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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

Basic MLA 8th Edition

More In-Depth MLA Format by OWL Purdue

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