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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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CLC Tutorials

Please visit the following link for CLC tutorials and other content created for you.  Is there something you’d like to see added?  Send me an email.
Make sure to check back regularly to see new content.

Access eBooks and audio books.

New! Click here for a video tutorial on accessing Follett Destiny!

Students and staff of Central School can easily download AUDIO and eBOOKS from the Central CLC to their iPad, laptop, or any device.
1. Click on this link to access Destiny Discover from any device.
2. Click on login in the upper right hand corner to login to Destiny Discover with your username=CLC code and password (Please see Mr. Smolka if you need your username or password).

IMPORTANT, you must login to Destiny Discover in order to have access to electronic resources. 

Once you are logged in scroll down until you see the ribbons for eBooks or Audio books.  You can click on a cover to check out that title, or click on see all to the right of the ribbon to see all of our offerings. 

Please note that when you do click on a title, if it is available you will see the option to open the book as well as to checkout the book.  If you choose open, it does not check the book out, it simply allows you to read it at that time.  Once you close the session the book is available for others to read or checkout.  If you click on checkout the book is yours for 14 days and will be returned automatically.  To access any previously checked out ebooks click on the three horizontal lines at the top of the screen and go to checkouts in the menu that opens.

At the top of the Discover page are links to some of our electronic resources. 

Any questions?  Email Mr. Smolka at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

How to get a Glencoe Public Library Card!

Need a Glencoe Public Library card in order to access all of their digital content, including books, movies, music and more?  Now you can sign up online.  All you need to do is visit this link and fill out the form.  Remember to ask an adult for permission and help if you need it.

Once you get the card or if you have one already, here is a link to a video that show you how to check out books.

Email me if you have any questions.

Use the Libby app to find eBooks!

Have a Glencoe Public library card?  You can use the Libby app to download eBooks and audiobooks.  7th and 8th graders should have the app on their iPads, if not download it from Self Service.  For other students the app is available from the app store for your device.  Once you have the app, follow the instructions to add your library card and start checking materials out.

More information from the GPL can be found here.

Back to school reads!

Welcome back to school!  To start your year with a good book, don’t know what to choose?  How about one of this year’s Caudill Award Nominees?

Graphic Novels
All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

Historical Fiction
Refugee by Alan Gratz
The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up by Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi
42 is not Just a Number: The Legacy of Jackie Robinson, American Hero by Doreen Rappaport

Realistic Fiction
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor
Slider by Pete Hautman
Restart by Gordon Korman
The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore
The First Rule of Punk by Celia Perez
As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds
Wild Bird by Wendelin Van Draanen
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Science Fiction
Scythe by Neal Shusterman



Central School Grades 5-8

Dr. Ryan Mollet, Principal
Mr. Eddy Kim, Assistant Principal

First Bell: 8:15 AM
Classes: 8:20 AM - 3:25 PM

620 Greenwood Avenue
Glencoe, IL 60022

Office: (847) 835-7600
Fax: (847) 835-7605
Nurse: (847) 835-7640
Absence Line: (847) 835-7801