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Author Sophie Blackall Visits BFS

  Brooklyn illustrator/author Sophie Blackall visited with the Preschool 4s, Lower School 2nd and 3rd grade students, and all Middle School and Upper School students on October 1. She shared her inspiration […]

Lower School Makerspace Underway!

  Caution! Makers at Work! The PS/LS Library at Brooklyn Friends School has transformed into a MAKERSPACE! For the month of May, all Lower School students will interact with a […]

Author Visit: Julie Sternberg

Wow! What a terrific event. Author Julie Sternberg visited Third and Fourth Grade classrooms in November and introduced her new book Celie Valentine: Friendship Over. Julie sharing her process with 4th […]

Tad Hills Visit: “Can he come again?”

Tad Hills reads aloud to First Grade Wow! What a super visit! Author, illustrator, and BFS parent Tad Hills visited Kindergarten and First Grade students last Thursday. He shared the story […]

Self Checkout in the Pre/Lower School Library!

Drum roll please…….We have initiated self checkout with our Third and Fourth Grade students! iPad app: Follett Destiny In our libraries here at BFS, we use the company Follett to […]

Welcome Back!

The Library Crew hope you had a great summer filled with relaxation, exploration and, of course, reading! We are looking forward to a fruitful academic year ahead and to opportunities […]

Summer Reading: PS/LS Edition Part II

In our Part I post, we shared our thoughts on summer reading and introduced the invitation to email photos (or selfies) to librarians to be part of a Summer Reading […]

Summer Reading: PS/LS Edition Part I

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”  — Lemony Snicket In the PS/LS Divisions, Summer Reading is meant to be part of a joyful, relaxing summer […]

SonicPics and Research Project Presentation

In the library, we regularly use iPads for a variety of purposes. This was our first work with Fourth Graders to digitize a presentation. As was posted earlier, the Fourth Grade […]

Active Research: Fourth Grade

For the past six weeks, the Fourth Grade has been working on a research project in the library. The context is from their timeline on the walls of their classrooms […]

Get in Touch with Your Inner Poet

It seems like every month there’s something new to celebrate: National Pig Day, International Women’s Day, Go Green Week, Pi Day, and the list goes on! April is no different.  Since 1996 […]

eBooks for Everyone

The libraries at BFS are happy to announce that we have added over one hundred books to our collection!  This is great news because now you never have to be […]