Tuesday, November 22, 2016

BOOK FAIR IS COMING!

BOOK FAIR IS COMING!
DEC 5 - 9

'Tis the Season for Giving
Purchase a BOOK to DONATE 
to a CHILD @ Govalle Elementary

BOOKS make great Holiday GIFTS!

READ over the Winter BREAK!

Monday, November 21, 2016

POP UP LIBRARY IS UP!

THE POP-UP LIBRARY HAS POPPED!
SWING BY AND CHECK OUT A BOOK FOR THANKSGIVING!

Sunday, November 20, 2016

POP-UP LIBRARY

You never know where we'll pop up!


If you see us, stop by and check out a great book for the 
Thanksgiving Break!

Monday, November 14, 2016

Book Fair in 2 Weeks!

Check out what's coming up at our BOOK FAIR! DEC 5-9 And don't forget to bring an extra $5 to purchase a book for a students at Govalle Elementary School! Give the gift of reading this holiday season! Fall Middle School Booklist

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

TEXAS TEEN BOOK FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 1

FIELD TRIP to the Texas Teen Book Festival
October 1, 2016
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
PERMISSION SLIPS due September 20
Pick one up in the Library today or download HERE

Friday, August 19, 2016

WELCOME BACK!!!

Check out the Library Orientation video!


Friday, May 13, 2016

CHECK OUT BOOKS FOR THE SUMMER!

CHECK OUT BOOKS OVER THE SUMMER!

RETURN THIS PERMISSION SLIP to the Library and check out up to 
10 BOOKS for the SUMMER!

check out the last week of school
May 23-27


video


Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Book Fair Next Week!

BRING YOUR & $MONEY$ TO PURCHASE SOME SUMMER READS!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

TIM GREEN IS COMING!!!

AUTHOR VISIT
TIM GREEN
MAY 5
3:00 - 3:57

Tim Green is a New York Times Bestselling author, attorney, and former NFL first-round draft pick.  The entire student body is excited to hear him speak about the importance of education, reading books, and good character.  In order to guarantee a personalized copy of any of his titles, please return THIS FORM along with cash or check (made out to HCMS Library) to the Library by Wednesday, May 4. 

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

new SELECTION book!

Don't freak out y'all, but The Crown by Kiera Cass comes out May 3!
That's next Tuesday, y'all!

Here's a sneak peek at the Royal Fairwell...

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

SPRING BOOK 2016

SPRING BREAK = SPRING BOOK

Don't take a break from reading this Spring Break!
Take a SPRING BOOK!  READ, READ, READ!

Participate in our Spring Book 2016 Event. 

Here's how it works:

  • Wherever you read this spring break, be it on the couch at home, at the Springs, or on the slopes, snap a picture of you and your book.
  • Pin your location on our Spring Book 2016 map (below)
    1. Click on the link above or Click the "View Larger Map" icon in the top right-hand corner of the map below
    2. Click the blue "Sign In" button in the top, right-hand corner and sign in with your gmail account 
    3. Click "Edit" on the left-hand side
    4. Click the "Add Marker" icon along the top and drop your pin OR Type your location in the search bar and hit enter
  • Add your name and picture of you and your book
  • Win a prize when you get back to school
We've got LOADS and LOADS of new books AND tons of oldie but goodies!

So stop on by the library before the break to stock up on some good reads.


MARCH BOOK MADNESS - 1ST ROUND VOTING!

March Book Madness has begun!  Vote in the Round 1 Bracket!

Everyone should particiate!  You don't have to have read any of the books to vote!  But hopefully you'll discover some books that you will want to read.

I will post the link to the voting rounds each Wednesday.

Watch this video to see what it's all about: http://bit.ly/1KvamST

* Note, you DO NOT have to have read any of the books to vote. There are links to videos about the books
HERE - 6th grade
HERE - 7th & 8th grade
so that you can get to know the books. 

This week, YOU should take 2 votes:

1) Pick which one book you think will win it all (you're favorite): 

http://goo.gl/forms/LsBE0E0jX3

This is for my records. Any students who predict the winner will win a prize.

2) Round 1 Vote: http://marchbookmadness.weebly.com/ya-bracket.html

We have plenty copies of these books, so stop by the Library today to check one out!  They're great!

6th grade bracket

7th & 8th grade bracket

Monday, February 22, 2016

AUTHOR VISIT!!!

J.A. WHITE
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29
6TH GRADERS

The author of the fantastical Thickety series is coming to visit HCMS 6th graders next Monday, February 29!  The Thickety is on this year's Lone Star reading list and is the first in the series.

The Library is selling all 3 books in the series!  So buy your copy today before they run out.  And don't forget to get them signed by the author next Monday!  Order forms are in the library, or you can download it HERE.  

Even though this author visit is for 6th graders, any student can purchase the books and get them signed.




Wednesday, February 10, 2016

What!? A New HARRY POTTER BOOK!?

You heard us right!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part I and II will be released this July!  The story picks up 19 years after book 7.

Click HERE to read the full story on Pottermore.

Below is not the final cover:
 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

MARCH BOOK MADNESS - GET READY!!!

MARCH BOOK MADNESS



In the spirit of March Madness, HCMS Library is hosting MARCH BOOK MADNESS!  We'll be participating with other schools in the world to vote for our favorite FANTASY vs REALITY books.  Each week in March, Fantasy and Reality books will battle for your votes.  

You don't have to read them all to participate.  But reading as many as you can is always a bonus.

Preview all the books below
Predict the winners
Vote each week

6th grade Bracket will be posted in the 6th grade hall.
7th & 8th grade Bracket will be posted in the hall outside the library.

Start previewing below by hovering over the images or scan the QR codes on the hallway brackets.



6th Grade Books



7th & 8th Grade Books

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Teen Book Festivals Galore!

YAK Fest 2016 is coming on Saturday, January 30, 2016!  Make plans now to attend Keller ISD’s fifth annual young adult book festival at Keller ISD’s
Keller Central High School from 9:00 AM5:00 PM.
Hear from 29 amazing YA authors such as Julie Murphy (keynote speaker), Michael Buckley, Jessica Brody, Lauren Oliver, Robison Wells, Kimberly Derting, Lindsay Cummings, Victoria Scott, Alex London, and many more! There will also be workshop rooms devoted to writing stories, writing poetry, storytelling, and anime illustration. Check out the YAK Fest website  to see a list of all the authors and the schedule for the day.  

Yes, YAK Fest is FREE and open to all middle and high school students and adults that love to read YA literature. But remember to bring money to purchase books, food, drinks, & t-shirts. Food trucks will be on site to sell BBQ, pizza, & sandwiches. More food and drinks will be available for purchase inside the school so plan to eat your morning snack, lunch, & dessert at YAK Fest.

AND...

YAY! The Texas Teen Book Festival announced the date for #TTBF 2016 today! TTBF 2016 will be at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas on Saturday, October 1st! 

AUTHOR OF the SELECTION Series COMING TO AUSTIN!

Kiera Cass, author of the Selection Series is coming to Austin!

Yep, you heard me right!

Thursday, January 28 @ 7pm
BookPeople book store
FREE!
Buy her books and get them signed!
Listen to her speak!
Meet her!