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Coffee in the Library!

Survey says… We want coffee in the Library! Coffee and other beverages are now allowed in the Library. Our only request is that the beverage is in a permanent, travel mug type container – one that you would carry home

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Colors: How to Pick Them

Sometimes it’s kind of hard picking or choosing colors for a website, a picture book, a poster, or an assignment that requires a lot of visuals. There are a number of online tools to help you make decisions that lead

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Crayola

This is just for fun. Enjoy!

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Haiku

Have a look at the bulletin board near the reference desk in the library. People all over Bank Street have been writing haiku thanks to a suggestion from Rena Rice. Why not give it a try – pens and cards

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Wordle

Here’s something just for fun. Wordle is  a small application that makes “word clouds” from text you provide, for example from a blog, a wiki, or even an assignment. The cloud gives prominence to words that appear more frequently in

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​@katyehbooks talking to the 11/12s about The Truth About Twinkie Pie last spring​. Can't wait to welcome Kat back to Bank Street as our Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence this spring! Yay! #tbt Love this shot of Pres. John Niemeyer and his wife reading The Runaway Bunny, taken for Australian Women's Weekly in 1961 #tbt #bankstreetarchives Organizing Irma Black Award submissions! Wall tattoo. What a pleasure to listen to these two amazing women last night!! Childhood friends Meg Medina & RJ Palacio discussed their lives, families, work, and inspiration and how to offer hope and support to all right now. Just came across this quote from Lucy Sprague Mitchell in an old newsletter. "...I should wish to work along many lines to develop people who both understand and care about what happens to human beings everywhere." #tbt Happy Election Day! @hervetullet signing while @sussingoutbooks & Brian Pinkney chat #bookfest16