HF-L High School Library Newsletter

End of Quarter 1

In this edition:

  • Library Stats
  • New Books/eBooks
  • The Zen Den
  • Collaboratorium
  • Community Activities
  • Ex Libris
  • Teacher Favorites
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Check out our library statistics from Quarter 1!

Book Checkouts: 671

eBook Checkouts: 98

Students in the Library from Study Halls: 3,523

Most Popular Print Book: The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

Most Popular eBook: The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Top Grade Level # of Checkouts: 9th Grade!

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New Books

New eBooks

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The Zen Den

What is it?

The Zen Den is a place for any student or staff member to practice mindfulness. This is a designated area within the library that provides activities and tools, in addition to a safe and quiet space for mindfulness.

What mindfulness activities does the Zen Den include?

  • Meditation, Grounding and Breathing Techniques
  • Fidget Tools
  • Mindfulness Cards and Prompts
  • Books and Journals that Discuss Mindfulness Practices
  • Buddha Board - Artistic Expression
  • Coloring
  • Emotion Wheel


Working on a group activity or project?

Use the Collaboratorium work space in the library! We can arrange seating to suit your groups needs. Collaboration Kits are also available for use in this space as a tools to get inspired and creative!

Community Activities

Students have been enjoying the community puzzles, coloring and Stick Together posters in the library! Team work can go a long way!

*Thank you to all HFL staff who have donated puzzles to the library! We all appreciate your kindness!*

Library Contest

Unlimited submissions now through 12/31/21!
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Ex Libris

Ex Libris Book Club is Back!

Do you love to read? Join Ex Libris! We are a book club that reads and discusses books and participate in book-related activities! See Mrs. Mangefrida for more information!

Teacher Favorites

English Department

Each month we will be featuring teacher favorites from some of the departments at the High School. Explore these titles and more! October featured the English Department.

Science Department

November features our Science Department!

Author Spotlight

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Did you know?

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Social Media

Follow the Library!

Instagram: @HFLHSLibrary

Twitter: @LibraryHFLHS