Presentation on theme: "HJMS Summer Reading 2014 All incoming 7th and 8th grade students are expected to read and log their books electronically on the Simsbury Public Library’s."— Presentation transcript:
1 HJMS Summer Reading2014All incoming 7th and 8th grade students are expected to read and log their books electronically on the Simsbury Public Library’s website.
2 Required Summer Reading Students entering 7th Grade must:Read at least 500 pagesStudents entering 8th Grade must:Read at least 2 grade appropriate textsAll students must:Log your reading into the Governor's Summer Reading Program on the Simsbury Public Library's websitePrint your booklist and bring it with you on the first day of schoolAll your books will be logged into the SPL websiteAll the information about summer reading will be sent to the Governor's office from the SPL
3 Locating the Summer Reading Log The Henry James Library Media Center Page.ORThe Simsbury Public Library Teen Page.Navigate to HJMS LMC pageFind info about summer readingClick on the Beneath the Sea Summer Reading link.
4 Sign Me UpAll students will log in as new students. Last year’s registrations have been removed.If you have any problems logging in or recording your books, see the librarian at the Simsbury Public Library.
5 Registering for Summer Reading Complete this form.You are not required to have your own account. You may use your parent’s account,as this is only to retrieve a forgotten password.You need to fill in all of the information with an *If you have an address, or you know your family's (or parent's) address, please put it in.addresses are helpful if you forget your username or password. You can also go to the Simsbury Public Library to reset your password.You do not need a public library card to use this program.
6 Navigating the PageClick here to go to the Simsbury Public Library’s Teen Page.Click here to log in book titles and write reviews.Click here to change your password.The SPL stands for Simsbury Public LibraryAdd/View Log is where you will go to log your booksMy info is where you will go to make changes to your profile, if need be.
7 Check Out the ReviewsReviews are found at the bottom of the main Login page.Found at the bottom of the page.You are NOT required to write a review this year. Reviews are monitored by the librarian at the Simsbury Public Library, therefore they will not show up immediately. No names will be attached to these reviews.
8 Adding a Book to Your List Click onQuantity is going to be one, but you need to fill it in so the database can count the books for the Governor's reading challengeReviewsThese are moderated. Therefore, they will not post immediately.Reviews don't have to be long.Your name will not be posted with your review, so only the Simsbury public librarian will know who wrote the review.You are required to add your books to your list. Click on Add/View Log and fill in the required information.Please fill in the quantity. It will always be one.
9 How to Print Your Book List you will find a print button. Sort by Log Date/Time andAt the bottom of theclick print.There are several options as to how to print.Select Log Date/Time.Click the print button and your page will print.
10 Great SPLVisit the Teen page at the Simsbury Public Library to find out about activities that are happening weekly!!To find out what is going on at the SPL, click on the button at the top of the page.