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Middle School Library

Our beautiful and inviting Middle School Library stocks a wide variety of books, DVDs, and CDs to support our Middle School curriculum as well as for the enjoyment of our students and teachers. These include classic and current young adult fiction as well as a very comprehensive non fiction collection. 



Powerful research databases at your fingertips


These are reliable subscription databases covering a wide range of topics. In school, no usernames or passwords are required. Ask the librarian for usernames and passwords for use at home. Most of these databases will create citations for use in your bibliography or works cited list.


EBSCO Explora


Search full-text magazine, journal, and newspaper articles on any topic. Still includes fascinating historical newspapers including the New York Times starting from 1851 and the Jerusalem Post starting from 1932. See the articles exactly as they appeared in the newspaper.

Gale Gender Studies Collection
Searches publications which focus on topics related to gender studies, such as health, gender identity, family and marital issues and many more.

Gale Popular Magazines 
Searches many well-known magazines, such as The Atlantic, Comsumer Reports, Time Magazine, Sports Illustrated, The New Yorker, People, and many others.

Gale Culinary Arts Collection
Includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals, and thousands of searchable recipes and restaurant reviews.

Gale U.S. History Collection 

Gale World History Collection 

Britannica School


Libraries and Homework Help

New York Public Library

NYPL’s Online Articles and Databases
These are reliable databases available through the NYPL. Most but not all require an NYPL card.

Library of Congress


Science Websites

NASA Home Page
Great website all about the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

National Science Digital Library
The nation's online library for education and research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

The latest news articles, videos, and book reviews in every area of science.

Einstein Archives Online
The homepage of the repository of the personal papers of the great scientist, humanist, and Jew, Albert Einstein

Scientific American Magazine


Sites of Jewish Interest

Jewish Calendar, Hebrew Date Converter

American Jewish Committee Archives
Filled with more than a million documents and hundreds of movies and radio shows, the New York-based American Jewish Committee Archives house an extraordinary range of resources on the past century of American Jewish history.

Hebrew song lyrics (in Hebrew)

Hebrew song lyrics (Transliterated)

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Simon Wiesenthal CenterThe Simon Wiesenthal Center is a global human rights organization researching the Holocaust and hate in a historic and contemporary context. 

The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive
The largest collection of Jewish documentary films in the world.

Yad Vashem - World Holocaust Remembrance Center

American Jewish World Service
American Jewish World Service is the leading Jewish organization working to fight poverty and pursue justice in the developing world.

Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel
(Translated into English)

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem

Museum of Jewish Heritage - A living memorial to the Holocaust

The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum is a museum at the intersection of art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds.

Jewish Women's Archive
Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia

American Jewish Historical Society
Established in 1892, the mission of the American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) is to foster awareness and appreciation of American Jewish heritage and to serve as a national scholarly resource for research through the collection, preservation and dissemination of materials relating to American Jewish history.

The Anne Frank Center USA
The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect honors Anne Frank and the continuing relevance of her diary to educate young people and communities in the US about the dangers of intolerance, anti-Semitism, racism, and discrimination, and to inspire every generation to build a world based on mutual respect.


Jewish and Israeli News

Israel National News in English
Arutz 7

Moment Magazine

The Jewish Forward

The Jerusalem Post

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency
The global news service of the Jewish People.

The Jewish News Archive
News articles of interest to the Jewish People since 1917.

Tablet Magazine--A New Read on Jewish Life
A daily online magazine of Jewish news, ideas, and culture.

Lilith Magazine
Independent, Jewish & feminist since 1976.


General News Sites

The New York Times

The Washington Post

History and Government

The U.S. Senate

CIA World Factbook

Ellis Island
Explore the American immigrant experience or search for immigrants to Ellis Island by name or by ship.

The United States House of Representatives

About New York

American Museum of Natural History

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Museum of Modern Art

New York City Official Website
Find out what's happening in New York City government.


Sports Illustrated/CNN

Sports Illustrated for Kids

The Official Olympics Site

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Special Olympics


Odds & Ends


A guide to great art online.


Discover the world's largest museum complex and research organization. Includes nineteen museums and the National Zoo.


A free online collection of more than 3,600 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube covering a wide variety of academic subjects.