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The Girl Who Drank the Moon- 2017 Newbery Award Winner

An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her.

The Inquisitor's Tale- 2017 Newbury Honor

On a dark night in 1242, travelers gather at a small French inn. It is the perfect night for a story, and everyone in the kingdom is consumed by the tale of three children: Jeanne, a peasant girl who has visions of the future; William, a young monk with supernatural strength; and Jacob, a Jewish boy who can heal any wound. Together, their powers will be tested by demons and dragons, cruel knights and cunning monks. From small villages to grand banquet halls, these three unlikely friends - and their faithful greyhound - are chased through France to a final showdown in the waves at the foot of the abbey-fortress Mont-Saint-Michel.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

After 10 miserable years with his aunt and uncle, Harry Potter is invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Each book follows another year in Harry's education while more of his frightening destiny is revealed.

The War That Saved My Life- Schneider Honor

A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother.

Student Access

Library Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:45-2:00 PM

Students may come to  checkout a book anytime that the library is open and there are no classes taking place! (your teachers should have a schedule)

 After school, the library is open Monday-Wednesday from 2:05-3:00 PM. All 5th and 6th grade students are welcome! 

Borrowing Library Items:

The loan period is 10 school days (2 weeks). Students may have out up to 2 items at one time. Students with ANY overdue items may not take out materials until all overdue items are returned or replacement fees are paid unless arrangements with the librarian are made.


If you do not finish a book before the due date, please let the librarian know to renew the book!

Late Fees:

BRMS library does not charge fees for late books. However, replacement fees are charged if a book is lost or damaged beyond reasonable repair.

Broad Rock Service and Interlibrary Loan Policies

Service Policy

The Broad Rock Middle School (SKB) library is open to Broad Rock students and staff.

Broad Rock Middle School (SKB) students, school district staff members, and parents can check out all items that are part of our regular circulation.

There are no overdue fines.

Lost or significantly damaged materials must be paid for at the cost of replacement.

Interlibrary loans requests can be placed by SKB patrons through the library staff.

Interlibrary Loan

All items in circulation are available for interlibrary loan.

Library staff and patrons can submit interlibrary loan requests.

Interlibrary loan requests will be filled at the discretion of the school librarian.

Local patron hold requests take precedence over interlibrary loan requests for the same item.

Items that are specifically reserved for in-library or classroom use are temporarily excluded from interlibrary loan as needed.

An individual patron can request a maximum of two items at one time.

ILL requests will be filled (or declined) as quickly as possible.

There are no interlibrary loan fees or overdue fines.

Lost or significantly damaged items must be paid for at the cost of replacement. In certain circumstances, a replacement copy may be accepted.

Items borrowed through interlibrary loan have a 35 day loan period and can be renewed one time.

Library Media Specialist/Technology Teacher

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Maribeth Hardman
351 Broad Rock Road, Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone 401-782-6223 | Fax 401-782-6282
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Mission Statement

Library Mission Statement:

The mission of the Broad Rock Middle School Library is to create a student-centered library media center which provides a safe, nurturing environment in which students can successfully seek information and ideas for their educational, informational, and recreational needs. The library seeks to promote an appreciation of literature enabling students to interpret meaning from various forms of literature as they become lifelong readers and learners.

Further, the library seeks to ensure that our students acquire the necessary information literacy skills they will need to become productive learners, with skills and knowledge necessary to lead successful, meaningful lives in the 21st century. This mission recognizes the essential role of the school library program in the educational process as students strive to reach their full potential.