Library Media Center
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
"The Eaglet" Library Newsletter -- Hello Smith Eagles! Here's to a great year of reading and learning! Please see your child's teacher for a copy of our library newsletter, "The Eaglet," or you may email the librarian for a copy. Please read over it with your child to stay in-the-know about library activities, e-books, and logging in to educational and reading sites.
CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE (CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL JPS CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE)
- PARENT LETTER REGARDING SCHOOL LEARNING AT-HOME PLANS
- ACCELERATED READER
- EPIC BOOKS - DIGITAL LIBRARY
- myON READER - DIGITAL LIBRARY
- SOCIAL EMOTIONAL AT-HOME RESOURCES
Virtual Open House (2020- 2021)
Click here to access your vitual open house invitation to Zoom. You must have the Zoom app downloaded to your device to gain access.
MAGNOLIA provides online resources for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi.
Mississippi Library Commission
Library of Congress
Jackson Hinds Library System
Jackson Hinds Library System provides a multitude of educational resources for students, parents, teachers, and others in Jackson, Mississippi and Hinds County.
- Jackson Hinds Library System Online Catalog is an online searchable catalog of library system collections.
- Learning Express Library is a new test-prep resource from the Jackson-Hinds Library System.
General Reference & Research Sites
www.cnn.com/cnn10-CNN Student News: U.S. and World news multimedia site tailored to the needs of students.
www.convert-me.com-Conversion Tables: convert length, area, speed, temperature, etc. into different unit and systems.
www.elibrary.com-eLibrary Research: Search for any topic using a database of current newspapers, and magazines, books and more.
www.britannica.com- Encyclopedia Britannica: Online version of one of the world's most trusted sources of information on every topic imaginable.
www.infoplease.com-Information Please Almanac- Online almanac offering millions of interesting and useful facts on a wide variety of subjects.
www.ipl.org- Internet Public Library: An exhaustive collection offering millions of interesting and useful facts on a wide variety of subject.
www.factmonster.com-Fact Monster: designed for kids of all ages, this site offers an amazing array of facts, and figures in addition to homework help, an almanac, dictionary and much more.
www.newsela.com- NewsELA: Provides engaging, relevant content that both teaches and inspires. Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction daily news that's always relevant.
http://www.wonderopolis.org/- Wonderopolis: Focuses on subjects of which children are curious. This immediately engages the child and encourages them to learn more. A video is included in each topic of information.
http://www.clpgh.org/kids/storymaker/-My Story Maker: Students can create their own digital stories. They can choose their characters, setting, and topic. Children have many opportunities for creativity, as they can change the setting and add details to their stories. Students can preview before they print and share their stories.
http://www.wordle.net/ and http://www.tagxedo.com/ Wordle & Tagxedo: Both of these sites offer interactive word clouds. Wordle is more user-friendly for early elementary students. Tagxedo offers many more creative outlets (shapes, colors, sizes). Each site is visually stimulating and allows for individual creativity.
http://www.wordcentral.com/ - Student dictionary and rhyming dictionary online at Merriam-Webster's website.