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Harry V. Keefe Library, Boston Latin School: Keefe Home

Welcome to the Keefe Library at Boston Latin School!

Welcome to the Keefe Library! Come down and find something great to read.

EBSCO Discovery Search

Tips for EBSCO Searching

To search everything (databases, print, and ebook collections)

  • Click on the "Search" tab and enter keywords.
  • Filter results by type of source, date, database, or publication title.

Books and eBooks - We have 17,000 print books and 35,000 eBooks. To search the collections click on the "Books" tab and enter title, author, or keywords. Tip: Broader terms are better (ex. Greek mythology or history of China).

To find your specific topic in an book or ebook:

  • Look for a table of contents or index.
  • Use the "Search within" feature.
  • Most ebooks have hyperlinks that will take you directly to the relevant content. 

Visiting the Keefe Library

  • For teachers Click here for the Keefe Library fall circular, with information about library services, reserving space, student library use and other library services.
  • For students Click here Keefe Library Expectations for Students, with information about study hall sign-up/check-in, the 5 minute library pass, leaving the library, after school sign-up/check-in, and our behavior expectations.

Game Day

Games Day is back! Join the Card and Board Game Club and Keefe Library praefects for an afternoon of play every Friday after school in the library's Electronic Classroom. Starts on Friday, 9/15/23!

  • Bring your own or play some of ours.
  • Come with a friend or come on your own and make new ones.
  • You don't need to sign up -- just come.

Coming to the Keefe Library

 

Study Hall in the library: 

  • create your account in Oculus
  • Sign up opens 24 hours in advance for the next day.

  • Come straight to the library, do not go to study hall first.

  • Check in with your student ID at the desk.

After school in the library:

  • Sign up from SIS "After school in the Library" or scan the QR code posted in the library.
  • You can sign up in advance or upon arrival.
  • Check in at the big purple desk.
  • The library has 100 spots each day.

Your Librarians

Contact your librarians for help with resources, library cards, questions!

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Deeth Ellis 

  

Susan Harari   

Ms. Ellis at dellis@bostonpublicschools.org      

Ms. Harari at sharari@bostonpublicschools.org 

Looking for what to read next?

 

Wolfpack Reads! 

Our mission:  Wolfpack Reads: by Keefe Library praefects, for all. We hope to foster the love of reading and promote the Keefe Library's hidden secrets by creating a portfolio of student-curated book reviews. From cookbooks to emotional thrillers, all types of books can be found here!