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The mission of Mineral Wells ISD Library & Media Services is to create student-centered libraries that provide a welcoming environment, nurture collaboration, promote literacy and inspire a love of learning that lasts a lifetime. 

Our vision is cultivating a community of:

  •         Passionate readers
  •         Lifelong learners
  •         Innovators who inspire the world around them

 

School librarians serve many roles within the school community as leaders, instructional partners, information specialists, teachers, and program administrators.

 

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MWISD Library Media Specialists

 Kira Buck-Lamar, Cara Shoemaker-Houston, Cathy Hammond-Travis, Beth Henderson-Junior High, Audrey Almeida-High School 

 

 

Library Spotlight:

 

Mineral Wells High School Library

 

 

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Mineral Wells High School students celebrated Teen Read Week by painting bookends with designs of books they would recommend to others.

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The MWHS Book Club kicked off the year with R.J. Palacio’s, Wonder, a story about Auggie who deals with bullying and surprising acts of kindness.

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The MWHS Library is sponsoring a “Who’s the King?” chess tournament during the month of October. Chess improves critical thinking and problem solving skills and has demonstrated to increase math and reading test scores through improved visual memory, attention span, spatial reasoning, the capacity to predict and anticipate consequences, and the ability to use criteria to drive decision making and evaluate alternatives.

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Anime is a Japanese word for hand-drawn or computer animation. The MWHS Library hosts the Anime Club to explore this art form and cultivate enriching experiences for students.

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Innovate is a library club supported by STEAM which encourages students to design and invent based on the components of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.

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Readers of the Written Forest are hosting an after school screening of the Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare before Christmas,” Thursday, October 19th for students attending MWHS. Treats to share for those who dare!

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