5/2/19 Be sure to have plenty of reading material ready for next week.  SBAC testing begins and the only activity you'll be allowed to do if you finish your test early, is to read your book.  This is a great time to catch up on your reading.  See Mrs. Alvarez at the library for book recommendations.
iPad collection will be during the last week of school for both 7th and 8th graders.  You recently received an email from the school district with information about device collection.  This was only to provide instruction for turning in your device.  We will post a schedule for collection soon.
3/13/19 Read a good book lately?  You should share tell others about it! Stop by the library to fill out a short book review.  If I end up selecting it to share with students on KMMI or Instagram, you get a goodie bag as a reward!

2/4/19: Busy month at the library!!

Blind Date with a Book: Select one of our wrapped books, read it, and come fill out a book review anytime this month to earn a chocolate bar!!!

March 1st there will be goodies at the ASB for every English teacher's top readers for this grading period.  Bring your Top Reader ticket to the ASB windows on progress report day.

Read Across America Week Feb. 25-March 1:  Join us at the library for activities and lots of chances to win prizes each time you check out a book.

12/17/18: Stock on on books for the winter break.  You can check out up to three books and turn them in when you return in January.  This is perfect weather for reading books so come ask me for recommendations : )

10/29/18: The new Wimpy Kid book goes on sale tomorrow! Come by later this week to check out Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown.  If you aren't one of the first students lucky enough to get your hands on a copy, ask the library staff to place a hold on for you and we'll send you a notice when it's ready for you.
Happy Halloween!  We've got treats for you all this week when you check out a book. Don't forget it's book character theme dress up this year.  

8/9/18:  Students, use the link below to access your online independent reading log.  You should fill out the google form for each book you read.  In a few weeks, you’ll be able to access your log and receive an email each week with your updated reading data.
8/1/18:  Welcome back to school!  By now everyone should have their textbooks and iPads, and by the end of this week everyone will have their first library book checked out.  You'll be keeping track of your reading using an online reading log this year.  More info to come.

We open on  this Monday, August 6 for you to come and study, use computers, or check out more books from 7:45-3:30.  If you are still having iPad issues come see our technician, Mr. Gamez, in the morning before school or fill out an "iPad Problem Form" and leave your iPad here for him to troubleshoot.

Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @mom_library for news and book recommendations!

5/14/18: Important Dates: 
May 22: AR Store  (through English classes) and last day to check out books.
May 23-24: 8th Gr text Collection (through History classes)
May 25 7th Gr Text Collection (through World Cultures classes)  
May 29: All library books due
June 1: 8th Gr iPad Collection  
June 6: 7th Grade iPad collection (You may turn in your iPad May 5th and get a treat!)

5/7/18: The clock is ticking!  Have you reached your AR point goal yet?  If not, get yourself to the library to pick up some books to read!!!

Those students who meet 100% or more of their semester point goal will be invited to the AR Store at the library on May 22nd to spend your points on some cool stuff.  Don't miss out! 

The last day to check out AR books is also May 22nd.  We begin collecting instructional materials on May 23rd.  Check with your math and social science teachers to find out what day your classes are scheduled.  

Montgomery Middle School Library

Hours: 7:45-3:30

Teacher Librarian: Imelda Alvarez

Library Assistant: Kaleeb Manjarrez