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OverDrive~FREE ebooks & audiobooks
About OverDrive

OverDrive…What is it? Why do I want to use it? 

OverDrive is a leading multichannel digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video. In addition to Kindle, OverDrive provides support for all major desktop and mobile devices, including Windows®, Mac®, iPod®, iPhone®, iPad®, Sony® Reader, NOOK™, Android™, BlackBerry® and Windows® Phone, etc.

Important Info:  1).  OverDrive can only be accessed and downloaded to your device from your home!  2). Students in grades K-7 will be authorized to use the Elementary OverDrive.  3)Students in grades 8-12 will be authorized to use the Secondary OverDrive.

If your child is interested in using OverDrive please let his/her teacher know and they will contact the Library to set up an account. 

After receiving an OverDrive Username & Password your child will receive step by step directions on How to Access and Use OverDrive

Elementary OverDrive

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SNAP~WSWHE Boces Multimedia Collection
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SNAP~WSWHE Boces Multimedia Collection

ATTENTION: All HLCS Teachers have a username & password to use this resource. Please check with the Media Staff if you need assistance. Thank you.

MultiMedia Services
MultiMedia Services provides resources for teaching and learning. Different media formats accommodate a variety of student learning styles and are a necessary component for resource-rich learning experiences. Our professional media staff assists teachers with locating, evaluating and integrating media resources to prepare students for higher standards and more rigorous assessments.
The BOCES Media Library contains a variety of resources including:
• Over 2,800 DVD collection titles
• 80 Big Book titles – each big book title is accompanied by a teacher’s guide, student copies of the book, and many include an audiotape reading of the book
• 575+ Multiple Book titles – this collection covers all grades and contains 20-100+ student copies of each book. This collection includes at least 55 copies of all required NYS Common Core Module books grades 3-8. Many recommended texts are included as well.
• Over 70 Audio Book titles – this collection, consisting of unabridged books on tape and CD, was developed to support student listening skills
• Over 175,000 streaming audio/video titles, science experiments, math activities, statistical maps, timelines, and more.

• 50 Jackdaws
For more information on everything MultiMedia, please check out our newsletters and fliers.
The collection can be accessed and booked on-line via the Snap-Web/Max Catalog. You may also request materials by phone, fax or mail. Our staff will prepare and send you a variety of multimedia resources for a specific unit upon request by a teacher or school library media specialist.
The Media Library resources cover all curricular areas K-12 and are aligned to the Common Core Learning Standards. A collection of “Learning Lending Videos” is placed in each elementary and middle school library; students can borrow these tapes for home viewing or individual class projects.
In addition to the Snap-Web/Max Catalog, print supplements of new materials, special subject area pathfinders or collections by media type (DVD and multiple book) are distributed during the year. Teachers may also request “custom” subject pathfinders.
Please contact us if you have any questions:
Alicia Behan, Library Media Specialist
Esther Humiston, Audio Visual Clerk
Gick Road Conference Center
27 Gick Road
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: (518) 581-3730/ 746-3730
Fax: (518) 581-3789/ 746-3789