This is your one stop shop for everything 


  • Have a project that your class is 

working on using Library resources?

  • Want to attend a Library event?

  • Need the latest read from your 

favorite author?

  • Can’t wait to work with Miss Cordts?

Look no further!  Although the site is still 

under construction, there is plenty to see.  

If you have a suggestion, let me know!

Copy of Read A Poem Each Day

From the Mohawk Valley Public Library System:

From the Mohawk Valley Public Library System: 

If you've got young ones at home while schools are closed, listen up! We're happy to announce a NEW resource available to all users! Tumblebooks is providing free access to their collections of talking picture books, read-alongs, lesson plans and more. NO LIBRARY CARD REQUIRED !! Check it out!
www.TumbleBookLibrary.com - K-6 children's ebook database
Username: tumble735
Password: books

www.TumbleMath.com - K-6 math ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

www.TeenBookCloud.com - gr 7-12 ebook database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

www.AudioBookCloud.com - all ages audio book database
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

Resources You Can Use at Home

Miss Cordts' Google Gallery Videos

Saved videos from different museums and archives.  

Museums With Virtual Tours

Streaming Through IRC

Login Info: 

First Name:   XHFMJKJ

Last name:      Leave this empty

Password:   media

Learn 360     

Teaching Books



Listen to books from any digital device.

user name: hfmboces

password: hfmboces

World Book Online

Early World of Learning - Educational games and stories supporting development of early literacy skills. Includes stories in English and Spanish.

World Book Kids - Geared for elementary students. Easy-to-read articles with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and engaging games and activities.

World Book Student - Targets middle school students. Includes 40,000 encyclopedia articles and similar resources featuring clear, high-interest content.

World Book Advanced - Multimedia reference tool for high school students. Integrates, reference articles, eBooks, and primary source databases in a single search. It also includes access to up-to-the-minute news publications from all over the world.

World Book EBooks - Click this link to read books on your digital device, anywhere there is internet!

World Book Discover - Developed for students reading below grade level due to language or learning difficulties. The collection includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, research tools, and interactive videos.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos - The optimal beginner’s Spanish-language reference tool. The site offers all the best elements of Kids—thousands of easy-to-read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities—designed to build key language and research skills.

Wold Book Timelines - Discover events spanning the arts, literature, notable people, science and technology, society and culture, sports, and world history and geography. Hundreds of interactive timelines of important events throughout history.

use HFM BOCES credentials to access:

user name: hfmboces           or jtown

password: hfmboces            or jtown

NOVEL Databases

New York Online Virtual Electronic Library. A wide variety of resources − books, magazines, newspapers, research and reference sources and more are available to New York State residents with NO FEES 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Access resources using geolocation..... if you are someplace in New York State you will automatically be linked.

Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories is a free website presenting compelling stories with related primary source evidence in the form of videos, audio clips, documents and images, so that students can engage, research, think critically, reflect and communicate to succeed as 21st century learners.

Login in using SLS credentials:

user: hfmboces

pass: hfmboces1


KidsDiscoverOnline_HFM BOCES_Library Media Pilot Program Details.pdf

Get access to over 2,000 interactive science and social studies articles , perfect for elementary and middle school students !


181.4 KB

Khan Academy

Resources for schools, teachers and parents.

Students can practice skills with exercises, quizzes, and mastery challenges and get immediate feedback and support.

Khan Academy is available in 40 languages.

Students without laptops can access the Khan Academy website or use the Khan Academy app on smart phones.

Mystery Science

Science for grades K-5. Free lessons ready to click on.

BreakOut Edu

A collection of digital games that students can play at home. Students can click on any game and start playing! Click here.

Easy Hands-On Activities Families Can Do At Home (Teacher Approved!)

Easy Hands-On Activities Families Can Do At Home (Teacher Approved!)


Looking for at-home learning ideas? These hands-on activities for families help reinforce important math, reading, and writing skills.

Knox Library Webpage

 Resources for Students

Miss Cordts' YouTube Page

Miss Cordts ~ YouTube

New Links

Recent Announcements

  • Schedule a Session in the Green Screen Studio! On loan until mid-March, is a Green Screen in the Library.  See Miss Cordts to schedule a time to come in and record your school project in front of ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2020, 10:27 AM by scordts@johnstownschools.org
  • Ozobots in the Library! The library was able to borrow Ozobot robots for the month of December! We'll be having some programs during lunches on December 14th and 15th. The library can accommodate ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2017, 7:08 AM by Tariyka Chaulk
  • Book Fair!! The library will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair during the week of September 25.  The fair will be open during school hours and open house on September 28.
    Posted Sep 6, 2017, 4:01 AM by Tariyka Chaulk
  • Battle of the Books Sign up If you are interested in participating in Battle of the Books this year, please sign up in the library with Ms. Chaulk.  Students are asked to read and study 25 ...
    Posted Sep 6, 2017, 4:00 AM by Tariyka Chaulk
  • Battle of the Books Bake Sale! The Battle of the Books team will be hosting a bake sale after school on Thursday Dec 15 and Friday Dec 16 in the main hallway.  Stop by to support ...
    Posted Dec 14, 2016, 7:05 AM by Tariyka Chaulk
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