@ the IMC ~ Fall 2012

Deerfield Middle & High School

Meet Mrs. Garvey, Our New IMC Director

This fall we welcome Mrs. Samantha Garvey to the Deerfield Community Schools. Mrs. Garvey comes to us with experience as a school librarian and also a middle school language arts teacher. She has a love for reading and technology, and she is looking forward to assisting students and teachers in their quest for knowledge.

In her free time, Mrs. Garvey enjoys attending her children's extra-curricular events, flying kites, scrapbooking, and going to Badger football and Packer games.

New!! DHS Book Club

Interested in joining the high school book club? Meet Mrs. Garvey in the IMC on ??? at ??? to brainstorm ideas. There will be food!

My favorite book is...

Banned Book Week

Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held September 30-October 6, 2012, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted bannings of books across the United States.

Intellectual freedom—the freedom to access information and express ideas, even if the information and ideas might be considered unorthodox or unpopular—provides the foundation for Banned Books Week. BBW stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints for all who wish to read and access them.

The books featured during Banned Books Week have been targets of attempted bannings. Fortunately, while some books were banned or restricted, in a majority of cases the books were not banned, all thanks to the efforts of librarians, teachers, booksellers, and members of the community to retain the books in the library collections. Imagine how many more books might be challenged—and possibly banned or restricted—if librarians, teachers, and booksellers across the country did not use Banned Books Week each year to teach the importance of our First Amendment rights and the power of literature, and to draw attention to the danger that exists when restraints are imposed on the availability of information in a free society.

For more information go to http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek/

Our IMC By the Numbers

Statistic are a great way to see how the IMC is growing and changing.

Compare Check Outs!

September 2012 =

September 2011 =

Number of items in the IMC (books, cameras, etc) =

Contact Info

Mrs. Krebs

608-764-5431 ext 1119


Mrs. Garvey

608-764-5442 ext 5208


Working Together As A Community To Prepare All Students For Success