Benjamin Middle School

Helpful Links for Teachers



There are resources galore here for educators!

Library Media Center

eBook Information

BMS’s Digital Library Websites:

*eRead Illinois is an expanding e-book collection with books from across Illinois        

Username & Password- the same used to log-into your device


Books cannot be limited (as can be done in the LMC with the YA permission slip.)

Resource Links

Doing Research? 

Use these great databases to find information! 


*Britannica Online

*World Book (also Spanish) 

**Discovery Education  (videos)


*EasyBib Handout with directions on how to cite sources

*Directions to access teacher-selected resources, use databases & use videos on United Streaming!

Use this great website to cite sources! 

*EasyBib (The Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker)


Use the below link to find great books at your AR level!



To take an AR test, click below (only available at school during normal operating hours):



See LMC Helpful Handouts (below) for how-to instructions.

Author Visit Dan Poblocki 9/21

LMC Staff

Fiorini, Michelle
LMC Teacher
Ogorek, Barbara
LMC Assistant


 Search Our School Library Catalog by clicking the picture below...


Caudill Club Party 2017

Caudill 2018


Student Caudill votes are in.  After an early 3-way tie, 2 books had final votes to become BMS’s prediction of the Caudill 2017 Winner!  The two books Benjamin students’ votes cast were for Fish in a Tree & Rain Reign.

We will see what other students in Illinois chose as the Caudill 2017 winner in mid to late March!


The 2018 Rebecca Caudill list is here!

Locate Great Photos to Use on Schoolwork

  • Simply go to:
  • This website finds photos that are ready to be used by students
  • Citation for the image at the bottom of the photo
  • Just type in a keyword and each image is ready to view and download

STAR & AR Reading

For STAR & AR Reading Procedures, click HERE !

LMC Helpful Handouts