The mission of the Ben Franklin High School library is to serve as an agency of both instruction and service to encourage reading for pleasure and information and to support the curricular goals of our school. The BFHS Library has a partnership with the University of New Orleans library. At UNO, Franklin students have access to print materials and a wealth of online databases. Ms. McHugh acts as a liaison between Franklin and the UNO library.
Primary sources are the raw materials of historical research - they are the documents or artifacts closest to the topic of investigation.
Guidelines for Library Use
1. Who can visit the UNO library?
Any Franklin student with a current Franklin ID can use the library, as long as their parent or guardian has completed the eCollect forms in PowerSchool.
2. What are the hours of the library?
The UNO library is open to Franklin students during its normal open hours.
3. Are there late charges for overdue items?
Yes. Please be aware that there is a fee of 20 cents per day per book. You and your family are responsible for any fees and fines incurred. You must pay these fees online at the UNO library website.