#READERFORLIFE

Congratulations to senior Ralph Liu, our Walton Library Patron of the Year. This year Ralph borrowed a whopping 86 books from our library. Thanks, Ralph, for your continued library love. We will miss you next year!

Free books @ your library

The 2019 Beach Book Giveaway is now underway, and we have over 1,000 free books just waiting to be read! Be sure to drop by your Walton library to check it out. A big THANK YOU to Walton’s band,  Half Price Books, and the many individuals who donated items for this year’s giveaway. #SUMMERREADING #FEEDYOURBRAIN

Community and conversation

Tara Westover’s Educated proved to be a great pick for our spring faculty and staff book club meeting. The thought-provoking memoir gave us so much to talk about–we could have discussed for hours. Of course, the snacks made the get-together even more fun. Thanks to everyone who pitched in! Nominations for our fall title will begin […]

Roman news today

A big shout-out to the Marietta Daily Journal for donating a class set of papers for our sophomore news lesson this week. Students examined the parts of the newspaper and brainstormed ideas for their Roman Times projects.

State champs!

  For the first time ever, Walton won the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl state tournament. The team competed against Loganville High School at the University of Georgia’s Children’s Literature Conference in Athens on Saturday, March 30th. Thought the match was close, the Raiders pulled out a win and were proud to bring home the first […]

Library Link: Issue 14

Food for thought:  “Let Children Get Bored Again” by Pamela Paul. Off the shelf: RB Digital: The world’s largest newsstand, free with your Cobb County library card. #LOVEYOURLIBRARY: Here’s what’s happening in our neck of the woods. It’s all here in issue 14 of your Walton Library Link (click for functional hyperlinks). Check out previously published issues in […]

Discover her story

March is Women’s History Month. Celebrate with these girl power-packed stories from your Walton High School library. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson Becoming by Michelle […]