Calling all book club members ... or any student interested in fun activities this summer! Ms. Fetzer with the York County Public Library will be joining us during each lunch tomorrow to share fun trivia and information about the awesome programs and activities being offered at the public library this summer. Stop by and join us, and don't forget to also check out their great calendar of events!
All those who have been patiently awaiting the release of James Patterson's newest book in the Maximum Ride series will be excited to learn that book 9, Maximum Ride Forever, is now in! Thank you to everyone who has stopped by the media center over the past several weeks and entered our raffle to be the first student to check it out, and congratulations to our lucky raffle winner, Shelby A! If you're interested in placing this great new book on hold for a chance to read it after Shelby, come see Mrs. Keefer or log in to your Destiny Quest account.
Thank you to all of the parents who stopped by for this morning's Pastries for Parents event! Please feel free to stop by and visit our fair at any time during the week. Summer reading books for Springfield Middle, as well as for NaFo and FMHS are available! We restock daily to accommodate requests and replenish our inventory. Don't see the book you're looking for? Please let Mrs. Keefer know!
The Spring Book Fair is here and we could not be more excited about some of the fantastic books available to us through Cardinal Lane Books! You'll find all of the hottest new releases, your favorite series, and all of the summer reading titles. Each Language Arts class will have a scheduled time to come by and visit throughout the week, but students and parents are also welcome to stop by and shop before and after school, as well as during lunch.
Every $10 you spend at the book fair will earn you an entry into our daily raffle for great prizes. Winners will be announced each afternoon! Don't forget about our Pastries for Parents morning Tuesday, May 12th - parents are invited to stop by, browse the selections, and enjoy a morning snack. We'll see you then!
Beat the summer slump with Sync YA! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for young adults. Starting again today, May 7th, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - a current young adult title along with a thematically paired classic title. Here's a sneak peek of what you can expect - check out this week's sync!
Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at www.audiobooksync.com. You won't want to miss these great audiobooks ... which title are you most excited about?
Origami Yoda has been visiting our fiction section the past several days and would like to wish everyone a very happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you!
Please help us in congratulating 7th grade SMS student, Kayli R. for winning first place in the School Library Month Digital Storytelling Contest, hosted by the American Association for School Librarians (AASL). Students nationwide were asked to create a digital storybook focusing on the 2015 School Library Month theme, "Your School Library: Where Learning Never Ends." Kayli's entry, Adventures of the School Library, was chosen by middle grades author and former NFL player, Trevor Pryce, as the winning entry for grades 6-8. Kayli will be awarded a set of signed and personalized books by Mr. Price. We are so thrilled for her and proud of her hard work - congratulations, Kayli! You can view her winning entry below.