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HARMON MIDDLE SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER

                                    

RECENTLY REVIEWED BOOKS:

Captain America: The Ghost Army, Alan Gratz

Shot Clock, Caron Butler & Justin A. Reynolds

Unbecoming, Jenny Downham

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The One and Only Ruby, Katherine Applegate

The written reviews are posted on the Wall of Review in the Media Center.

The 2022-23 Seventh Grade Book Study winners are: 28 Days, Across the River, Between Two Skies, Falling Short, Genuine Fraud, Going Dark, If He Had Been With Me, Like Spilled Water, Promise Boys, Rebel Spy, We are Not Free, The Wild Robot, The Wild Robot Escapes, and The Wild Robot Protects. The books are in the Media center. Thank you to the Harmon High PTO for sponsoring this event.

Come and see what is new!

Remember the media center's Follett Shelf eBook Collection or the other websites listed below are also available for student use!

Harmon High PTO Fall Scholastic Book Fair Dates

The next Scholastic Book Fair will be held in Spring 2024.

Makerspace

The winners of the Media Center Makerspace K'Nex Catapult Challenge are as follows: Farthest Distance: The team of Alex Crawford and Harjas Sidhu with a distance of 561.34 centimeters or 221 inches. Most Creative Design: The team of Jayce Guinn and Nathan Hercik. Least Amount of Pieces Used: Lilly Quinn using only 29 pieces! Would those five students report to the media center to claim their prizes. Thank you to all who entered.

3D Printer

The sign up for the 3rd quarter for 3D printing is now closed.  Contact Mrs. Beckstrom with any questions.

FOLLETT SHELF eBOOK COLLECTION

If you would like to browse the Harmon eBook collection through the Follett Shelf, email Mrs. Beckstrom at mbeckstrom@aurora-schools.org for further instructions. Thank you to the Aurora Schools Foundation for providing the funds for Harmon's initial eBook collection from Follett Shelf.  

eBOOKS & AUDIOBOOKS

  • Overdrive/Sora which is listed on the Media Center Homepage above on the right side. Use your school Google account to gain access.
  • Follett Destiny Discover is listed on the Media Center Homepage above on the right side. Username: harmon Password: books
  • Project Gutenberg                       
  • Google Play Books
  • Portagelibrary.overdrive.com. This website connects you to the Portage County District Library, which is the Aurora Memorial Library is a part of. 
  • Libby:  https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/  This is for the app or try libbyapp.com - Need to enter Portage County District Library for library search.
  • Audible: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen  Free 69 eBook titles to choose from, including classics and newer releases.
  • Short stories: http://www.bestrobotever.com/ Totally free website. Read the hook and select a short story. Each podcast delivers chapters in 6-9 minute intervals. They are all different and have different topics.

AURORA MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Remember the Aurora Memorial Library is also a great source.

BOOK BORROWING POLICY

  • Books checked out of the Harmon Media Center have a 2 week loan period (renewable).
  • No fines will be charged for returned books.
  • Lost or damaged books will incur a charge. A receipt will be given.
  • Unpaid bills will follow the student through high school graduation.

DONATE TO OUR MEDIA CENTER

  • Consider donating funds to help us buy new books for the enjoyment of Harmon Middle School students.
  • All denominations are accepted and appreciated.
  • Will also accept selected new/gently used books.
  • A bookplate will be prepared for each book noting the donation.

QUESTIONS? 

Mary L. Jurkiewicz Beckstrom

Harmon Media Center

email: mbeckstrom@aurora-schools.org

Phone: 330.954.2229

@MaryBeckstrom

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FOLLETT SHELF eBOOKS

In order to access the Follett Shelf eBooks link below, please contact Mrs. Beckstrom at mbeckstrom@aurora-schools.org to gain access.

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