The Springer Middle School Library

Library Announcements

  • The library is open full time this school year!  Stop in before school, or come down during the day with permission from a teacher. There will also be passes available at lunch.  Come in and find a great new book to read!  (You can always browse the catalog through Classlink to see what's new and available).

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  •  librarian sitting on books reading Free Digital Resources

    Take a look at the New Castle County Library digital collection.  If you don't have a library card, you can sign up online.

     

     

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New Arrivals

  • Charlotte Bronte Before Jane Eyre

    by Fawkes,Glynnis Year Published:

    The story of the life of Charlotte Bronte before she became an accomplished author.

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  • Primates

    by Ottaviani, Jim and Maris Wicks Year Published:

    The graphic verssion of the story of three women who risked their lives to change the way we look at primates: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas.

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  • Room to Dream

    by Kelly Yang Year Published: 2021

    In this sequel to Three Keys, Mia and her family return to China to visit relatives, and the meaning of family and culture.

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  • Once Upon an Eid

    by Ali, s.K. and Aisha Saeed Year Published: 2020

    Showcases the most brillinat Muslim voices writing today in stories filled with joy of the holiday.

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  • Ground Zero

    by Alan Gratz Year Published: 2021

    Brandon is visiting his dad on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 when the attack comes; Reshmina is a girl in Afghanistan who has grown up in the aftermath of that attack but dreams of peace, becoming a teacher and escaping her village and the narrow role that the Taliban believes is appropriate for women--both are struggling to survive, both changed forever by the events of 9/11.

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  • Starfish

    by Lisa Fipps Year Published: 2021

    "Bullied and shamed her whole life for being fat, twelve-year-old Ellie finally gains the confidence to stand up for herself, with the help of some wonderful new allies"

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  • The One and Only Bob

    by Katherine Applegate Year Published: 2020

    A scrappy dog named Bob and his best friends, Ivan the gorilla and Ruby the elephant, undertake a dangerous journey to seek Bob's long-lost sister, but a storm is approaching and time is running out.

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  • Library Mission

    The misson of the Springer Library is to encourage a lifelong love of reading. We support the ethical and efficient use of informaton through the use of emerging technologies.

    Library Hours

    7:55 - 3:15 PM

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    Librarian 

    Lauren M. Bott (lauren.bott@bsd.k12.de.us)  Please contact me with any questions or concerns. 

     

    Mrs. Bott Websites and News of Interest

     

    Read some of Springer students' poetry at The Poetry Corner.

     

    Every Tuesday and Thursday, Jason Reynolds has a new writing prompt in his Write, Right, Rite series.

     

  • Coming to the library


    Students should come to the library with a purpose:


    • Check in/check out -- browse the shelves, find a new book, or return one

    • Research/work on an assignment

    • Computer use: educational use only

    • Quiet work/reading


    Students may come to the library with permission during:


    • Beginning of the day (must be able to get to class by 8:10 AM)

    • Lunch time - see a lunch administrator for a pass

    • Any class time - ask your teacher after you've finished your work

    • Dismissal time (must be able to get to your dismissal place on time)

     

    When you arrive, you must sign in on the laptop on the counter:


    • Type your name in the boxes

    • Enter your grade

    • Choose the reason you came to the library

    • Click submit.


    Borrowing books/materials

    • Students may check out 2 books for a 2 week period
    • Students MAY NOT check out with overdue materials
    • Lost materials must be paid for or replaced
    • You may renew a book 1 time for 2 weeks