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MILLION WORD CHALLENGE IS HERE
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Library Hours
Open 7:30 am - 3:30 pm 
Before School, Lunch, and After-School
Monday - Friday
Closed Period 4
PD Tuesdays Closed 1:30 pm
 
Students are welcome in the library with a signed hall pass if the library is not reserved for a class. Class Reservations take priority and the library will close to allow the librarian to work more closely with students. Teachers are encouraged to send students to the library on Reader's Advisory Tuesdays with a pass to checkout or renew library books.
 
 
 
Celebrate Black History Month
Check out the following LAUSD Digital Library database highlights:
 
EBSCO History Reference Center                                             ABC Clio American History
  EBSCO History Reference CenterABC Clio
Info Base African-American History
InfoBase 
 
 
 
What's Happening Now
Mrs. Arentoft's students are participating in NPR's Student Cast Challenge!
I am looking forward to listening to their unique perspectives.
Student Podcast Challenge
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kennedy Care's Healthy Minds Matter -
Thursdays After-School and Wednesdays at Lunch
Students, Teachers, and Staff: Everyone is welcome, and everyone has 15 minutes to spare. Stop by the library Thursdays after-school before you go home to practice mindfulness with Mrs. Dixon and Mrs. Cedillo. No special equipment or training required, just
stop by! 
 
 
JFK's Battle of the Books Team - Tuesdays
The Battle of the Books competition is an annual event hosted by North Hollywood High School. Everyone is welcome to join our Cougar team! All you need to do is start reading from this list. You don't have to read all the books to be part of the team. We meet weekly in the mornings in the library or at lunch in Dr. Petri's classroom. See Mrs. Cedillo or Dr. Petri for more information. 
 
 
Links
For collaborations with the teacher librarian, password will be given during class. Username is jfklibrary.
 
 
CSULB Banned Books Research Guide click here  for California State University, Long Beach's curated research guide with definitions, a reading guide, videos, and links. 
 
Tell Your Story via 
The Moth click here to learn about how sharing your own true story will empower you.
I Learn America click here to learn about how immigrant students are sharing their stories.
(see the librarian if you would like tell your story via The Moth or I Learn America)
 
American Indian Heritage Month (November)
Native Knowledge 360 click here for a collection of resources and lesson plans from the National Museum of the American Indian Smithsonian that aims to provide students and educators with new perspectives on Native American history and culture. 
 
LAUSD EMAIL  Activate your LAUSD Email  or reset your email password through this link.
 
Mayor's 2nd Annual Young Women's Assembly click here
This link provides you with an overview of key city programs and initiatives for L.A. students.  The programs are geared towards helping students develop leadership and civil skills, provide college and career preparation support, and opportunities around employment, internships and recreational activities.