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    Welcome to Washington Middle School's Library!

    Our library is a place for everyone. A place for you to learn, think critically and deeply, to read good books, have fun, and dream!


    Library Resources


    Summer Reading 2021

    Where can I check out books this summer? Visit Seattle Public Library's Douglass-Truth branch (2300 E. Yesler Way) or other SPL locations offering curbside services.

    Need ideas for what to read? Here are a few reading sources:

    Booklists, Reviews & More

    Seattle Public Library Offerings

  • Summer of Learning program
  • SPL staff picks for the whole family: kids, teens & adults
  • Your Next 5 Books from SPL

  • Library Link from Seattle Public Library

    Seattle Public Library Library Link poster

    Your SPS student ID is linked to a Seattle Public Library Card--already set up & ready to use today!

    Getting Started with Library Link:

    All SPS students already have Library Link accounts. View this short video to learn the basics of Library Link—good for getting started. Need help? Call SPL at 206-386-4636 or www.spl.org/ask for email/chat.

    Why Use Library Link? Access Seattle Public Library's free resources, including:

    • Libby for ebooks, audiobooks and more
    • Hoopla: Comics
    • Flipster: free magazines
    • LinkedIn Learning: video tutorials on everything from programming languages to video editing to graphic design and more

    How to Use Your Library Link Account:

    Student Library Link ID is always 990000 (4 zeroes) followed by 7-digit student ID number. PIN is birth month and date (mmdd). For other frequently asked questions, please visit the Seattle Public Library website.


    New Books in Our Library!

    Browse the list of new books in our library!

    Some titles are available at Seattle Public Library. In addition to print, SPL offers many as eBooks (Kindle, Adobe Reader). To see if SPL has a book, click book's title in WMS's new book list. If SPL has the book, the link will take you to SPL's catalog. There, you can see if the book is available to borrow and in what formats--print, downloadable eBook (e.g., Kindle), online.

    You can borrow SPL books even if you don't have a SPL library card. Use your SPS Student ID Library Link to borrow SPL books and access free online resources! Your SPL Library Link account is already set up with your SPS student ID.

    League of Super Feminists book coverWe Rise We Resist book coverNotorious book coverThis Place book coverBanned Book Club book cover96 Miles book coverBlack History in its Own WordsEagle Huntress book coverFins book coverNot Your Perfect Mexican Daughter book coverSal and Gabi Break the Universe book coverWhite Bird book coverBouncing Back book cover5 WorldsAruh ShahDactyl HillsBlack Brothers


    GSA/LGBTQ+ Resources

    Keep Calm and Be Proud of Who You Are

    LGBTQ+ Book Suggestions from Eckstein's Library

    SPS Celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month

    Queer Books for Teens

    GSA Network

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    Library Hours:

    9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (during in-person school)

    Circulation is closed for the 2020-21 school year. Visit this fall and check out one of our new books!

    Helpful Links:

    Websites for Readers