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Library
Instructor: Mrs. Babbitt and Mrs. Thompson   
Welcome to Browns River Middle School Library
 
                                         

       
   
Email Mrs. Babbitt for access code at joyce.babbitt@cesuvt.org or drop by the library.
Announcements
Library Update

Friday, June 3: All Library Materials Return Date
Students must have all library materials returned in order to receive their yearbooks.

Monday, June 6: Summer Book Nook Club begins
Book club members can pick up their nook devices from the library.


Wednesday June 15: Summer Library Checkout Date from 9:00-11:00 am
Students can check out 10 library books for the 10 weeks of summer
Summer Book Nook Club

SUMMER BOOK NOOK CLUB Books, Education, Textbooks

Dear Reader,

This summer be a part of our Summer Book Nook Club. Let's keep you reading new books during the summer months and sharing your thoughts via email with each other. We will officially start on Monday, June 6th, so sign up early and get your parents’ permission to take a Nook for the summer.

I will hand out the Nook devices, but you may want to simply find these book titles in print at your public library. I will select new book releases each week for you to read. Just refresh your Nook after receiving an email from me.

Families are welcome to read along with us. We will communicate via email and I will share the new book titles for families to load throughout the summer.

We will briefly meet on Friday, August 26 from 2:00-2:30 to discuss our summer reading over ice cream and just get a chance to return the Nooks before school starts. Let me know if you're interested in being a part of our Summer Book Nook Club. Please note this club is limited to 20 students (grades 5-8). Incoming fifth graders are welcome to join us. Here is the link to the parent permission form.

Young Adult Collection

Dear Parents,


We are excited to be back at school! We have lots of new books, comfortable chairs, library offerings along with a new library film studio space. We invite you to come by and see what’s new! Our summer work in the library included expanding our YA (Young Adult) section, specifically designed with seventh and eighth graders in mind.


Our library contains a wide variety of reading material for everyone. We enjoy talking about and recommending books with our students. We encourage you to talk to your child about what they’re reading as well. We hope our book selection will appeal to our readers and parents.


It is CESU policy that as educators, we are expected and encouraged to provide students with a wide range of ideas, themes, and concepts, some of which may prompt debate. The presentation and discussion of these varied views may broaden the students’ exposure to such issues and provide an opportunity for the exercise of critical thinking skills.


If you do NOT want your student checking out books from the YA section, please email me at joyce.babbitt@cesuvt.org so we are aware of your preference. If we do not hear from you we will assume that your child has permission to select YA books.

Thank you for your support,

Joyce Babbitt, Librarian

Nicole Thompson, Library Assistant


Welcome to Browns River Middle School Library



We are open Monday through Friday from 8:45 am to 3:25 pm.

Please join us this fall!

Book Club! Advisor: Ms. Babbitt. Open to all students in grades 5-8. Want to read for pleasure and for great discussions after school? Let’s get together know each other as readers.

Photo Club! Advisor: Ms. Babbitt. Open to all students in grades 5-8 who enjoy photography. Ms. Babbitt will meet with student photographers at lunch on Wednesdays to give a weekly fall photo prompt.

School News Club. Advisor: Ms. Babbitt Would you like to be a journalist, photographer, multimedia staff member for our school? We need your help! Interested students in grades 5-8 can approach Mrs. Babbitt any time of the school year to seek out short or long term projects for developing our yearbook, creating a school newspaper, and taking photos for our website. This club meets after school Thursdays from 2:45-3:25. Students can take the late bus home.


Magic: The Gathering. Advisor: Ms. Babbitt. Students in grades 5-8 are welcome to play this fun and popular trading card game from 2:45-3:25 on Wednesdays. All are welcome to play a game. Students can take the late bus home.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Advisor: Ms. Babbitt. Join fellow BRMS writers in grades 5-8 all through November for thirty amazing days of creative writing a long, long story! Writers meet every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in November from 2:40-4 pm. After school transportation is required.
Additional Resources
Need to know the reading level of your book?
Try AR Book Finder:


Need a newspaper?
Try this website:


Need a good book recommendation? 
Try this websites:

 
      

                 


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