Category Archives: Library Events

Banned Books Day!

We had a wonderful celebration on Wednesday of our freedom to read banned books. Tables were set up with centerpieces of banned books, along with “Read” wristbands and library buttons. Once students and faculty got their lunches, the library filled … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

The library is open, and full of students studying, creating origami and Lego sculptures and (gasp) eating and drinking! The library seemed too quiet over the summer without all of our students, and we’re so glad to have you all … Continue reading

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Short Story Contest!

It is time to enter the Library and Amaranth’s Annual Short Story Contest The story must have the theme: “It’s never too late.” Due: Monday May 20 Details: Stories should be approximately 3-6 pages email stories from your school email … Continue reading

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Library Overnight!

Recently we held the 11th annual Upper School Library Sleepover.  I was ready to let this tradition, which was originally started by students, retire with Karen Phillips who retired last year and chaperoned and organized this event for a decade. … Continue reading

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6 Word Story Contest Winners!

The winners of the Brentwood School 6 Word Story Contest with The Perkiomen School were announced on twitter last Friday morning. The librarians enjoyed slowly tweeting out all the winners, @bwslibrary tweeted the Perkiomen School winners, and @perklibrarian tweeted the … Continue reading

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6 Word Story Contest

Open to Middle School, Upper School, Faculty, and Staff. Ernest Hemingway famously wrote a short story in six words: “For sale, baby shoes, never worn.” It says so much with so little.* The Library invites you to try writing your … Continue reading

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Banned Books Celebration 2012

The Library, Amaranth, and the GSA hosted this year’s banned books celebration, where we highlight favorite books that have been banned or challenged at other schools or libraries.  People read from Howl, What my Mother Doesn’t Know, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, … Continue reading

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Library Learning Lunches

The library is offering lunchtime learning opportunities for you to get acquainted with our new sources. These sessions will go from 12:30-1:00, so bring your lunch to the Library Lab and be ready to learn! Of course, if you can’t … Continue reading

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Veterans and Juniors: Oral Histories in the Library

Did you notice something special going on in the library on Thursday? Mr. Hughes, Mr. Park, and the Library hosted nine veterans from the Cal-Vets Veterans Home, located on the neighboring VA property. Mr. Park’s juniors were prepared to interview … Continue reading

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