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, 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 […]

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

March is Read Across America month. Celebrate by remembering everything you love about reading. Here’s a list of our top 10: Reading takes you to other worlds. Reading lends new perspectives. Reading helps you remember. Reading allows you to forget. Reading makes you smarter. Reading sparks the imagination. Reading reduces stress. Reading connects us to […]

Chill out and read

We hope you’ll have time this winter break to kick back with a good book (or two). Before you head off for the holiday, be sure to drop by your Walton info center to see what’s new. Here’s a list of our most recent arrivals: Fiction Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate The Golden […]

Region Champs!

Congratulations to Walton’s Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team for their outstanding performance at Saturday’s region competition. The reading Raiders won first place and will advance to the division competition on March 3rd at Southwest Dekalb High School. Good luck!

Book club vote

Attention Raider readers: For our last two book club meetings of the year, you pick the titles! Be sure to cast your vote by completing the form below. All votes are due by Thursday, February 15th.   Loading…

Library Link: Issue 9

Our ninth issue of the Library Link newsletter is now available. Features include an intriguing glimpse into Google’s hiring algorithms, the new Cobb Library PASS initiative, The Thing in the Woods by Walton grad Matthew W. Quinn (’03), a pass policy reboot, and an Outlook refresher. Click here to enjoy the full newsletter with functional hyperlinks. And don’t […]