My name is Mrs. Schiweck, and I am the librarian at Moscow Middle School. I am looking forward to meeting all of you. Feel free to stop by the library. We have a large collection of books, magazines, audiobooks, and reference materials to meet your enjoyment and informational needs. Throughout the school year, we will be featuring library programs and other activities. Chess boards and mind puzzling activities are always set up and available during student free time. We are open from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. every school day.
Check back here for more information, or visit the Moscow Middle School Library website.
See you in the library!
Themed Book Bags
The MMS Librarians put together 13 themed book bags. Each bag contains books and activities based on a common theme. Check one out today! What’s inside is a surprise!
Book Bag Titles:
Take Your Best Shot (Photography)
Get a Clue (Puzzles / Spies)
Out of this World (Space Exploration)
Make Do (Engineering)
Circuit Breakers (Circuitry)
Rockin’ Robots (Robotics)
Take a Flying Leap (Flight)
Code Breakers (Computer Science)
Bitmaps and Vectors (Graphic Design)
Hot Knots (Crafts)
A Piece of Cake (Baking)
A Stitch in Time (Crafts)
Sink or Swim (Survival)
Marshmallow and Wooden Stick Sculptures
It’s cold outside, so join us for some warm fun in the library. Our theme is “Why Fit In When You Were Born to Stand Out” Dr. Seuss. So STAND OUT and borrow a featured book that celebrates uniqueness. Activities include K’nex, snowflake crafts, and a collaborative winter art project. See you in the library. Mrs. Schiweck and Mrs. Watson
Featured Books that Celebrate Uniqueness
Penn, Maya, You got this! : unleash your awesomeness, find your path, and change your world.
Copeland, Misty, Life in motion : an unlikely ballerina.
Hernandez, Laurie, I got this : to gold and beyond.
Carter, Caela, Tumbling : a novel.
Cooner, Donna D. (Donna Danell). Skinny.
Erskine, Kathryn. The absolute value of Mike.
Headley, Justina Chen. Girl overboard.
Howe, James. Addie on the inside.
Levine, Gail Carson. Fairest.
Palacio, R. J. Wonder.
Rosenthal, Betsy R. Looking for me.
Sloan, Holly Goldberg. Short.
Spinelli, Jerry. Stargirl.
Weaver, Will. Defect.
Winkler, Henry. A brand-new me!
Wolitzer, Meg. The fingertips of Duncan Dorfman.
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Chmakova, Svetlana. Awkward.
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Martin, Jacqueline Briggs. Snowflake Bentley.
The 6th grade reading teachers, Mrs. Mangini, Mrs. Faircloth and Mrs. VanArsdel are planning a Speed Date a Book activity for their students. Students will be given just a few minutes to get to know a book before moving on to the next as they travel around the table. This is an opportunity for each student to create a list of books that he/she would like to get to know better.
Libary Program for November
Travel Through Time
October is always an exciting and crazy time in the MMS library. This year’s Spooktacular events provided spooky and non-spooky fun for everyone.
Spooktacular 2017 Opportunities
- Spooktacular Books – fun, scary books
Orange Books – Leaf Trough a Good Book
- Orange Books – great books with orange covers
- New Books – new books purchased for the 2017-18 school year
- Cooperative games: Settlers of Catan and Forbidden Island
- Leaf Art: Leaf rubbing, Leaf painting, Leaf creatures
- Paper Pumpkin creations – craft project
- Pumpkin string art – craft project
Carve Out Time to Read
Through a joint effort and grant opportunity provided by the Idaho Commission for Libraries, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Idaho STEM Action Center, and Tesoro the Moscow Middle School Library was the lucky recipient of:
These STEM resources will be available for classrooms and individual use throughout the Moscow School District. Some of the Edison Robots and Makey Makeys will be available for check out. Ask your librarian how you can borrow these resources today!
Saint Patrick’s day is coming. Make sure you are “pinch proof” by checking out one of our green books on display.
March Madness voting has begin in the MMS Library. Vote once each day for your favorites.
Sweet Sixteen List
Divergent VS The Raft
Heroes of Olympus VS Lost in the Sun
Legend VS Fault in Our Stars
Brotherband Chronicles VS Unbroken
Selection VS The Boy in Striped Pajamas
Hunger Games VS Fablehaven
Eye of Minds VS Michael Vey
Harry Potter VS Maze Runner
Join the MMS Library Cooking Challenge
Check out one of our yummy cookbooks or find a recipe online.
Make sure you have permission from an adult at home and adult supervision before you begin your cooking project.
Create your recipe
Hack your recipe
Share your recipe
For more information, come see one of your friendly librarians.
Freedom Quilt created by Moscow Middle School students. If you want to know more about freedom quilts check out the book Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Hudson Talbott.