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Knitting & Crochet Club on Mondays

Knitting Club on Mondays in the Library at Lunch

Check out our YouTube playlist of video instruction for beginners!

Board Games Club on Thursdays

Board Games Club in the Library on Thursdays during lunch

That Feeling When... Book Club

That Feeling When.. Book Club January flier

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2019 Goodreads Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge
Ms. Ahart has read 4 books toward their goal of 200 books.
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Ms. Ahart on Goodreads

Goodbye Stranger
Jane, the Fox, and Me
Brown Girl Dreaming
The Shadow Hero
Resistance
Fire and Hemlock
I Kill the Mockingbird
Courtney Crumrin: The Final Spell
Courtney Crumrin, Volume 3: The Twilight Kingdom
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Courtney Crumrin Volume 4: Monstrous Holiday Special Edition
Belzhar
Courtney Crumrin: The Witch Next Door
Rose Under Fire
Courtney Crumrin Volume 2: The Coven of Mystics
Girls Like Us
Ancillary Sword
Mistwood
Courtney Crumrin Volume 1: The Night Things
El Deafo


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2018 Summer Reading Challenge & Recommendations

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Melissa Ahart
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MS 51 William Alexander Middle School
Room 333
350 Fifth Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-369-7603 x.3331
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Join the 2019 MS 51 Reading Challenge!

MS 51 Library 2019 Reading ChallengeJoin the MS 51 Library 2019 reading challenge...
Spread your reading wings & push yourself to try something new this year!

All participants who complete the challenge and submit their list to Ms. Ahart by June 7, 2019 will:
1. get a coupon for our next book fair & a tote bag
2. enter a drawing for other bookish prizes


Each book must be new to you in 2019 and you can only count a book once (no repeats, even if they could fit in more than one category). Audiobooks and e-books count!

Download the form & get recommendations in every category. 

Winners will be recognized here as students complete the challenge. 

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Zetta Elliott author visit

Author visit: Zetta Elliott

Zetta Elliott author visit

Author visit: Zetta Elliott

Makerspace teacher training SnapCircuits

Teacher training in our Makerspace: SnapCircuits

Author visit: Rob Sanders

Author visit through Lambda Literary: Rob Sanders

Author visit: Rob Sanders

Author visit through Lambda Literary: Rob Sanders

Makerspace teacher training Ozobots

Teacher training in our Makerspace: Ozobots

Maker Monday lunch with Legos

Maker Monday lunch with Legos

Author visit: Jason Fry

Author visit: Jason Fry

Author visit: Jason Fry

Author visit: Cris Beam

Author visit through Lambda Literary: Cris Beam

Books on display for Black History Month

Books on display for Black History Month

Reshma Patel from League of Women Voters speaks

Feminism & Women's History Collection Open House: Reshma Patel from League of Women Voters

Author visit: Gabriel Gale

Author visit: Gabriel Gale makes mythical beasts with our 6th graders

For Parents

AASL Guide to School Libraries for Parents

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