Welcome to the Barack Obama Elementary School Library Media Center

  • Contact Information:




    HEMPSTEAD, NY 11550

    Image result for EMAIL ANIMATED GIF   rsilverblatt@hempsteadschools.org


    Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8:00a.m.-3:15 p.m.

    or by appointment

    Roger Silverblatt - Home

    The folders on this page contains hyperlinks to external web sites that are not controlled by the Hempstead Union Free School District. The web sites were evaluated before being added to their respective webpages. However, content may change and domain names change. This web page is provided as a service; the web sites to which they go are not endorsed by the Hempstead Union Free School District. The District nor this school's library media specialist is not responsible for content located on these sites.
    Under Mr. Silverblatt's supervision and leadership, the school library media center is a vibrant place where everyone is welcome, and active learning and participation do not go unnoticed. The library is the hub of learning in the school and serves as a supplement and complement to classroom instruction, as well as a place where outstanding literature and instructional technology take center stage.


    Image result for cartoon of male librarian carrying books           WELCOME BACK PRESENTATION FROM LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST                                                                                               



    IMPORTANT HINTS TO REMEMBER:  To access any of the websites found in any of the folders' enclosed Microsoft Word hotlists OR PowerPoint presentations, please do one of either the following methods:

    1.  Click on the desired file (name of documet) you are looking to open.  The file shold download to the bottom of your computer monitor and download itself onto your computer.  Click on it to open tha available list of Internet URLs (addresses) on the bottom of your monitor once it has completely downloaded.  

    2.  Copy and paste the Internet URL (address) into your Internet browser and hit the "ENTER" key


    3. As you scroll the mouse over the given Internet URL (you should see an image of a little hand), simultaneously click on the URL and press the "CTRL" key on your keyboard.  The result should be that you are automatically taken to the requested website.

    4. Some of the links found in the various folders listed on the left side of this page require you to download and install (AT NO COST TO YOU) either Adobe Acrobat Reader or Adobe Flash Player to fully maximize your use of the site.  Click on the appropriate shortcut below in order to facilitate this process for yourself:

    Image result for acrobat reader                                                                                 Image result for adobe flash