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Quick library stats...

Here are some quick stats about what we had going on in the library during the 2nd nine weeks:
  • 3,293 library items checked out
  • 861 individual student visits
  • 38 class visits to the library

Collaboration is what it's all about!

Projects we helped students work on in the library & classroom

  • Mr. Gunter's guitar classes worked on research & videos about blues artists.
  • 6th, 7th & 8th grade Language Arts classes learned about Destiny & Overdrive.
  • Mr. Abernathy & Mr. Smith's students used resource lists in Destiny to check out titles related to their Social Studies curriculum.
  • Mrs. Pace & Mrs. Brown's Language Arts classes participated in a literary cafe about "The Outsiders."
  • Mrs. Reeves' Language Arts classes explored different media for research & background information about "When Zachary Beaver Came to Town."
  • 6th & 7th grade Language Arts classes learned more about checking out e-books & digital audiobooks through Destiny, Overdrive & Catalist.

Reading Challenges!

Students are challenged & rewarded to read. Let me list the ways:

  • Vote for your favorite SC Junior Book Award nominee title. Tell us which three books you read off the list and we'll send you an invite to vote on Feb. 14th.
  • Read all twenty 2012-2013 SC Junior Book Award nominee titles by late April and we will buy you lunch.
  • Form a team to compete in our district reading challenge where teams face off answering questions about each of the 2012-2013 SC Junior Book Award nominee titles.
  • Earn tickets to the June 6th Blowfish game by participating in the Blowfish Reading Program.
  • Sixth grade students can earn 1 free ticket to Six Flags by logging in 6 hours or 360 minutes of reading by Feb. 22.
  • And we even have something for the whole family. Read "The Strange Case of Origami Yoda" and come to our Family Book Club night on Monday, Feb. 8 at 7pm for free food, fun origami and good times with your middle schooler. Sign up to attend here.

Watch, Checkout and Read!

Skeleton Creek book trailer
Beautiful Creatures trailer
I Funny: A Middle School Story
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

Upcoming library events

  • BMS Family Book Club night on Monday, Feb. 11th.
  • Vote for your favorite book on Feb. 14.
  • Sixth grade reading logs for Six Flag ticket due on Feb. 22
  • We will read "Out of My Mind" on March 8th.
  • Scholastic Book Fair will be here on March 11-15.