Skip to main content

Middle School Library: Home

Library Information

Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

How many library books may I check out at any one time?

Students may borrow up to five books at one time. If you have overdue books, please renew them or return them to the library.

How long can I borrow a book for?

Library books may be borrowed for three weeks. You may renew books you are reading, as long as there is no one waiting for it.

If I bring a book back late, is there a fine?

No, we don't charge fines for late books.

What do I do if I can't find a library book I checked out?

Let Ms. Hartley-Maneri or Ms. Thomas know as soon as possible.

I need help with research. What do I do?

Ask your librarians for help!

Circulation Desk

Phone  I  718-534-6537


Kris Hartley-Maneri
Middle School Librarian
Find me at the Knowledge Bar
(718) 534-6537


Megan Westman
Library Assistant
Find me at the Knowledge Bar

BC Databases

Go to the A-Z Database List

to find the complete list of BC's database subscriptions, including trial access.

See the Database Password Page for access outside of school. 

Search the Library Catalog for Books, eBooks & more

Search Titles Search Authors Search Subjects Search Keywords Search Series
Advanced Search

Flipster - Digital Magazines

To read a magazine on your iPad:

  1. Tap on a magazine cover & then tap 'Read This Issue' to open it in your browser.
  2. Tap the menu    and select 'Open in App' for offline reading.




Ask en Español  ~ The Atlantic ~  Cicada  ~  Dig  ~  Discover  ~  Ebony  ~  Essence  ~  Kids, Code &  Computer Science  ~  Faces  ~  Iguana en Español  ~  MIT Technology Review ~ Muse ~  National Wildlife  ~ New Moon Girls  ~ New Yorker ~  Newsweek en Español ​ ~ Science News  ~  Scientific American  ~  Scientific American Mind  ~  Sports Illustrated  ~  Sports Illustrated Kids  ~ Teen Vogue ~ Time ~  Wacky But True

New Books


Browse our Follett eBook Fiction collection. Find a book & read it anytime, anyplace - just enter your Destiny Library username and password to get started. 

(**For password help, see a librarian or visit the passwords page!**)


Currently on Display in the MS Library

Indigenous Peoples' Day Book Display

In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day on October 9th, we're featuring books written by indigenous authors from North and South America. These books can give middle school readers a window into the lives of indigenous individuals at different historical moments and today!

Fractured Fairytales Book Display

This display highlights fractured fairytales- stories that are based on fairytales you may already know but feature changes to the characters, setting, plot, or point of view. Several BC 6th graders helped Ms. Westman design and and create the chalk board for this display! 

Happenings In & Around the MS Library

October Bulletin Board

This October, we're encouraging middle schoolers to CARVE OUT time to visit the library and READ!

Spooky Reads Bulletin Board

This October Bulletin Board asks you to match spooky books in the MS collection to lines from their first chapters! Think you can guess them all? Check in with Ms. Westman or Ms. Hartley-Maneri to earn a prize!

Banned Books Exploration

Middle schoolers explore our Banned Books Week Bulletin Board, finding out why books in the BC collection have been challenged in different public and school libraries throughout the United States.

Caught reading THE GIVER!

Celebrating our freedom to read by taking pictures with favorite challenged books.

Caught reading HARRY POTTER!

Celebrating our freedom to read by taking pictures with favorite challenged books.

Caught reading A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC!

Celebrating our freedom to read by taking pictures with favorite challenged books.

Welcome back to Berkeley Carroll!

Our first bulletin board of the school year invites students to check out all that the middle school library has to offer!