Our student book club has had SO MUCH FUN this semester reading and discussing everything from John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down to our most recent selection, Radio Silence by Alice Oseman. Be sure to mark your calendars for our year-end pizza party. We will de-stress over board games and conversation. Join us!
Our first faculty and staff book club meeting was a great success! Many thanks to Liz Manguno for coordinating snacks. Attendees enjoyed delicious orange sherbet floats to honor Roy’s childhood memory of the ones his mother made him. It was nice to see everyone and to share perspectives on Tayari Jones’s thought-provoking novel, An American […]
Our info center overflowed last week with giant pens, Harry Potter journals, children’s books, and YA fiction–thanks to this year’s Scholastic Book Fair. And we loved seeing the smiles the fair sparked in our students and teachers. Thanks so much to everyone who supported this year’s event–from our library ambassadors who assisted in setting up, […]
Your info center team got in on the Halloween mischief this year with a library murder mystery! A special shout-out to our library ambassadors and student aides for helping us stage the event–students had so much fun. Participants pieced together confidential file clues to determine who killed Mr. Kelley and why. Congrats to those who […]
Calling all reader readers: Please take 5 minutes to cast your vote for our 2018-2019 book club titles. Each month we will focus on a different genre, and we need your input to determine what those titles will be! Simply complete the Google form here. We’ve included links to summaries for each book—you determine what sounds […]
Congratulations to Mossaddek Hossain (9th), Rebecca Pollock (10th), Nikita Fernandez (11th), and Samuel Pocino (11th) for winning our Banned Books Week shredded book contest. For correctly identifying the shredded banned books—To Kill a Mockingbird and The Catcher in the Rye—these students won a bag of goodies, including Raider Joe’s gift cards! Thanks to everyone who […]
JSTOR Daily: Where news meets its scholarly match. Info center essentials: Everything you need to know. #HOLIDAYREADS: Grab a book before the break. Be sure to check out issue 12 of your Walton Library Link (click for functional hyperlinks). For previously published issues, go to the For Teachers tab above.
Back by popular demand, it’s our peace, love, books t-shirt. And now you can order a matching tote, too! All orders are due by Friday, 9/21. Click here to download the order form, or pick one up at your Walton library info center.
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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.