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eBooks & Audiobooks

eBooks and audiobooks for pleasure reading

OverdDrive app icon‚Äč

ChromeBook/MacBook:
OverDrive is available as a Google App from your Google Drive. You can read eBooks in your browser and listen to audiobooks. This is also a great way to browse and check out titles that you can later access on a phone or tablet.

 

SmartPhone or Tablet:

 

  1. Install the OverDrive app from your device’s app store
  2. Sign up for an OverDrive account using a valid email address.
  3. In the app settings, toggle on the option “Sign in using Safari"
  4. In the app menu, select “Add a library” and search for Newton -- make sure you select Newton Public Schools from the list
  5. Select MLS Commonwealth eBook Collection.
  6. Select Newton Public Schools from the dropdown list.
  7. Sign in with your NPS Google account.
  8. Sign in with your school ID/password (Single Sign On).
  9. Feel free to add your public library too.

Ask a librarian for help getting OverDrive set up!

  From NSHS Destiny Discover in a browser
1. Log in using your student ID and password.

2. Scroll over book covers to read quick information.

3. Find a title with a Follett icon follett icon ebook e-book or follett icon audio audiobook
(our current collection is small)

  From NSHS Destiny Discover on a phone
1. Choose your school  

2. Log in using your student ID and password.
3. Scroll over book covers to read quick information.

4. Find a title with a Follett icon follett icon ebook e-book or follett icon audio audiobook
(our current collection is small)

 

 

Small collection of fiction and non-fiction titles. After login, you will be able to read title immediately in browser.

In the site box, start typing Newton and select Newton South High School from the drop down list, then username is NewtonSouthLibrary and our library password.

sample titles:
My Antonia by Will Cather
If You Really Love Me by Anne Schaft
Asthma by Wendy Murphy
Discovering Atoms by Margaret Campbell
Latinos Today by Thomas Arkham
Story of Facebook by Sara Gilbert

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eBooks for research

  From NSHS Destiny Discover in a browser
1. Log in using your student ID and password.

2. Scroll over book covers to read quick information.

3. Find a title with a Follett icon follett icon ebook e-book or follett icon audio audiobook
(our current collection is small)

  From NSHS Destiny Discover on a phone
1. Choose your school

2.Log in using your student ID and password.
3. Scroll over book covers to read quick information.

4. Find a title with a Follett icon follett icon ebook e-book or follett icon audio audiobook
(our current collection is small)

 

Large collection of e-books in a wide range of subject areas.
Click on the Passwords tab at the left for remote login information.

Small collection of fiction and non-fiction titles. After login, you will be able to read title immediately in browser.

Find Newton South High School in the drop down list, then use the username and password from the Passwords tab at the left.

sample titles:

My Antonia by Will Cather
If You Really Love Me by Anne Schaft
Asthma by Wendy Murphy
Discovering Atoms by Margaret Campbell
Latinos Today by Thomas Arkham
Story of Facebook by Sara Gilbert

E-books in subject areas: Literature, History, Science, and Health.
Click on the Passwords tab at the left for remote login information.

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online textbooks

Find usernames and passwords on Passwords link above. Ask your teacher about additional access information.

Find usernames and passwords on Passwords link above. Ask your teacher about additional access information.

Find usernames and passwords on Passwords link above. Ask your teacher about additional access information.

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Newton South High School Library

140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
call: (617) 559-6561
nshslibrary@newton.k12.ma.us