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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.

Keefe Library Digital Resources

Tips for EBSCO Searching

NEW! 

To search all digital resources (databases, articles, and ebooks):

  • Type in search term.
  • Filter by:
    • type of source (ebook, academic journal, news, etc.)
    • database ("content provider")
    • time period
  • Advanced Search - Allows you to search on mulitple terms, narrow by date, type of article, or a specfic journal/magazine.

To find books - Click on "Find a Book" to search the Boston Public Library/Boston Public Schools catalog.

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. 

  • 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.

Summer Reading 2024

BLS Summer Reading 2024

Find your required summer reading by grade level. Links to ebooks and instructions for setting up your ebook accounts are included. Note: Hoopla provides unlimited access to ebooks but Sora has a limited number of ebooks. Print copies of the books are available in many Boston Public Libraries. 

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!