Beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, the LSR7 School District partnered with Mid-Continent Public Library so that every student has a Mid-Content Public Library card. Below is an email from Mid-Continent explaining the details and a bit about some of the many awesome resources students can access via MCPL.

The short version though is this,
Students' MCPL Library Card = LS1234567 (Capital LS+Lunch Number)
MCPL PIN = MMDDYYYY (Eight digit birthday)

 

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During this critical time when you and your students and their caregivers need help the most, Mid-Continent Public Library provides access to a wide range of online resources that can help with schoolwork at home. As you contact your students, please remind them that they can use the Library virtually with their Student Access Passes (Library card).

You can help your students begin using their Access Passes today!

The Lee's Summit School District has chosen a special format for Student Access Pass numbers, which gives access to Mid-Continent Public Library’s online resources:

“LS” + student ID number (i.e., LS1234567)

By using their Student Access Pass numbers, your students can use the following from home:

Online Resources: MCPL has more than 200 online resources that can be used for research, school projects, online learning, and more. One such resource is Live Homework Help from Tutor.com, which is available in English and Spanish and connects students with a live tutor who can assist them in a variety of subjects. When accessing any online resource on mymcpl.org, type in the student’s Access Pass number using the format above.

Digital Content: The Library provides a wealth of materials that can be downloaded or streamed, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMovies from OverDrive; eMagazines from RBdigital and Flipster; eNewspapers from PressReader; and eMusic from Freegal Music and other free resources. Access these and others at mymcpl.org/GoDigital.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our branches in the near future.

*All students are eligible for a student ID-based account unless their parents opted out during this year’s school registration.

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April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and the LSN Library will be celebrating by sharing a poem a day on Twitter and Instagram. Please follow us and feel free to reply or share your favorite poem.

On April 1st, we are beginning with the classic "Caged Bird" by Maya Angelou.


Overdrive eBooks

Don't forget about our Overdrive eBook collection. Under the read tab, click on "Find an eBook (Overdrive)" to access our library of more than 4,000 ebooks and 1,000 audiobooks. Below you can find a video tutorial on how to access Overdrive and using Overdrive's reading app Sora. Also, there is a playlist of 50 professional book talks about titles available in our Overdrive library. And finally, a video on how to link your LSR7 Overdrive library to your Mid-Continent Public Library card to gain access to over 80,000 more titles.

Links: LSR7 Overdrive and MCPL Overdrive
The Sora reading app for iOS and for Android (for School and Public libraries)
The Libby reading app for iOS and Android (for public and university libraries, full collections)

Here is the Overdrive Help Video

The Sora Reader App

50 Book Trailers of Titles on Overdrive

Adding Your MCPL Card to Sora

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For questions, please contact us at nathan.miller@lsr7.net or michael.russell@lsr7.net