Barrington High School Library!

April 2021

April Vacation! Library News & Programs!

FROM the BHS Library! Happy Vacation!!

Barrington Public Library

Teen Vacation Programs

Want to have some fun and relaxation over April vacation - check out the programs at the Barrington Public Library!

See the flyer for program details or go to for more information.

Want a great book to read over vacation?

BHS Young Adult Book Club

Ms. Siravo-Bazin and the Library's BHS Young Adult Book Club invite you to read the April selection: Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley and join us during Advisory on Tuesday, April 27th for a Zoom Book Club discussion about the book!

Want a great book to take home over vacation?


Stop by the LIBRARY GIVE-AWAY Carousel in the BHS Library hallway and pick up a book to take home and keep!

There are a lot of great reading selections for every interest!

Happy Vacation and Happy Reading!

Dr. Costa

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Thank you and Best Wishes to URI student-teacher Librarian candidate Ms. Jessica Cabral-Lafreniere to BHS Library

URI student-teacher Librarian candidate Ms. Jessica Cabral-Lafreniere participated in her teaching practicum in the BHS Library! Together Dr. Costa and Ms. Cabral-Lafreniere helped our students with information literacy, and reading selections, research help and new technology!

We will miss you Ms. Cabral-Lafreniere! Best wishes for success in your new Library!

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BHS Library Attends Zoom interview with Reading Across RI book Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

Don't miss the 2021 Reading Across RI book Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Ibram X Kendi and Jason Reynolds

A fantastic read to learn more about Black History from BHS Library and the RI Center for the Book

The Library attended Jason Reynold's Zoom webinar on Thursday, April 8th! Email Dr. Costa to receive the link to this amazing interview! Learn how Jason Reynold's was inspired to write Stamped and how he challenges himself and all his readers to work against racism! An amazing interview you wont want to miss!!

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Celebrating Poetry of the Month - Amazing Amanda Gorman Inauguration Poet

Our favorite poet we are celebrating at the BHS Library is Amanda Gorman Captures the Moment, in VerseThe youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history read “The Hill We Climb,”

Listen to Ms. Gorman read "The Hill We Climb"

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Thanks SO MUCH to BHS Parents' Association!! Check Out New BHS Books! Reading for the FUN OF IT!!

Reading is a way to relax and alleviate stress! Thanks so much to the Barrington High School Parents' Association for the Library Line-Item that supports our fiction collection at BHS Library!

BHS Library New Books!

Book recommendations are welcome! Please email Dr. Costa or stop by the Library with your suggestions!

Please remember during hybrid learning, email Dr. Costa to request a book and it will be delivered to you!

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Don't Miss! BHS Library Book Give Away!

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BHS Library is making space for new books on our shelves and is giving away free books for you to keep, read, and enjoy!

Stop by the BHS Library and choose a selection from the FREE BOOK CAROUSAL !!

For more information, email Librarian Dr. Costa

Happy Reading!

Dr. Costa

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News You Can Use...From Previous Issues of BHS Library Newsletter!

Technology Resource of the Month @ BHS Library!

For all BHS online subscription databases - click here BHS on the Web!

For all RI Public Library subscription databases - click here for

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SORA! New online platform on fiction and narrative non-fiction eBooks!

Learn how to access SORA here!

New BHS Library Website - Check It Out!

BHS Library offers a variety of resources to meet the reading and learning academic needs and personal interests of all of our students! To access these resources, stop by the new BHS Library website! New eBooks, online instructional video, and resources for student research and MLA lessons!

Click here to access the new Library website! and Happy Reading!

Dr. Costa Selected 2020-2021 Common Sense Media Ambassador!

The Ambassador Program is for innovative education leaders who are motivated to spread the word about the use of Common Sense Education resources in their classrooms, schools, and communities. Dr. Costa is the Barrington Public School Common Sense Media District Project Lead and teaches online safety, digital footprint, and digital citizenship at BHS!
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BHS Library Teams Up with Senior Project! Don't miss Dr. Costa's 6 Episode Video Series on Senior Project Research Process!

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BHS Library - Senior Project Research Templates, Resources, & Videos!

Episode 1: The Preliminary Research Process

Episode 2: Conducting Deep Research

Episode 3: Developing MLA Citation Format

Episode 4: Creating and Using In-Text & Parenthetical Citations

Episode 5: Formatting a Works Cited Page

Episode 6: Resource Validation Criteria & Defense

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