Start Collecting Free Audio-Books on SORA – TODAY

What SYNC Participants Said about the 2020 Program

„Helping me through a rough time—being read to is the highest form of comfort“

„I never thought that I would come to enjoy reading from an audiobook. It’s so cool because I can do other stuff like folding clothes while listening to a book. Thanks, SYNC, for the experience.“

„My favorite part about SYNC is getting and listening to books I wouldn’t have ever chosen for myself. It expands my world view and my reading view, which is excellent.“ 

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Mental growth

You can now find 42 more eBooks to read right now that support mental growth for students of all age groups and for teachers! Borrow today with no holds or wait lists in the #SoraReadingApp.


You can find the entire list here: https://tinyurl.com/yecjmfga
Crying is like the rain : A story of mindfulness and feelings
Forget me not [Audiobook]

Countdown: 21 Tage “Distance Learning”

Die Hoffnung stirbt zuletzt! Wir haben euch einen Countdown-Kalender mit vielen Tipps zum Lesen, Hören und Lernen erstellt, um euch die Zeit bis zur Rückkehr in die Schule zu verkürzen! Beginnt am 11.01.2021 bei dem Türchen 1!

https://calendar.myadvent.net/?id=f3f4bb06d7ceb80acc7e1b05d5097292

The Corona Peek

eBooks are more and more important for schools – especially in times of distance learning and hygiene concerns. But that doesn’t mean that printed books are out of bounds!

School libraries do their best to serve student’s needs – digital and analogue -, even when school (or library) is closed. Have a look at our reading statistics! Since September they are back in school. Now they can browse the “real” shelves in their School Libraries again.

SoraApp: Total books opened

School Library Loans per Month

Have a nice holiday – Schöne Ferien!

Die Schulbibliothek wünschtallen schöne und erholsame Sommerferien!

Bleiben Sie gesund, rücksichtsvoll und fröhlich – und natürlich: lesen Sie viele gute Bücher!

Wie jeder weiß, stehen wir virtuell auch in den Sommerferien zur Verfügung, denn auf soraapp.com können unsere Schüler*innen viele tolle E-Books und Hörbücher finden (und auf iServ/News die Anleitung).

Damit alle, die noch Gebühren bei der Bibliothek zu bezahlen haben auch fröhlich sein können, werden wir – als kleinen Beitrag zur Entlastung in diesen Zeiten – ALLE ausstehenden Gebühren erlassen.

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The School Library is wishing you nice and restful holidays.

Stay healthy, considerate, friendly and cheerful – and for sure: read many good books!

As everybody knows, we are available virtually during summer as well on soraapp.com, where our students can find many great eBooks and audiobooks (and the instructions on iServ).

To make sure, that also those who still need to balance fees to the library may also be cheerful, we will cancel ALL owing overdue fees – as a little contribution to a relief at these days.

Sommerferien Bingo

Bald sind Sommerferien! Warum versuchst du nicht, das Sora Bingo zu gewinnen?

Du weißt nicht, wie man die SoraApp benutzt? Schau einfach hier: https://youtu.be/GIMRkpXqpU0

Die ersten fünf Schüler*innen, die mir zwischen dem 1. bis 4. September 2020 ein Foto des beendeten Bingos senden, werden einen Preis bekommen.

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Summer holidays are coming soon! Why don’t you try to win the Sora Bingo?

You don’t know how to use the SoraApp? Just have a look here: https://youtu.be/GIMRkpXqpU0

The first five students sending me a photo of the completed Bingo between 1st and 4th of September 2020, will receive an award!

Sora Sweet Reads

With the coronavirus outbreak and school closure, ESRM wants to help students find new ways to learn while away from the classroom. We have an exciting reading service available through Sora, the student reading app, which provides free 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks.

Learn more about Sora and its perks for you and our students here: https://meet.soraapp.com/.

What better way to engage a student’s 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.