Free books for summer

This year’s Beach Book Giveaway was a great success! Thanks so much to our sponsors, Walton Band and Half Price Books, and to individuals whose donations helped make the event possible. With your help, we gifted over 1,400 books. We hope you have a spectacular, adventure-filled summer.

Mid-testing madness

The Info Center staff hosted our first-ever Mid-testing Madness party and enjoyed stress-relief and snacks with teachers and staff. Thank you Walton parents for donating food items for our event!

2017-18 Info Center Year in Review

Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl success, Poetry Out Loud results, professional learning experiences, our new Info Center Ambassadors Club, Book Club, program highlights, and numbers to know: It’s all here in our 2017-18 Annual Report. Thanks, teachers and students, for another great year. We <3 serving you!

Library Link Issue 11

Is guilt the new empathy? Free YA audiobooks for some summer listening fun. New titles to add a little spring to your step. It’s all here (click for functional hyperlinks) in issue 11 of your Walton Library Link. Don’t forget to check out previously published issues under the For Teachers tab above.

SYNC your summer fun

Get geared up for some listening fun! SYNC, AudioFile Magazine’s free audiobook program, is back again with some awesome YA titles for your summer enjoyment. This year’s program offers two complete audiobook downloads a week for 16 weeks–and the fun has already begun. Click here to view a full list of titles and download dates. […]

May 2nd Book Club

The Book Club will meet for our year-end celebration on Wednesday, May 2nd after school in the info center. This month’s selection is Cath Crowley’s Words in Deep Blue. Books are now available for checkout–we hope you’ll plan to join us for fun, food, and conversation.

It’s National Poetry Month!

“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” ~Robert Frost April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by re-reading your favorites, checking out the Poem-a-Day page at poets.org, or by posting your own #poeticmoment.    

Library Link: Issue 10

Hot off the press: Library Link  Issue 10. Read on to discover how Pavlov’s century-old study of slobbering dogs can help us better understand our relationships with smartphones, an app for free access to best-selling ebooks and audiobooks, and tech tips to ease your workflow. Click here to enjoy the full newsletter with functional hyperlinks. And […]

And the winner is…

The votes are in, and the winner for the 2017-2018 Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers is… Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.  All American Boys by Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds won first place honors, and When We Collided  by Emery Lord won second place honors. You can participate in the Peach Book Program for Teen […]