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*8th Graders' Guide To The Library

Destiny Discover Homepage (LIBRARY CATALOG)

Sora Overdrive eBooks


Go to Library Database Passwords page & scroll down to Online & Print Library Collections section to find sign-in info for Sora Overdrive.




to your Sora account.

Assigned books are listed on Home tab under "Assignments."

You'll also see assignments on shelf tab> Loans along with the books you borrowed.


Notes and highlights​ - how to make, find & export them​

Using Sora
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The New York Times - Get full digital access both in & outside of school

Your BC subscription gives you unlimited access to articles from The New York Times. 

 Articles from 1851-1980 can be accessed through the archive search. Search historical issues & primary sources through the Times Machine which has over 150 years of  NY Times journalism in its original newspaper format starting with Volume 1, Number 1 in 1851 through 2002!

Here's how to claim your pass for full digital access to The New York Times:

  1. When you are on campus, visit
  2. Create an account using your BC email address
  3. When you see "START YOUR ACCESS" and an expiration date (one year from the day you sign up), you are all set!
  4. Set a calendar reminder to renew for next year so you have no lag in your subscription.
  5. Go to and enjoy your full access from any location! 

Flipster - Digital Magazines

To read a magazine on your iPad:

  1. Tap on a magazine cover & then tap 'Read This Issue' to open it in your browser.
  2. Tap the menu    and select 'Open in App' for offline reading.

(**Off campus you will need a password. Ask your librarians or visit the passwords page to find it!**)