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Welcome to Fairhaven Middle School Library!

Our mission is to ensure that Fairhaven students are effective users and producers of ideas and information by providing: support for information and technology literacy instruction; reading advocacy for lifelong learning and enjoyment; equitable access to information resources and services.

Library Catalog Search: search the FMS library database

New Books September 2019

If You Liked….: great site for the question “what should I read next?”

Academic Resources

For log in names and passwords at home click here

All ProQuest Links–See all ProQuest research tools

ProQuest – database of current full-text periodicals and newspapers

Culture Grams – in-depth information on cultures of the world as well as information on states and U.S. / world history

Discoverer –  powerful general reference source

Newspaper Subscriptions

Newsbank“provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

Newsbank-Washington State News

Seattle Times Collection

General References

Easy Bibwizard to help with citing sources
FMS MLA 2016– printable MLA guide
Primary Sources


Battle of the Books  

What is the Battle of the Books?

A  way to have fun with reading. Click here for the 2018-2019 reading list.

What do I do?
1. Read some great books.
2. Vote online in the library in March.

Do I have to have read all the books?
No, but you can’t really vote for or against something you haven’t read, right?

Do I have to vote for all categories?

No; only vote for books/ categories you choose to read.

Can I win something?

Yes! Each weekly vote will enter your name in a drawing for a gift card for a book.

Pick up a book list and find out more in the library!

For more great titles, check out our previous Battle books: 2017-20182016-20172015-16, 2014-15A, 2014-15B