H.C. Crittenden Library

Welcome to HCC library: learn, explore, and engage in your academic and personal pursuits

Students in 8th Grade Social Studies working on the WWII Mock Trial on the use of the Atomic Bomb:       Click here to access the LibGuide of resources: https://byramhills.libguides.com/mocktrial

Need extra help with research or library resources? Mrs. Barthelmes, your school library media specialist, is available for extra help. E-mail at any time to: bbarthelmes@byramhills.org 

HCC Library will be lending books to students in 2020-21. To request a book, students must log in to Follett Destiny and place a hold digitally. The book will be delivered to their X-Pod classroom the following day, if the book is available. **Log in to ClassLink first, then click on the "Destiny LTI" app to be logged in to place book holds. Don't forget about eBooks using either Destiny or Sora! 

All library passwords can be found on this spreadsheet. You must be logged in to your school Google account to view.

You may also use ClassLink to sign in once then all school websites will log you in automatically! 

New Books at HCC Library

Flipster Digital Magazines & Coloring Books

Sora Reading app icon

 NEW! Read eBooks and audiobooks on any device, including your own Kindle, phone, tablet, or computer/Chromebook, with the Sora app. Click here, select any SWBOCES school, then select "H.C. Crittenden MS" from the drop-down list. Sign in with your school Google account. To search for books, click Explore (Binoculars icon button), and browse the collections, or use the "Search for it" box in upper left side of screen, hit Enter. Click on book cover for description and more information. Read a Sample, add it to a List, place a Hold, or click Borrow if you are ready to check it out. You will have it for 3 weeks. Begin reading, or, to return early or send it to your Kindle, click "Shelf" and then "Options" to either return the ebook early, or to send it to your Kindle (Amazon account required.) Don't see the books you want to read? Please email requested titles to Mrs. Barthelmes!

Getting Started with Sora

Read eBooks on one of HCC Library's Kindles! Here's How:
1. Get permission form signed & return to Mrs. Barthelmes.
2. Request specific books to be loaded onto the Kindle.
3. Learn from Mrs. Barthelmes how to use & care for the Kindle.
4. Enjoy reading anywhere on the Kindle for up to 3 weeks.
5. Hand in Kindle to Mrs. B in person & complete survey.
To download the forms or for more information, click here.


Questions? Please contact the Library Media Specialist, Mrs. Barthelmes.