

Fri, Mar 5, 2021 Virtual Event: Family Fun at 10:00 AM

Enjoy an interactive class with your preschooler featuring, singing, dancing,storytelling, arts and crafts and more After registering you will be sent a link. please join us

Fri, Mar 5, 2021 Virtual Event: Family Fun at 10:00 AM

Enjoy an interactive class with your preschooler featuring, singing, dancing,storytelling, arts and crafts and more After registering you will be sent a link. please join us

Sat, Mar 6, 2021 Virtual Barre Fitness at 9:30 AM

Barre Fitness with Stefanie Perretta
Saturdays, February 6 through March 27 at 9:30 a.m.

Barre fitness Is a full body workout inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates that

Sat, Mar 6, 2021 Virtual Barre Fitness at 9:30 AM

Barre Fitness with Stefanie Perretta
Saturdays, February 6 through March 27 at 9:30 a.m.

Barre fitness Is a full body workout inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates that

Mon, Mar 8, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, March 1 through April 26th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings

Mon, Mar 8, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, March 1 through April 26th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings

Mon, Mar 8, 2021 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, Febrary 1 - March 29 at 6:00 p.m. with no class on February 15.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity,

Mon, Mar 8, 2021 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, Febrary 1 - March 29 at 6:00 p.m. with no class on February 15.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity,

Tue, Mar 9, 2021 Virtual Event: PlayHooray at 11:00 AM

Music and Fun for your little one!

Come on and sing, dance and Play Hooray with your baby.

This 25-minute program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and

Tue, Mar 9, 2021 Virtual Event: PlayHooray at 11:00 AM

Music and Fun for your little one!

Come on and sing, dance and Play Hooray with your baby.

This 25-minute program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and

Tue, Mar 9, 2021 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from February 2 through March 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/

Tue, Mar 9, 2021 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from February 2 through March 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/

Wed, Mar 10, 2021 Virtual Event: Jump For Joy at 10:15 AM

Virtual Event Jump for Joy

Joyce Oddo is inviting you to a scheduled Virtual Zoom meeting. Music, dancing, singing, and exercise with an educational theme. Bring your favorite stuffed

Wed, Mar 10, 2021 Virtual Event: Jump For Joy at 10:15 AM

Virtual Event Jump for Joy

Joyce Oddo is inviting you to a scheduled Virtual Zoom meeting. Music, dancing, singing, and exercise with an educational theme. Bring your favorite stuffed

Wed, Mar 10, 2021 Virtual Event: Groundbreaking Women of Musical Theatre of the Golden Age at 2:00 PM

A look at four women who changed the landscape of musical theatre: Juanita Hall, Judy Holliday, Pearl Bailey and Gwen Verdon. Join Stephen Nachamie for a multmedia afternoon visit to the lives and

Wed, Mar 10, 2021 Virtual Event: Groundbreaking Women of Musical Theatre of the Golden Age at 2:00 PM

A look at four women who changed the landscape of musical theatre: Juanita Hall, Judy Holliday, Pearl Bailey and Gwen Verdon. Join Stephen Nachamie for a multmedia afternoon visit to the lives and

Thu, Mar 11, 2021 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

February 4 through March 25 at 11:00 A.M.
No class on February 18

This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through Zoom. Mindy

Thu, Mar 11, 2021 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

February 4 through March 25 at 11:00 A.M.
No class on February 18

This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through Zoom. Mindy

Upcoming Events

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Board Meeting Dates


A Special Board Meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, March 3 at 7:00 P.M.
The March board meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, March 24 at 7:00 P.M.

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