Welcome to the BHS Library
Welcome to the BHS Library
Welcome Beaver Readers from Teacher-Librarian TuesD Chambers and Library Assistant Claire Elam. Read the PTSA Newsletter and get to know more about our new Library Assistant Ms Elam!
THANKS to the BeaverReaders and parents who volunteer and help us out. We appreciate you!
Go to Schoology to see what events we have ahead including some opportunities for community service hours before and after school, and the start of BHS Clubs like Ballard Comic Book Club on Wednesdays and soon to be decided Beaver Book Club.
Stop by if you are interested in helping the library and making new friends. There are new clubs being formed as we speak- join us and to learn more Follow Us! on Instagram at @beaverreadersbhs.
Put Books On Hold
Ballard students you can put books and games on hold on the Library Catalog at bit.ly/ballardlibrary
Return your books to the Ballard HS bins located on 65th St. at the front office and by the school parking lot on 67th St.
This Week in the Library!
🎃 Library Leaders are planning their next community project and making paper pumpkin crafts at 1 p.m. Monday in the Makerspace Room.
🎃 Comic Book Club is reading Old Man Logan and meeting at lunch Wednesday.
🎃 The library has free math tutoring, led by students, from 8-8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. (Now with pre-calculus tutoring option too.)
🎃 Reading Buddies read to Elementary Students at 8 a.m. Fridays in the library. Service Learning Hours available. Bring headphones with a microphone.
🎃 Pride Book Club meets at 1 p.m. Friday, reading All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson.
🎃 Want to join the lunchtime Beaver Book Club at its Nov. 4 meeting with Ms. Chambers and the Head Beaver? Dive into the novel-in-verse that “brims with grief and love” (per publisher HarperCollins), Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo.
🎃 Also, October Book Bingo is here, Beaver Readers! Stop by the library for a Bingo sheet, compete for prizes, and join in the fun!
Go to the Library Program Support Page on Schoology to learn more.
Want to help shape programming at the BHS Library? Check out Library Leaders at 1 p.m. on Monday.
More Library News and Events!
- Reading Buddies | Read to Elementary Students | Service Learning Hours available | Fridays at 8am in the library. Bring headphones with a microphone.
- Beaver Book Clubs!
- Just a few minutes to hang in the Library? Try the any of the puzzles or the SPS Great Puzzle challenge or check out the 3D Printer too!
Ms Chambers is reading Cazadora
Ms Elam is reading Bangkok Wakes to Rain
Get library books delivered to your class
Did you know you do NOT have to WAIT for your class to come to the library to get books? We have #BeaverReaderPrime – Free Delivery Every WEEK!
- Just login to Bit.ly/ballardlibrary
- Look for books you’d like to read
- Select HOLD
We will deliver your holds to your first-period classes every week!
Schoology allows access to course materials anytime, anywhere, for teachers, students, and parents. Access to Schoology means students and teachers have access to course material anytime and anywhere they have an internet connection.
Students can access Office 365, Schoology, and more through Clever.
Online Student Resources
Resources in all subject areas and reference are available on the Online Student Resources.
Seattle Public Library (SPL) Link Card
Every student has a SPL Library Link Card for electronic resources including e-Books, audiobook downloads, access student research databases and online search tools, read digital magazines using Flipster, comics, music downloads and movies. More info on the SPL website.
Follow the @beaverreadersbhs for fun upcoming events and exciting news!
View the live feed or follow @BeaversReaders for library updates.
Library Assistant: Claire Elam
Ballard High School Library Tour!
View the Library Curriculum Night Video and welcome to the Library!