Library Media Center

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 Library Media Center

Librarian - Mrs. Diane C. Martin 
diane.martin@mcschools.net
Library Assistant - Mrs. Jennifer Street

NEW BOOKS HAVE ARRIVED

"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free." — Frederick Douglass
"There are many little ways to enlarge your world. Love of books
is the best of all.” – Jacqueline Kennedy
“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Richard Steele
“The whole world opened up to me when I learned to read” –
Mary McCleod Bethune
“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King
“My alma mater was books, a good library…. I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.” – Malcolm X
“Reading for me, is spending time with a friend.” – Gary Paulsen

 


The 2018 Louisiana Teen Readers Choice
Neville winner!
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Dumplin'
Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just
 a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and
 some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.


Chips are given for 90% or better AR scores on our
State Library's Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice books!
We have multiple copies of the LTRC books in your library.
The current list can be found in the Useful Links.
Voting on Neville's favorite will be February 2019



If you love to read,
 and you're willing to discuss books

and try new kinds of books...
JOIN US WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14!
READ A MYSTERY
Get suggestions in your library
ASHLEY ELSTON IS COMING BACK!
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Her fourth book coming out in November
Tiger Book Clubs meet monthly in your library during both lunch shifts.
Bring your lunch and enjoy our snacks :)

 
Accelerated Reader

Congratulations to 222 Tigers who met their 1st nine weeks AR goals!
Candy bars were delivered to the English classes Tuesday, October 23, and
those students will be entered in the Nov. 28 Renaissance Assembly
 drawing for a Kindle Fire HD 10!

2nd nine weeks last AR quiz dates:
Tues., Jan. 8 - Herron and Tolliver
Wed., Jan. 9 - Collins, Sandifer, and Sawyer
Thurs., Jan. 10  - Cummings and Donn
Fri., Jan. 11 - Etzel and Tucker

NHS has 3,902 books with AR quizzes 
Students take AR quizzes only in the library and must have their ID's 
 and completed reading logs.
Points are assigned to all grades as follows: regualr classes 12 points,
pre AP/honors classes 15 points, and gifted/AP classes 20 points.
Average % correct goal for all classes is 90%.
Quizzes not allowed at Neville this year can be found in the Useful Links.

Home Connect is available to monitor AR progress; 
The link for it is on the Neville homepage and in the Useful
Links  
here. 
The AR Book Finder link is also in the Useful
Links 
and on the MCS homepage.
A Neville pen is given for the first 100 on any AR quiz
in the student's reading level.
Candy bars are given each 9 weeks to goal achievers
for teacher-assigned points achieved with 90% accuracy.
A drawing for a Kindle Fire HD 10 tablet for goal achievers is held
each 9 weeks at the Renaissance Assemblies.
Million Word Readers are recognized at the
spring awards assemblies. 




Looking for a book in the Neville library
 or doing research?

See the Useful Links to access the Neville Online Catalog, Gale
Resources databases, and World Book Advanced Online! Ask us for
user names and passwords needed to use them away from school.

28 library and 30 library lab computers available, networked to print,
with Internet access (MCS filter)
 60 Nooks (must have parental consent to check out)
 11,000 books
Printing for assignments: 5 pages free, then .10 per page
Copies: .10 each
Old newspapers, magazines, and paperbacks free for the taking
Maximum 3 books checked out at a time for 2 weeks and may be renewed
Overdue fine of .05 per school day
Students must have ID's to check out books 


A special way to honor friends and loved ones, while supporting the Neville library, is to have a book purchased with your donation. You may do this to celebrate birthdays, the birth of a child, retirement, or someone's life (memorial). Each item will have a bookplate identifying the donor and the person being honored.
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