HAMS Library
HOOPESTON AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL

LIBRARY

Hours:

Mornings: 8:30-11:15am

Afternoons: 12:30-3:10pm

LIBRARY HOME

Two programs utilize AR test taking.

**Forty Book Challenge HAMS challenges students to read 40 books by May. Those completing the challenge, are invited to a celebration. Last year, students traveled to Champaign and visited the University of Illinois libraries and the Champaign Public Library.

**AR Auction Students with 25 AR points or more are invited to an AR Auction in May. Students will have an opportunity to bid for various goodies. A list will be published after January 2016.

 

We lose ourselves in books, we find ourselves too.  Unknown


Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.   – Mason Cooley


Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. – Joseph Addison


It isn’t about how many words you can read per minute but rather how many new ideas you are left with after you have finished reading.  – Unknown


To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life. – W. Somerset Maugham