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Duolingo

Although we think it’s a great idea to learn a language, some online programs can stretch the budget. This is where Duolingo steps in, it’s free forever and doesn’t have any ads. The interface is clean and simple and it’s

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Spanish Spell Check Update

Recently we’ve had a few queries about using a spellchecker in Spanish. It’s possible in MS Word, and here’s what to do: Go to the Review tab Click the right-hand button above Language (it has a globe, the letter A

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Reference Questions: Searching for Database Articles in Spanish.

Q: Can I search for database articles in Spanish? A: It’s possible to search for database articles in Spanish. However, the results are much smaller, and not all databases offer searching in languages other than English. Here’s a list of

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How to Use Spanish on a Mac

Using Spanish or any other language is quite easy on a Mac, this is what you have to do: First go to system preferences Select “international” Then select “input menu” Check the “keyboard viewer” checkbox. Scroll down and check “Spanish”

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Spanish Spell Check

Did you know that computers 1 and 2 in the reference area of the library have been enabled to allow students to write texts in Spanish? There are two options. The first is to enable a Spanish (Dominican) spell checker

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Elementary students begin process of identifying final contenders for the Irma Black Award. Results to be announced last week of February. Sign up your 1st grade classes now to select the Final winner. Go to Center for children’s literature website to register your classes.
Looking forward to our next #BankStreetLibrarySalon about our @bank.street "Treasures from the #archives" on Friday. Meanwhile, here's another 8x10 that we're hoping looks familiar to someone. Who's who? To register for the salon: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/treasures-from-the-archives-tickets-54547313483
Author/illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh will be the key note speaker at Bankstreet March 9 “Diverse Voices in Latinex Children’s Literature” conference. Sign up on Center for Children’s Literature website
Of 13,000 #photos in the @bankstreetlibrary #archives, most are filed by era or event. Many have a photographer’s stamp. A challenge for the #archivist is finding that some don’t have any description of the people photographed! Can the @bankstreetschoolforchildren community help with who’s who in this photo? To see “Treasures from the Archives” and Bank Street #history, be at the 1/25 #BankStreetLibrarySalon
We love this new book by Mac Barnett for obvious reasons!
Congratulations to our 7th grade mock Printz winner!
Join us for Library Salon #19: Treasures from the Archive. @bankstreetlibrary will be showcasing interesting artifacts, letters, and cool trivia about Bank Street history. January 25th from 5:30-7:00 PM. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/treasures-from-the-archives-tickets-54547313483 @bank.street @bankstreetschoolforchildren @bankstreetbooks #historyandarchives
More mock Newbery book trailers!
Enjoying the book trailers put together by students in preparation for mock Newberry voting at Bank Street.

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