Abarno Library/Learning Commons

The mission of the Abarno Library/Learning Commons is to enrich and support the instructional program of Smith Academy with a welcoming environment and a wide range of educational resources in all areas of curriculum interest; to provide a functional collection of educational materials on all levels of difficulty, with a diversity of opinion and point of view; to promote information literacy; and to support Smith Academy's mission of providing a learning environment conducive to growth.

Any questions? Ask Ms. Shockey for help. She only looks busy!


Library Catalogs

  Click this icon to access our school learning commons' catalog to  find resources or something to read.
  Click this icon to access the public library catalog  to borrow materials from libraries  across Massachusetts.
  Sora features bestseller fiction & nonfiction, ebook & audiobooks.
  Use this link to download Sora on your phone. Or go to your app store and look for Sora.





















Access to Newspapers:

Access the Republican.
Access the Washington Post Replica Edition.
NYTimes Access the New York Times.  Use your school email to create an account.
Access the Hampshire Gazette.
El Pueblo Latino El Pueblo Latino- Spanish language newspaper.

Doing some Research?

Database links are on the tabs on the left, look for Middle School Research or High School Research.  Also consider Library News if your teacher requires specific websites or directions. 

If you need a password, get a password bookmark, ask a classmate, or e-mail Ms. Shockey.


Abarno Learning Commons' Hours:

Mondays & Fridays 7:00-2:00
Tuesdays-Thursdays 7:00-3:00