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MS 51 Library Remote Learning Resource List

Since our physical building closed in March, Ms. Ahart has been collecting free reading resources online for students, so please use the Remote Learning Resource List to help you find your next great read. 

 

Scholastic Summer Read-a-Palooza Virtual Book FairVirtual Scholastic Book Fair Now Through September 4

If you're looking for a way to buy books AND support the MS 51 library this summer, we will host a virtual Scholastic Book fair until September 4! Proceeds will benefit the library program and books will be shipped directly to your home. All orders over $25 will qualify for free shipping. 
 

Summer Learning Guide

Check out Ms. Ahart's extensive guide to summer reading & learning online, including our MS 51 Summer Reading Challenge boards and recommendation lists, and lots of free resources to keep you reading, listening, learning, and thinking through summer 2020. 
 

Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks at Brooklyn Public Library 

Get an e-card from Brooklyn Public Library to borrow e-books and audiobooks and find lots of other wonderful free books and resources while we're all home during the school shutdown & COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any trouble with the online application, email Ms, Ahart to get connected directly to a Brooklyn Public Librarian who can help!

 

Library Book Returns

All library books will be due back when we return to school. No worries about overdue books--keep them in a safe place and reread frequently! If you are a graduating 8th grader or you will not be returning to MS 51 in the fall, you can contact Ms. Ahart in September for more specific info on how to return your 51 library books. 

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Feminism & Women's History CCD

Scholastic Book Club: Order from the Library!

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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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See Our Library In Action!

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

Recommend a Book!