Hillcrest HS Library


Librarians: Ms. O'Connell & Ms. Fricano

The library is open periods 1-9 for students with a FREE period.

Please use this website to access our catalog, find book suggestions, access our databases and get help with research.

Feel free to email Ms. O'Connell with any questions.

Follett Destiny is our library catalog - click the icon to enter:

Sora now has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks available!

 Access the books via a web browser or the app.  

Instructions for signing into & using Sora

Instructions for opening Sora on your phone

 Visit discoversora.com/nyc to get started, or for short tutorial videos, click here. 

You will need your NYC student email account to log into the catalog and to Sora: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/digital-learning/doe-student-accounts

Electronic Public Library Card Applications:

Queens Library         Brooklyn Library          NYPL 

Other ways to access free ebooks and audiobooks:


Open eBooks is a library containing thousands of free, popular and award-winning ebooks. You can borrow up to 10 books at a time.  You will need a code and PIN to open the app - find the instructions here.

You can browse the Open eBooks catalog here: https://catalog.openebooks.us/collection/groups