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HOURS: MONDAY – THURSDAY 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. AND FRIDAY 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The East Campus Library is a vibrant academic center where students and faculty can study, collaborate, and learn together. The Librarians, Elisabeth Abarbanel and Jessica James, are available to help the Brentwood School community with research needs and to recommend good books to read.

The Library houses over 17,000 print books and DVDs, has growing collections of ebooks and audio books, and subscribes to numerous databases. The librarians believe that students should be exposed quality information in any format that works best for their information need. They teach information literacy integrated into the school’s curriculum, and they regularly evaluate and update lessons as new ways of accessing, organizing, and using information become available.

Meet Our Librarians

Elisabeth Abarbanel

Head Librarian, East Campus

Jessica James

Librarian, East Campus

Margarita Lara

Library Assistant, East Campus

Library News

Brentwood School was pleased to join Penguin Random House, the American Library Association, and fellow readers across the country for the second annual National Readathon Day on Saturday, May 21...

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This year, the organizers of the annual Library/amaranth Short Story Contest decided to use the winning stories from the popular "Six Word Story" contest to inspire our authors. Applicants were given the list of winners, and instructed to use one of the six word stories to inform their work. Many were inspired by the prolific Gaby S. '18 (pictured on the left) who submitted over 100 six word stories...

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I still get The New York Times in print on Sundays at my home. I confess, I don't read it every week. In fact, many of the articles I even read via Facebook before the paper appears at my doorstep. This Sunday I was eager to get a treat with my New York Times. The paper came with a Google Cardboard headset, easy-to-assemble goggles that allow you to experience virtual reality (VR) using a smartphone and an app.

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