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Author Sophie Blackall Visits BFS

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

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 […]

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 […]

And the Winners are…

The Youth Media Awards were announced this morning! The YMAs are like the Oscars or Grammys for the children/young adult book world.  Some of the most notable categories include the […]

Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is nothing new in education, but it sure is getting a lot of attention. In the BFS Libraries, we frequently discuss and share ideas to inspire critical and […]

Best Books of 2013

It’s a new year and that means new books!  Maybe you missed a few great titles from 2013?  Well we’ve got you covered. Check out any of these lists to […]

Banned Books Week 2013

Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week, September 22-28, 2013. You can visit the official site as well as the Banned Books Week YouTube channel for more information […]

Happy Birthday, Maurice Sendak!

Yesterday would have been Maurice Sendak’s 85th birthday.  To celebrate the life and work of the beloved author/illustrator Google created a special doodle for the occasion.  Check it out:

Keep Calm…

It’s that time of year.  All library books are due.  If you have questions please ask a librarian for help!