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make a difference at the library!

Ms. Hinman is creating a Student Library Advisory Board to solicit student input and opinions. If you have ideas for changes you'd like to see in the library, if you think you have information or insight to contribute, or if you'd just like to hear about library changes before anyone else, please consider volunteering. You can email Ms. Hinman at hinmanj@wl.k12.in.us or just stop by and see her in the library.

Check these out!

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We've added a great selection of brain games in the library for student use. These games are available for overnight checkout or in library use. Check one out for Game Club or to take home for family game night. Come up with a fun Makey Makey project and share it online or use it for a unique class presentation. Ms. Hinman can teach you how to play these fun games, or take a look at the videos below.

MaKey MaKey - An Invention Kit for Everyone
Rush Hour Collector's Edition
Katamino Deluxe

Tell us what you want

We're always looking for new books to purchase. If you have a suggestion, be sure to write down the title and add it to the student request board located by the library entrance. We try to add every suggestion that's a good fit for this library.

New books available now

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It was a bitterly cold day when Arthur T. Owens grabbed a brick and hurled it at the trash picker. Arthur had his reasons, and the brick hit the Junk Man in the arm, not the head. But none of that matters to the judge-he is ready to send Arthur to juvie for the foreseeable future. Amazingly, it's the Junk Man himself who offers an alternative: 120 hours of community service . . . working for him. Arthur is given a rickety shopping cart and a list of the Seven Most Important Things: glass bottles, foil, cardboard, pieces of wood, lightbulbs, coffee cans, and mirrors. He can't believe it-is he really supposed to rummage through people's trash? But it isn't long before Arthur realizes there's more to the Junk Man than meets the eye, and the "trash" he's collecting is being transformed into something more precious than anyone could imagine.
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I have a curse. I have a gift. I'm a monster. I'm more than human. My touch is lethal. My touch is power. I am their weapon. I will fight back.

No one knows why Juliette's touch is fatal, but The Reestablishment has plans for her. Plans to use her as a weapon. But Juliette has plans of her own. After a lifetime without freedom, she's finally discovering a strength to fight back for the very first time--and to find a future with the one boy she thought she'd lost forever. In this electrifying debut, Tahereh Mafi presents a riveting dystopian world, a thrilling superhero story, and an unforgettable heroine.

Brain Teaser

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Find the answer here, or just ask Ms. Hinman!

Thanks for Reading! - Ms. Hinman