Bears and Books

The Graham Library's Monthly Newsletter

Happy NEW Year from the Graham Library

We're starting off 2019 with NEW books!! We added over 50 NEW titles this past month alone! We have NEW books for all reading levels: Merci Suárez Changes Gears, Wings of Fire #12 The Hive Queen, Bridge of Clay, To Kill A Mockingbird, the Graphic Novel, just to name just a few.

In addition to all the new books, we are introducing NEW monthly magazines to the Graham library! Graham Bears can now enjoy reading Sports Illustrated Kids, Cricket, Muse, Dig, Faces, Cobblestone and National Geographic Kids. Thank you to our PTA for providing us the funding for additional media.

This month's January wall display features some inspiring ideas for the NEW Year such as: READ a NEW book, Get Good Grades, READ a Classic, Exercise, READ a non-fiction book, Return books on time and SMILE!

Also on our NEW wall display this month are inspirational books available for check out: Be Unstoppable, the Art of Never Giving Up, by Bethany Hamilton, It's Your World, by Chelsea Clinton, First Generation by 36 trailblazing immigrants and refugees who make America great by Sandra Neil and Rich Wallace and Ignite Your Spark: Discovering who you are from the inside out by Patricia Wooster. Come by the library and check out these life changing books!

Lastly, we have a NEW way of reaching our Graham entire community. The Graham library is on Instagram! Students and families are welcome to follow us at: grahambearslibrary

Thank you for supporting the library!

Thank you to all the families, students and staff that came out to support the library at our Books, Inc. shopping night in December. The evening was a huge success! Thanks to our wonderful community, we earned $1200 for the library to buy new books for our Graham Bears to enjoy. A special shout out to the Performing Arts students and families for the wonderful music and singing and to Leadership for providing festive gift wrapping. Books, Inc. is a strong supporter of our school library, so please consider shopping at Books, Inc. Mountain View when you can.

Search the Graham library catalog!

Students and staff can now search the Graham library catalog using a laptop or mobile device. New books are highlighted for your convenience, and patrons can review their personal library record, write reviews and place holds on unavailable books in just four easy steps!

  1. Go to
  2. Enter school name, Graham Middle School, Mountain View, CA
  3. Click "Go!" button
  4. Log in using your MVWSD google account
  5. Now start searching!

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