Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Library 

Use your ICSD credentials to access SORA.

Summer 2023 - incoming 6th graders

Search the BJM Library Catalog from anywhere


Watch the slideshow to see what's new in the BJM Library.

Online Subscription Resources

While logged into your ICSD Google Account, use the Google log-in option.

Bookflixread-a-long and listen to a book

BrainPop / BrainPop Jr. (also in French & Spanish) - (videos on a variety of topics)

CIA World Factbook - country research

CultureGrams - (geography & maps)  

Exploring Nature - botany & biology

Noodle Tools

Pebble Go - Animals, Biography, Earth, Science, Social Studies - articles (w/text-to-speech) & videos

RAZ Kids


Research Rocket - News and current event articles written at an elementary level.

Scholastic Trueflix - ebooks on social studies topics

Starfall - early literacy and math games & activities (Please ask your teacher for the password)

World Book Children's Online Encyclopedia

Pioneer Valley Readers (self-checkouts)
Intro to SORA.pdf

Learn to use SORA to access ebooks & audiobooks

Guide FREE books 2020.pdf

Guide to digital books

People around the world are observing Ramadan.

 April 23-May 23, 2020

Learn about Ramadan and Eid al Fitr 

(PBS Learning Media)

BrainPop video about Ramadan and Eid al Fitr

Log in through CLEVER or use the BJM Library password list.

PebbleGo article about Ramadan and Eid al Fitr

If the video does not appear, type Ramadan in the search box.

World Book for Kids - Read about Ramadan

Learn about people and the environment on PebbleGo.

(password provided on BJM Resources password list)

Earth Week at the Sciencenter - virtual presentations

Check out this biography about  16 year old climate change advocate, Greta Thurnberg.

Books about the ocean

Read about the Iditarod and dog sledding

Music in our schools month!

Hair stories

Read about Juneteenth

Stories about people being who they are

New chapter book series!

Display case of funny books

Read something funny!

Display case of Haudenosaunee folktales

Learn about the Haudenosaunee.

Display case of books about peace

Read about peaceful heroes.

Library display of biographies about changemakers

Read biographies about change makers.

Read about Celebrations & Generosity

Snowy Stories

Learn about continents, countries, geography

Read about The Day of the Dead

 (Dia de los Muertos)

Read a new non-fiction picture book.

Lots of new books of all subjects, genres, interests, and levels.

Read stories and information about voting

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 is Election Day

Read about the races, candidates, and how and where to vote.

City of Ithaca Polling places

Beverly J. Martin Elementary School

Please fill out the attached form if you would like to request a book that should be purchased for the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Library.

 (Responses will only be accepted from Beverly J. Martin teachers and students using their ICSD email addresses,)

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BJM 3rd Graders with Guest Author: Ty Allan Jackson

BJM 3rd-5th grade students spent April reading, discussing and  editing a draft of Jackson's upcoming novel, SupaDupa Kid 2 (MOVE).

2019 Bookfest books

Thanks to the fundraisers and donors who made it possible for us to offer a diverse selection of books for students' Bookfest book choice.