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Media Center/Library

Welcome to the Eastside Library Media Center!

The Library Media Center is the information and resource hub for the three academies:

GoPA - School of Government and Public Administration,

CAHTS - School of Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism

and SOIT- School of informational Technology

which are all housed on the Eastside Educational Campus.  It provides resource  materials and a place to read and study.  

The goals of the Media Center are:

1.  Help students develop the research skills needed in our information rich world.

2.  Collaborate and support teachers curricular and research objectives.

3.  Promote a lifelong interest in reading by providing when possible             titles that cater to diverse backgrounds, interest and opinions.

Ms. Cruz, Library Media Specialist  is pleased and eager to assist you with all of your academic needs.  The Media Center is open to students before school, during lunch periods, after school and available to teachers throughout the day.  Students doing work and research have priority use of the computers. 

If the computers are  reserved by teachers for class use, they will not be available for independent student use.

The Media Center has over 14,000 titles, 22 computers and many interactive databases, providing students with the resources and information they need for projects.

The Computer Lab

Teens' Top 10 Books

 The library received copies of the 26 books nominated for the 2018 Teens' Top Ten. All were added to the library. We have also in the pass received the Top Ten Book nominees. Student reading groups from around the country choose the books.

NEW Library Webpage.

Go to the Eastside Library webpageIt contains more information than this page.

Research Links


The New York Times   User: 200326544

The Record   User: 56299  This is a gannett paper

The Herald News    User: 56299  This is a gannett paper

ABC-CLIO Databases   User: pps-student

Academic Search Premier

Explora Secondary Schools

MasterFile Elite


Points of View

Referencia Latina

EBSCO Databases from the State Library Jersey Clicks password may be needed outside school

Scholastic SRI and Read180 Links      from district Humanities page

Student News Daily

Best of History Websites

U.S. Political Cartoons

Get More with Google

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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