WTMS Library News

February 2022

Free Books!

Students can stop by the library to pick up a free copy of this year's Read Brave selection, The Magic Fish by Trunk Le Nguyen. It is also available online. Click here to read using Libby.

News Literacy is a Life Skill

Now more than ever, our students need to to be able to be able to sort through the information they encounter to fin credible, reliable sources.

This week, The Sift shared research about people's concerns about fake news.

"Global concerns about “fake news” are at an all-time high, according to an annual survey that has studied trust in major societal institutions for more than two decades. The 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer found that 76% of respondents worried about so-called fake news or false information 'being used as a weapon'.”

Take the News Literacy Quiz with your student and have a conversation your scores.

National News Literacy Week PSA: Stop the Flood
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TPT: Celebrate Black History

In celebration of Black History Month, TPT will air a variety of shows that honor the rich history and culture of African Americans... (More)

New Books @ Wash Tech

Books & Movies