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Friday, February 8, 2019

Bookmark Contest! (due Friday 2/15)

Swing by our library for an entry form for the MA School Library Association's annual bookmark contest!

We will also have working lunches on Tuesday. Sign up in the cafe!

If you want to design your bookmark electronically, here is a link to the template.

Make sure to plan enough time for your parent or guardian to sign your completed entry!!

More information from the printed entry form:

This year's theme:

All entries are due by the end of BREAK on Friday, February 15th!

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Best Books of 2018?

Agree? Disagree? Give 'em a read!

These are some of the books recommended as the Best Books of 2018. (Click image for the full list.)

Friday, January 4, 2019

Civil Rights -- fiction and nonfiction

Interested in more about Civil Rights?

These are books for 8th grade students:

Nonfiction (great for your "I have a Dream" marginalia project!)

Friday, June 15, 2018

Summer Reading 2018!

As we all know, WMS reads all year 'round!

Information about Summer Reading and Book Buzz forms can be found on the school website.

You can choose to read any book, but here are two documents to help you get started:
Image of the "If you liked this book, you may like this book" handout
Books Similar to Books You Liked
List by author, title, and genre(s)

The library has collected this list of recommended summer reading from current nonfiction and fiction titles as a collaborative effort with Pam McCuen, the head of Youth Services at the Wayland Public Library, and in consultation with Departmental Faculty. 

You'll notice that you can click on the tabs to access the list in alphabetical order by author, title or genre.

Remember that you also can click on the Reading link above for additional booklists and award-winners.

Also, don't forget that the ebooks and audiobooks available via our library or the WPL from anywhere with an internet connection. With an adult at home, get a WPL library card and set up your PIN to borrow other ebooks and audiobooks!

Finally, you can use your WPL card to use NoveList K-8 for recommendations.

We wish you a fantastic summer full of wonderful books and look forward to sharing in the fall!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

TLAB: 3/29 @ WPL: Random Fandom

Random Fandom! Harry Potter and more! Thursday, 1/29/18 at the Wayland Public Library -- 2:45-3:45

See Ms. Ravid or Ms. Schmidt by the end of the day on Tuesday, 1/27/18 with permission slip to arrange bus transportation TO the WPL. [link to form here]
(You must find your own ride home or let us know if you take the Boston Late Bus.)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Bookmark Contest (and Workday on Thursday 2/1!)

Feeling creative? 
Get a pass to come to your library during lunch on Thursday to make an original bookmark for this year's MSLA bookmark contest!

Can't make it? Read on, click on the link to get an entry form, and give to Ms. Ravid by Monday, February 12th!

Celebrate your School Library program by designing a bookmark that show the many activities, lessons and experiences happening in your school library.
  • What new and exciting things have you been learning?
  • Show WHY your Library is the heart of the school.
  • What makes your Library program special?

  • Do not change the size of the entry form
  • The bookmark outline must be 9.84” in height and 3” wide.
  • ALL ARTWORK MUST BE ORIGINAL. This applies to BOTH hand-drawn and digital works. NO licensed characters may be used.
  • Submit ALL entries through your School Librarian
  • School Librarian will select 1 (one) finalist from each division to send to the state contest.​(DIVISION III: Grades 4 to 6DIVISION IV: Grades 7 to 12)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

TLAB: 1/29 @ WPL: Random Fandom

All students in gr. 6-12 are invited to join an afternoon celebration of FANDOM at the WPL!

WHAT:  Share your favorite fandom! Learn about others' fandoms

HOW:  Please see Ms. Ravid or Ms. Schmidt by the end of the day on Wednesday, 1/24/18 with permission slip to arrange bus transportation TO the WPL. [link to form here]
(You must find your own ride home or let us know if you take the Boston Late Bus.)

WHERE:  Wayland Public Library

WHEN:  MONDAY, January 29th, 2:45-3:45

WHY:  Fun with friends and fandoms -- old and new!

  • Original costume
  • Fan inspired food -- with list of all ingredients for allergies
  • Original fanart or fanfic
  • Lists of awesome books I've recently read