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BMHS Library's Hours of Operation:  8:30 - 2:30 M-F September 16, 2019 - June 12, 2020


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This Month's Featured Sites

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Weather Links


Barrington Municipal High School

Contact the library:  902 - 637 - 4318  

Barrington, Nova Scotia, Canada

Shelburne County, N.S.

Tri-County Regional Centre for Education




  Special Days - March 2020

World Wildlife Day - March 3

International Women's Day - March 8

Pi Day - March 14

St. Patrick's Day - March 17

International Day of Forests - March 21

World Water Day - March 22


March is National Tick Awareness Month

"Ticks Are Starting to Get Active" - Chronicle Herald March 10, 2020




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Featured Sites


Carved Emu Eggs

Century Eggs

The Donner Family - Cannibalism in the U.S. in the 1800s

Famous Faberge Eggs

History of Faberge Eggs:  Website 1 and Website 2

Hubble's Messier Catalog from NASA

Inuit Prints of Cape Dorset

The Klein Bottle

Mobius Strip (this has only one side)




Toxic Greenland Shark Meat and Hakarl

Tree-Climbing Goats

Yuncheng Salt Lake And Its Breathtaking Rainbow Of Colored Algae



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Today's Weather (Baccaro, NS)

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Weather Links


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The Rules

No food in the Library.  No gum in the library.

Water in a plastic bottle or reusable beverage container is permitted at the tables. 
Do NOT take water bottles to the computers.

No muddy feet.  If YOU track mud into the Library, YOU clean it up.

Remove your shoes if you want to put your feet up on a chair.

If YOU make a mess, YOU clean it up.  Brooms, dustpans, and mops are available from Mrs. Foster. 

Anyone caught engaging in ANY type of bullying activity will be removed from the Library and reported. 

You may borrow Library materials for two weeks. 

If you are not browsing the shelves, you must be seated.  You may NOT wander around chatting to your friends. 
You MAY chat quietly while seated at the tables.

You may text, but you may not have a conversation on your cell phone.

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DuckDuckGo Search Engine

Google Search Engine


Apply online for a WCRL library card (Barrington Passage, Clarks Harbour, Shelburne, Yarmouth, and other branches in the Tri-County area)

Apply online for a Halifax Public Libraries  card.  Free access to the Proquest database comes with membership.


Links to Online Resources

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   AED - Map of locations in Nova Scotia (Automatic External Defibrillators)

   African Canadian Heritage Studies

   Animal Welfare

   AppInventor - Learn to Build Android Apps

   Arts Resources

   Atlantic Books Today

   Atlases and Maps

   Aurora - Search Library and Archives Canada

Be in the know about legal cannabis in Nova Scotia

   Bestsellers and Teen Picks  

   Bibliotheca Alexandrina's  Wayback (aka Internet Archive)


   Books Online


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   Canada's Digital Collections - Archived

   Canadian Business Network

   Canadian Disaster Database

   Canadian Universities Net


   Career Cruising

   Careers Nova Scotia


   Computers and the Internet - Help, Literacy, and News   


   Copyright & Citation

   Copyright Matters - Some Key Questions & Answers for Teachers

Countries of the World, Including Canada (includes currency converter and flags) 


   CyberScan - Intimate Images and Cyber-Protection Act (Nova Scotia)


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   Dictionaries and Thesauri 

Digital Rights Management - Canada

 Directory of Open Access Journals and FAQ

   Discovery Centre



Ebsco Research Databases    Use the big B word over the gym door as your login and password.

   Educational Services from Western Counties Regional LIbrary 

   EHS AED Registry Program (Location of defibrillators in Nova Scotia) 

   Elections Canada

   Elections Nova Scotia


   Explore -  French Language Immersion Program


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   Financial and Consumer Services Commission

   First Nations


   FlightRadar24 - Global Flight Tracking Service

French-Language Resources


   Genealogy (Find your roots.)  

   Gender and LGBTQ+


   Global Goals

   Global Resources

   Government of Canada - Open Government Portal

   Government of Canada Publications

   Green Cross International

   Green Schools NS


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   Halifax Public Libraries

   Health and Medicine

   Help! - Hotlines and Other Resources

   History Resources


   Holocaust Studies

   Homework, Studying, and Writing Essays

   How Stuff Works

   How to Fix Your Stuff


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   The International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online

   International Society for Technology in Education

   Internet Archive (aka Wayback)

   Internet Picture Dictionary

   Internet Safety Resources from the RCMP


   Job Bank

  Kids Help Phone   1-800-668-6868 - Confidential, Free Call

   Khan Academy


   Language Portal of Canada

Law Resources  
Language Club - Learn the English Language - For ESL Students

Language Navigator - Government of Canada

   Languages of Canada

   Leadership Development Opportunities

   Library and Archives Canada

   Library of Congress

   Live Science

   Lyme Disease


   Math Resources   

   Miscellaneous Sites



   MyNSFuture - Options for higher education in Nova Scotia

Mythology and Folklore


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   National Geographic - Latest stories

   Navigator Periodical

   Newspapers and Periodicals     (online)

   Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency and HERE

   Nova Scotia Burning Restrictions

   Nova Scotia Drivers's Handbook

   Nova Scotia International Student Program

   Nova Scotia Student Assistance

   Nova Scotia Virtual School Login Link

   Nova Scotia Virtual Schools

   Nova Scotia's South Shore Lobster Crawl

   NSCC's Career in Gear


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   Online Conversion "Convert just about anything to anything else."

   Open Directory Project - Web Directory of High-Quality Resources

Opioids- Information on Misuse & Overdose

  Overdrive App (free) to use with ebooks and audiobooks.  Get it here.

   Passport Index - Explore the World of Passports by Country

Peter & Joan Oliver Scholarship - For Shelburne County students pursing a career in the arts or literature

   The Phrase Finder  "The meanings and origins of thousands of English sayings, phrases, idioms
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   Project Gutenberg (free ebooks)

   Pros and Cons of Current Issues

   Public Library Website:  Western Counties Regional Library      
  -BARA Service                          


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   Remembrance Day

   Resources for Writers

   Science Resources

   Scout Report

   SHAD Valley Program


   Skills Development Nova Scotia

Skills Canada - Nova Scotia - Trades and Technology Information


   Social Studies


   Specialty Websites (HVAC, Medicine, and more)

   Statistics Canada - Get a Halifax Public Libraries card, and you will have access to the Stats Can database

   Storyline - Stories read to you on Vimeo or Youtube




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   Teachers' Resources

   TED:  Ideas Worth Spreading

   Termium Plus - Government of Canada - Terminology and linguistic data bank.

   Think, Check, Submit - Choose the right journal for your research


   Tick Talk

   Turning the Pages - Online Gallery of the British Library

   Tutorials About Using Computer Resources - MS Office, Google Suite, Web Skills and more (in pictures)


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   United Nations

   University of Toronto Youth Summer Program - Law and Medicine

   University Prep - Dal

   University Prep - SMU

   Vessel Trackers

  Voila - Library and Archives Canada - National Union Catalogue



   Western Counties Regional Library   (your local public library system)      




  YALSA's Teen Book Finder App & Database


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Today's Date and Time in Nova Scotia, Canada
BMHS Events Calendar
Canadian Library Association - Statement on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries

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