The first day of school is quickly approaching!
Mrs. Edwards and I have started preparing for the new school year this week. We've been getting new books ready and making changes to make this year in the library, the best one yet!
We are looking forward to seeing all of you soon!
Do you have books just sitting around at home that you’ve already read? Would you like to trade those books so you can have something new and exciting to read over the summer?
Participate in the End of the Year Book Swap!
Bring in your gently used books to the library on May 18-20. Both paperback and hardback novels will be accepted for trade. Your LA teacher will receive a receipt noting the number of paperback and hardback books turned in, along with the date when you will be able to visit the library to select your new-to-you books. You may trade a maximum of 15 books.
Book selection will take place on May 23-24. You will be able to select your new-to-you books based on the number of books you turned in for trade. You will be able to select the same number and type of books you donated. For example, if a student turns in 5 paperback books, they will be able to select 5 paperback books.
Please follow these guidelines when selecting books for trade. Books that do not meet the following criteria will not be accepted.
The selection of books available will be dependent on the books that are turned in for trade. No titles can be guaranteed.
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Hertzberg at firstname.lastname@example.org
I am so excited about this program, I just have to share it with everyone!
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens that runs all summer long. Each week 2 different audio books are available for download and once you download them, they are yours to keep! That's a total of 30 audiobooks you can get for free!
There is no catch. And you don't have to be a "teen" to get the books! I love YA books and I'm definitely not anywhere close to being a teen.
Once you sign up, you receive an email when the audiobooks are available. I got my first email today! Make sure you have downloaded the Overdrive app before you download the audiobooks. It just helps the audiobooks get where they need to go to make it easier to listen to them.
If you've never used Overdrive before, it is the app many libraries (like Nevada Public Library) use for their ebook and audiobook collections.
With a quick download, you will have each week's audiobooks downloaded and ready for you to listen to whenever you need them.
I'm excited for it to expose new authors and genres to me. It's always fun to broaden your horizons. If you have questions, I would be happy to help you get started!
Congratulations to Prisoner B-3087 and author Alan Gratz for winning the 2016 Truman Readers Award! I know this book has been very popular around NMS. I can't remember any students bringing it back and not absolutely loving it. I'm super excited that a historical fiction novel won! If you haven't read Prisoner B-3087, be sure and put it on your summer reading list. It's a good one!
Did you notice the NMS Library website has a whole new look? We hope you like it. If there is something that would be helpful for us to add to the site to make your life easier, please let us know.
This section will contain news about the library and guest book review posts from some of my favorite people.
If you are looking for a good book, this is the place to check!
The school year has been off to a great start.
This year the biggest change in the library is the big fiction wall. The entire fiction wall has been organized by genre (type of book). Now if you are looking for a ghost book, you can go directly to the red section (mystery & suspense) and know that you will find a great book to read.
Stop by and let us know what you think of the new setup.
Many classes have stopped met in the library this year. This blog will focus on what's happening in the library.
Mrs. Hertzberg has been the librarian at Nevada Middle School since 2001. She loves to read and suggest great books to students and adults. If you tell her that you don't like to read, she will tell you that you just haven't found the right book yet. Stop by and let her suggest a book that might just change your life.