Welcome to School Year 2016-2017! We are looking forward to collaborating with you this year!
*The library hours are 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday-Friday. (open until 2:00 on early release days)
* Library Class Visit Signup is online at http://brightonhigh-ma.libcal.com/rooms.php?i=11248 We would also love to see you in person to schedule a class(es).
* Library Orientations The library offers orientation classes to 9th grade and ESL to introduce library resources, services, programming and policy.
*Librarian-to-Go: I'd love to know how I can support your work in the classroom and increase librarian classroom collaborations in your room. More to come on this soon.
*Library Chromebooks: We have a set of 20 Chromebooks for in library use by classes and individual students.
*Chromecarts for Classroom Use Please email Ms. Iris for sign up. The chromecart schedule can be viewed on the google drive.
*Pass System: You can send 2-3 students per period to the library with a pass to access library services and for class related assignments. Please include a date, time, signature and name.
*Lunch Pass: Students can sign up at the library for a pass to come during lunch.
*We are a Boston Public Library Branch with delivery twice a week. We receive BPL Deliveries of Books, DVD's and other materials on Tuesdays and Fridays. Make requests with your library card barcode and pin (see library for help) at http://bpl.bibliocommons.com/ We can make library cards here for you and your students.
*There is a mobile app to search the catalog. It is available at: http://www.bpl.org/collections/mobile.htm
*COMPREHENSIVE Website with access to Subject Specific Databases, Newspapers, Magazines, Boston Globe http://galesites.com/menu/mlin_b_brighton
*Streaming Media (similar to NETFLIX) from Hoopla http://www.bpl.org/collections/hoopla.htm Streaming media, movies, documentaries, television episodes, music, and audio books through Hoopla. Popular titles are always available so you can borrow what you like, when you like.
*Don't miss the Tumblebooks and videos at http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=bostonps&P=books and Tumblecloud for more advanced readers at http://www.tbcjr.com/autologin.aspx?u=bostonps2&p=login*emagazines in English and Spanish. Check out zinio at http://www.bpl.org/collections/zinio.htm
*BPS Library Webpage http://bpslibraries.org/ or links to online reference, databases, encyclopedias(English and Spanish language), Boston Globe Full Text & much more! Resources are aimed at Elementary, Middle, High School level & Professional Resources. Many can be translated into multiple languages and have speech to text features.
*Poster Maker and Laminator are up and running. We also have a limited Color Printing available.
*New Books have arrived! Hundreds of new titles are available! Come on down to check them out. We will be reaching out to you with titles of interest.
*DVD's-We have many DVD's for use in the classroom. Come on down to browse them.