April was Poetry Month. Because we were closed the month of April, we're did an interactive display. Click on the link to submit your poem or your favorite poem by someone else. (Click on the arrows in the lower right corner to see the entire page.)
Free access to ebooks and audiobook from Massachusetts libraries!
Search for SORA in the app store. Open and Find my school. Click My School Isn't Listed at the bottom and type 01420. Click on MLS Commonwealth ebook collection. Select Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School. Click sign in and use your montytech.net email account. Stream books. To download, you need wifi.
If using a computer and or downloading to a Kindle or Nook, go to: http://masslib.lib.overdrive.com. Choose Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School. Click on your Monty Tech account. Take out three at a time (21-day loan). Or read or listen in a browser.
Note: you can also go to the Overdrive page of CWMARS and download books if you have a public library card and use the Libby app.
Note: These books automatically sync whether you use the website or the app. To expand your options, link your public library card to SORA. In the app, click in the corner and add a library. IF YOU DON'T HAVE A PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD, you can get one from the Boston Public Library for FREE (below). Get a card through them, and then add the BPL to your SORA app. Detailed instructions are here!
This eCard gives you online access to apps where you can borrow audiobooks and ebooks, among other things like research databases and movies. Here is the link to register for an e-card.
SYNC is a free audiobook program for the summer. There are two audiobooks available for a one week period. The SYNC week changes overnight on Thursdays and books are available through following Wednesday night. Use your Monty Tech account and the SORA app. For instructions on how to register, go here. To see the list of books available this summer, click here.
While school is out, Audible (part of Amazon) has FREE streaming audiobooks. Click, browse, and listen in your browser on your computer or phone. Go to stories.audible.com. Multiple languages available.
Spotify now has audiobooks! When in the app, search for audiobooks. You'll find different "playlists" such as "Best Sellers" and "Classics." Under Profile, there are three "Public Playlists" with "New" and "Top Ten."
This custom search engine searches newspapers that serve the district member towns. For passwords to the Gardner News, Fitchburg Sentinel, and T&G, click here (Monty Tech only).
MyBib.com is a citation manager that provides free citations for MLA, APA, and Chicago style. Create a new Project, then Add a Citation. Choose from website, book, journal, video, and more. If citing a database article, click on More and then Write/Paste. When you are ready to print your Works Cited or References page, click on Download Bibliography. Click here for handout.
The Book Club is reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. This is what we'll read over the summer. Participate online! Goodreads.com - Sign up with your Monty Tech email. Community - Groups - Search for Monty Tech..