- Bookmark our Library’s website so you can check out all of the virtual resources we have for you!
- Decorate your classroom with these wonderful posters from the folks at Amplifier!
- Won’t it be wonderful when we don’t have to have a Banned Books Week?! To support my fellow librarians dealing with these challenges in the trenches, our four BPHS Reads! book clubs will ONLY feature banned books this year. Our first event will be on Monday, October 23rd. Look out for the invitation coming very soon!
- Speaking of Banned Books, Ali Velshi of MSNBC has created a great recurring segment entitled the “Ali Velshi Banned Books Club”! Here’s a list of the books that he’s covered, and here is a link to his podcast.
- If you don’t already have one, please get yourself a library card from both the NYPL and the BPL! September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
- Our school pays for NYTimes access so you and our students don’t have to! If you are in our building and on our WiFi, it’s accessible!
- We also pay for JSTOR (available anywhere/login details here), and do yourself a favor and sign up for JSTOR Daily. It comes out every Thursday, and is always a fascinating deep-dive into the backstories of some of JSTOR’s most interesting topics.
- The people at the Stanford History Education Group have plenty of free resources for our Humanities Prospectors!
- I don’t teach statistics, but even I was tempted by the fascinating data that Statista shares! I downloaded their new free app & now I’ll be better at Trivia Night! (Get your daily dose of data-driven insights: The new app “Daily Data” by Statista provides you with unique, data-driven insights - giving you a deeper understanding of the world’s most important topics, every day. Download it for free (no in-app purchases) here for iPhone or here for Android.)
- Please friend me on Goodreads if you are so inclined, and speaking of Goodreads, here are their 55 most anticipated books of the fall!
- If you want to be both well-read and punctual, try this literature clock!
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