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MS 51 Library: Home

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This Month in the MS 51 Library!

Library Book Returns

All library books borrowed in 2020 and 2021 are due back JUNE 11, 2021. 6th and 7th graders returning to MS 51 in September who do not have any overdue or lost books are eligible for summer checkout starting JUNE 14. Blended students are visiting the library once or twice a month with their ELA classes and they can also drop off books in the library during homeroom on their in-person days. Fully remote students can drop off overdue library books at the school between 8 am and 3 pm. VIEW THE LIBRARY SCHEDULE FOR BLENDED STUDENT BOOK CHECKOUT.

 

MS 51 Library Remote Learning Resource ListOUT for Safe Schools digital badge

Since our physical building closed in March 2020, 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 when you are learning at home! 

 

Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks in Sora & Brooklyn Public Library 

MS 51 students have access to TWO collections in Sora AND can integrate their Brooklyn Public Library information to search for ebooks in one app! Sign in with your k051.org account information and you can search for books in a browser or download the app to your phone or iPad. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up and use Sora to find your next great read.

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!

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Feminism & Women's History CCD

Scholastic Book Club: Order from the Library!

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About Your Librarian

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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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Summer Learning Opportunitiies

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About Our Library

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

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