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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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Join us at Bank Street on April 11th for The Building Blocks of Play: Art, Books, and Childhood! We are very pleased that keynote speaker Dr. Linda Mayes and authors and artists Nina Crews, Robie Harris, Richard Lewis, @peterhreynolds, Laura Vaccaro Seeger, @paulozelinsky will be joining us. Hope to see you there! Wishing Walrus & Polar Bear would drive Super Truck to us right now! Thanks to the lovely and always dapper Stephen Savage for the new addition to our wall :) #supertruck #stephensavage Love this year's Project Cicero boxes! Donations are being accepted through March 5th #kidsneedbooks Browsing the bookshop at 69 Bank Street, 1960 #bankstreetarchives #tbt @bankstreetbooks Check out that smile :) This SFC student was so happy to meet 2015 Claudia Lewis Award winner and Newbery honoree Jacqueline Woodson while reading Brown Girl Dreaming on the subway! Draw What You See book signing event sponsored by #themichaelrosenfeldgallery and @bankstreetlibrary drew a fabulous crowd! Celebrating Caldecott winner @dsantat! Congrats Dan :) #Beekle #Caldecott Hooray for printed invites! Join author Kathleen Benson on Feb. 7th to celebrate 'Draw What You See: The Life and Art of Benny Andrews' at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery. More info at bankstreet.edu/events/details/405 Snow day tomorrow! Celebrating with this 1929 shot from the #bankstreetarchives. :)
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