The Better Together Book Club will be meeting this Thursday, October 21st (not Wednesday the 20th, as previously planned). Do you love riddles, codes, puzzles, thrilling twists, and secret passageways? Then you’ll love the Better Together Book Club‘s 1st book of the year The Inheritance Games! Stop by the BHS Library to pick up a copy of this new bestseller and join us for lively discussion and fun this Thursday from 2:15-3:15 in the Library. Contact Mrs. Jerome with any questions. Better Together Book Club Google Classroom: rwsu6af
Hello fellow book lovers! Do you love reading a book you just can’t put down and then discussing it with others? Do you check out what’s trending on #BookTok, Goodreads, or Amazon Charts of Most Read Books of the Week? Would you enjoy selecting books for the BHS Library and attending the annual Book Buying Excursion to Barnes and Noble Bookstore? If so, come to the first meeting of Brunswick High School’s Better Together Book Club! We’re meeting TODAY, Wednesday, September 29th, from 2:15 – 3:15 in the Library! Contact Mrs. Jerome (email@example.com) with any questions. Hope to see you there!
Be part of the Maine’s new North Star YA Award! Teens across the State of Maine who read at least 3 books from this year’s list of nominees will be qualified to vote for Maine’s favorite YA book in the spring! Click above for the North Star YA Award site!
NEW! All of the 2021-2022 North Star YA Award nominees are available in the BHS Library and also on Sora, a reading app with free ebooks and audiobooks! Brunswick High School is now part of the Maine Schools Shared Digital Collection on Sora, where you’ll find thousands of great books to read and listen to on your own device! Simply log in with your school email username and password in your browser at soraapp.com or download the Sora app! Happy Reading!
Welcome to the new school year! We’re excited to be an important part of your high school experience! The Library is where you will learn valuable research skills, explore new interests, have fun, discover great books, relax, investigate, try new things, join a club, connect and succeed! ~Mrs. Jerome, Mrs. DeCamilla and Mr. Weed
To visit the BHS Library during study hall, simply sign up with your study hall teacher, who will add your name to our “live” Google Docs sign-up sheets. No pass needed, the process is paperless! Hope to see you soon!
Tyler was the FIRST student to visit the BHS Library during Study Hall when we opened up to study halls this month!
Tyler, Samir and Hunter in the BHS Library during Study Hall. We hope to see more of you!
We’re excited to invite all students, faculty, and staff to explore the many activities the BHS Library has to offer by playing a game of Winter BINGO!
Click on the BINGO card for embedded links to the activities, but stop by the Library or email if you’d like a physical BINGO card!
There are 3 Games (a Straight Line, the Letters B, H or S, and Blackout!)
There are prizes for each of the 3 tiers of game patterns! Stop by the Library or contact us by email (if you’re 100% remote) to share your completed pattern and claim your prize!
Winter BINGO ends on the last day of winter, March 20, 2021!
If we’re not available when you visit on our virtual Office Hours, please send us an email and we’ll get back to you ASAP.
We’re so excited September is finally here! We’re busy getting the BHS Library ready for teachers and students. We’ll have new protocols in place to keep everyone safe, but everyone will have access to our resources through our new “Library Take-Out” service! Stay tuned for more information on that and our fun Fall Programming as well! We’re also pleased to introduce Mr. Weed, our new AV Ed Tech, to our Library Team! Together, we hope to have a great year proving you with the resources and experiences that will help you to be successful here at BHS! We hope to see you soon, either in-person, or virtually! Mrs. Jerome, Mrs. DeCamilla, and Mr. Weed
RETURNING BOOKS & OTHER ITEMS
Students, please plan to return LIBRARY BOOKS, CALCULATORS, LIBRARY COMPUTERS, and EQUIPMENT to BHS on the return/pick-up days that are scheduled and posted on the BHS Website. Mrs. DeCamilla will be sending out letters via Google Drive to all students who have Library items checked out, which will include a list of specific titles. Feel free to email us or pop in to our daily office hours (links below) with any questions or concerns. Thanks, ~Mrs. Jerome
Seniors: June 2nd – June 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
9th – 11th grades: June 15th, 16th & 17th
Update (June 12th): Virtual Office Hours have come to an end, but we want you to know we’ve enjoyed being here for you during this time of remote learning! We hope you’ll all have a wonderful summer and we look forward to seeing you in the fall! Keep reading, and stay tuned for a new YA Reading program called the North Star YA Award coming in the fall! ~Mrs. Jerome and Mrs. DeCamilla
New! The BHS Library is now offering Virtual Office Hours via Google Hangouts Meet! Please feel free to pop in (times are posted above) if you need help finding resources such as online books, databases for research papers, help with citations, tech tools for class projects, etc. (Or, you can just pop in and say hello!) We’re here to support you as we continue on this remote learning journey!
You can also email us any time if you can’t make our daily BHS Library Virtual Office Hours! ~Mrs. Jerome (and Mozzie!) (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Mrs. DeCamilla (email@example.com)
Check out these Links to Helpful Resources to Access from Home!
A few Highlights from the above List of Online Books:
TeenCloudLibrary offers an amazing selection of ebooks, audiobooks and graphic novels for teens! No downloads necessary; simply read online! Username: brunswickhs Password: login
Audible is now offering free access to a collection of audiobooks for students, including a teen collection of 67 books, and 27 literary classics. No need to sign in, just click on the book cover to listen… There are also books in 6 languages in the collection!
Junior Library Guild: A great collection of eBooks free through May 31st! Scroll down the page a little and click on the red button “High School Stream” for instant access!
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