Learning Resource Centre (Library)
Sora Sweet Reads
We have an exciting reading service available through Sora, the student reading app, which provides free 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks. What better way to engage your mind than through reading?
Starting April 15 – July 31, 2020, the Sora Sweet Reads program will offer a collection of Juvenile and Young Adult titles that will be prominently displayed in Sora for quick and easy unlimited access. You can explore the title offerings and learn more about the program here: https://resources.overdrive.com/sora-sweet-reads/.
How does it work?
Sora provides the quickest and easiest way to get started with digital titles from our school. Students can simply log in using school credentials and instantly access hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks on virtually any device. Get started today at https://soraapp.com or download the free Sora app for Android or iOS.
Select St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic School District #38 and use your Star Catholic log in.
Need more help? Contact the Library
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Get Ready for SYNC — Register Now
NEW for 2020, all audiobook titles will be delivered via Sora. The SYNC audiobooks will only work with Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive. Anyone can participate.
If you have not yet registered at audiobookSYNC for SYNC 2020 follow these steps to be ready to access the audiobook titles.
- Go to audiobookSYNC.com — "REGISTER" for 2020 SYNC
- Download the Sora app to your device
- Search for the AudiobookSYNC “school” located in Portland, Maine
Full Instructions on our SYNC FAQ page
SYNC 2020 Arrives Thursday, April 30
For questions about the program, titles, and how to use the toolkit to connect with students, patrons, and other listeners, please contact the SYNC Help.
The SYNC program is a project of AudioFile Magazine in partnership with OverDrive and audiobook publishers.
St. Augustine students also have access to our new K-12 Shared Digital Collection. Browse the eLibrary or download the Overdrive app for your mobile device. Select St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic School District #38 and use your Star Catholic log in.
Detailed instructions for a variety of devices can be found below.
If you require further help, contact the library.
St. Augustine School is blessed to have two libraries to meet the diverse needs of the students. The Primary Library is accessible to students in Kindergarten through Grade 3 while the Secondary Library serves the Grade 4-12 students.
Students are invited to search the library's on-line database, request titles & write book reviews. Contact the library to set up your password.
Textbooks are assigned to each student as required and are theirs to use for the duration of the course. Students are to return the textbooks at the end of the assigned term in an undamaged condition. Lost textbooks are the responsibility of the student they are assigned to.
In the event that text books and library books are damaged the following fees will be charged to the student.
Torn/Missing pages – $10.00
Graffiti – $10.00
Damaged cover – $10.00
Missing Barcode – $ 5.00
Broken Spine – $20.00
Lost/Destroyed – Replacement cost