Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Library

Hair stories

Read about Juneteenth

Stories about people being who they are

Learn about great events and resources at Tompkins County Public Library

Visit us:

7:40 am - 2:00 pmLibrarian: Paula LongLibrary Clerk: Eileen Hagerty


Links to reading activities, interactive books & literacy information.

Online Subscription Resources

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

Bookflix - read-a-long and listen to a book

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

CultureGrams - (geography & maps)

Exploring Nature - botany & biology

National Geographic Kids

(please enter password on the Novel NY page)

Noodle Tools

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

PebbleGo Next

RAZ Kids


Rosen Power Knowledge -

Earth & Space, Life Science, Physical Science - articles (text-to-speech), videos, diagrams

Scholastic Trueflix - ebooks on social studies topics

Starfall - early elementary math & reading games

World Book Children's Online Encyclopedia

As part of Summer Reading at New York Libraries, the State Education Department and myON®, by Renaissance®, are partnering to bring thousands of authentic, enhanced digital books to children from birth through 12th grade and their families all around the state. Unlimited, 24/7 access to the myON digital library will be available through a single shared account login from May 1 through September 30. Children and families can read online using any web-enabled device and offline using free mobile apps.

Click here to access e-books & audio books

Add your public library card to access more audio books & e-books

Click here to access Tompkins County Public Library resources and schedules

Thursday, May 2nd Bookfest + Author's visit with Ty Allan Jackson!

Checkout the Bookfest schedule and sign-up for cool activities!

Books about the ocean

Read about the Iditarod and dog sledding

Music in our schools month!

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.

Learn to code

Minecraft puzzle @

Dance Party @

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.