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#SummerReading

posted May 22, 2017, 1:29 PM by Emily Benvenga   [ updated May 22, 2017, 1:34 PM ]

To log in: username / 'read'

2017 YARP (Teen Choice) Winner & Runner-Up Announced!

posted Apr 11, 2017, 11:13 AM by Emily Benvenga   [ updated Apr 11, 2017, 11:13 AM ]

To see a full listing of the 2916-2017 nominees, go here: http://library.sd.gov/LIB/YAS/yarp/#.WO0cp9IrLIU 

@spartan_library in the news!

posted Mar 13, 2017, 12:22 PM by Emily Benvenga

Hey all! Check out the Spartan Library in the Black Hills Pioneer: Makerspace gets students thinking creatively

International Read an eBook Day

posted Sep 16, 2016, 1:32 PM by Emily Benvenga   [ updated Sep 16, 2016, 1:33 PM ]

Today is International Read an eBook Day - check one out today!



From your laptop:
1. Double click on the Destiny icon on your desktop
2. Choose High School
3. Log in
4. Choose Destiny Discover to find your ebook
5. Check the book out and enjoy!

From your phone:
1. Download the app Destiny Discover
2. Likely after a bit of loading, choose South Dakota and then Spearfish High School
3. Click Log In
4. Enter your username (computer login) and password (read)
5. Enjoy!

Happy School Library Month!

posted Apr 7, 2016, 7:35 AM by Emily Benvenga   [ updated Apr 7, 2016, 7:37 AM ]


             What?      School Library Month Celebration, Ice Cream Floats – Prizes

       Open Mic – Volunteer your talent!

When?     Tuesday, April 26, Spartan Time

Where?     HS Library 

**To be in the library on this day, you must receive an entry ticket from Ms. Eggebraaten prior to the event.**


To earn an entry ticket:

-        complete a book in April and write a review

-        participate in the open mic event (poetry reading or other talent)

-        video record a booktalk alone or with a friend OR

-        'get caught' using the library

-        See Ms. Eggebraaten with any questions.

YALSA 2015 top ten

posted Jan 6, 2016, 9:11 AM by Emily Benvenga

                                Click on the book's image for a preview!

        The Shadow Throne (The Ascendance Trilogy, #3)        I Become Shadow        To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1)        My Life with the Walter Boys (My Life with the Walter Boys #1)

        Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)        The Bane Chronicles          The Young Elites (The Young Elites, #1)        The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles, #1)

                                                 Since You've Been Gone          The Geography of You and Me

Vote NOW!

posted Oct 28, 2015, 12:06 PM by Emily Benvenga   [ updated Oct 28, 2015, 12:10 PM ]

What is YARP? SD's Young Adult Reading Program. Click here for more information.

Why participate? Your voice gets HEARD! You read a book and give it a 1-5 star rating with 5 being the top. You may vote for as many books as you'd like. 

When can you vote? It was Teen Read Week last week, so the voting is on! 

Where do you vote? click here (Also, each book in the library has a QR code to scan which brings you directly to the voting page.)

The 2015-2016 Nominees: 

Caged Warrior…………………………..…….Alan Lawrence Sitomer

Call Me by My Name………..……..…………………..John Ed Bradley

Divided We Fall ………………………….……………………Trent Reedy

Find Me………………………..……………..……………….Romily Bernard

Grace and the Guiltless ………….………………………..Erin Johnson

Half Bad ………..……………………………………………………Sally Green

I’ll Give You the Sun…………………………..…………….Jandy Nelson

Killer of Enemies…………………………….……………Joseph Bruchac

Phoenix Island……………………………..……………………..John Dixon

Red Rising ……….……………………………………………..Pierce Brown

Tease…………………………….……………………………Amanda Maciel

What I Thought Was True………………..………Huntley Fitzpatrick


Teen Read Week: Oct. 18-24, 2015

posted Oct 28, 2015, 11:39 AM by Emily Benvenga


Banned Books Week

posted Sep 28, 2015, 11:26 AM by Emily Benvenga   [ updated Sep 28, 2015, 11:27 AM ]

 

Banned Books Week*

September 27, 2015-October 3, 2015

*Each of the books in our display has been challenged at some point in schools and libraries due to its content.

Celebrate the freedom to read!

New Release!

posted Sep 16, 2015, 10:04 AM by Emily Benvenga

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

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