Welcome

Welcome to the

Alden Middle School Library!

January Library Announcements:

Are you looking for a book to read? Visit the website What Should I Read Next for suggestions.

Browse the displays and shelves in our library to find a book to read!

Books for Mrs. Tryka and Mrs. Renaud's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry project are on the display shelves in the library.

See Ms. DiSalvo if you have any questions about your research!





  • FREE BOOKS! A cart of new books (all free to a good home) is now available in the entrance to the middle school. It will be accessible whenever the office is open. These books are donations for your use! Feel free to keep them for your own library, or better yet, pass them along to another reader!

 

  • Please remember that BrainPop is available for your use! You can access interesting videos and activities from home with internet access. Please remember that user names and passwords to all our databases and subscriptions are in your agendas. BrainPop

 

  • Don’t forget that you have access to e-books via sora! If you have a public library card, you can also access the public library e-books. Your district user and password are all you need for sora, which can be accessed from the ditrict webpage or here sora

  • Please note that sora has links for simultaneous and free reads of Harry Potter! Check out the Harry Potter at Home portal!

  • Free activity downloads from The New York Public Library: click here

 

  • Looking for reading suggestions? Try these resources:

 

http://www.ala.org/yalsa/2019-best-best

https://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/middle-school

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists/ncb

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/books/awards/teen-book-awards/_/N-29Z8q8Z2cxe

https://www.cbcbooks.org/cbc-book-lists/2019-finalists/

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/award-winning-books-for-teens

                                 

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    The mission for the Alden Middle and Intermediate School Libraries is to ensure that students are effective users of information and ideas.

    Our Program Goals:

    To provide intellectual and physical access to
    information and ideas        

                              

                               
    To provide curriculum support through material  selection
     and cooperative planning with classroom teachers


    To promote literacy and the lifelong appreciation of reading through
     a variety of techniques

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