Andrea Lairson Library

Serving Upper School Students

The mission of The Bear Creek School Libraries is to ensure that students are ethical and effective users and producers of ideas and information.

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Summer Assignments

All English and math classes have summer assignments, as do some AP history, science, and language classes. Check out what's required for the classes you are taking in the fall at:

New! GALE World History in Context Database

  • GALE World History in Context: "Understand 5,000 years of civilization from a 21st-century framework. World History In Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people."

New! EBSCO Databases

Start at the Upper School Ebsco Portal or access each database directly:

Classroom Video on Demand

Classroom Video On-Demand: Streaming video database with unlimited access to thousands of educational programs. Producers include: BBC, History Education, Modern Marvels, and National Geographic. No login required on campus.


Create an EasyBib account while on campus, then use it anywhere to take notes and generate citations. Easy!

Office 365

Middle School and Upper School students have a school-assigned Office 365 account. If you need help accessing your account, ask for help in the Andrea Lairson Library or email


The CARP Test is a way to evaluate information sources based on the following criteria: Currency, Authority, Relevance & Reliability, and Purpose/Point of View (print CARP Test).

Regular Library Hours

Monday - Friday
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

The Andrea Lairson Library is closed all summer.

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