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Summer Reading

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Summer Reading
Douglas Brittain

The HS Librarians answer some common questions about Summer book check out.

Q..: How many books can I borrow during the summer?

A.: You can check out up to 10 books, or more if you need them for school assignments (extended essay etc…).

Q..: When do I have to return them?

A.: Before Monday, August 30th.

Q..: Is the library open during the summer?

A.: We are open in the morning during summer school (until June 29). Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 12:30.

Q.: Can I read ebooks during the summer?

A.: Yes, Using Overdrive , you can download up to 3 books at a time for two weeks. You can renew them. If you don’t know your password, ask the librarians at

Q..: Where do I find Seisen Reading lists? 

A.: On our website. Just scroll down the page and open the link.

Q.: Where do I find the library usernames and passwords for Questia, JSTOR, TheDay and the NYTimes?

A.:  Here, on the students' portal of the school website , on ManageBac, and in your agenda book.

Please do not hesitate to email us at if you have questions or comments. We will be available until June 29.


Happy Summer!

Anne-Marie Thinnes

Megumi Isobe

Summer Reading

The HS Librarians answer some common questions about Summer book check out.

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