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12/13: SLC Book Drive Success
Library Updates / SLC News

12/13: SLC Book Drive Success

On behalf of the SMS Student Library Council, co-presidents Caitlin Garrabrant and Shelby Holmes thank the Saint Mary’s School Community for donating over 500 new and gently-used children’s books to UNC’s Book Fairy Book Drive. The Book Fairy is an organization that donates books for ages one through mid-teen to the Pediatric Oncology Clinic at UNC Hospitals. The Student Library Council selected this worthy cause as one of its community service projects this year. Continue reading

New Books Now Available in Kenan Library!
Library Updates / SLC News

New Books Now Available in Kenan Library!

Kenan Library’s collection of books, DVDs, and more is ever-growing. Both fiction and non-fiction sections continue to develop through student suggestions and interest. In this post you can find an updated list of all the library’s acquisitions from the past few months. There are lots of new and popular volumes so make sure to stop … Continue reading

Book Review: Wintergirls
Book Reviews / Good Reads

Book Review: Wintergirls

By Shelby Holmes Laurie Halse Anderson (author of the controversial “Speak”) does it again with the novel Wintergirls.  And by “it” I mean completely destroy your feelings and thought processes, of course. Told in short spurts of sentences and calorie-counts, Wintergirls tells the heartbreaking story of Lia and Cassie, “wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies,” best … Continue reading

Beautiful Creatures: 7 Reasons to See the Movie and/or Read the Book
Book Reviews / Good Reads / Movies

Beautiful Creatures: 7 Reasons to See the Movie and/or Read the Book

By Jordan Gelber Beautiful Creatures is a Young Adult book series turned movie set in a small South Carolina town. Angsty teen Ethan Wate (Alden Ehrenreich) wishes for more adventure and excitement in his everyday life… he should be careful what he wishes for. Strange new girl, Lena Duchannes (Alice Englert), moves in with her … Continue reading