• Hadley Library News


    Exciting Announcement!

    William Allen White awards list for 20201!  Summertime is a great time to read. 

    William Allen White Children’s Book Awards


    Grades 6 to 8

    Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster
    by Jonathan Auxier
    The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
    Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya
    The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
    The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller
    Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh
    The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
    Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
    Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker-Rhodes
    Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
    Itch!: Everything You Didn't Want to Know About What Makes You Scratch by Anita Sanchez

    Grades 3 to 5

    Granted by Anderson, John David. Anderson, John David. 
    Small Spaces by Katherine Arden
    Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendships by Irene Latham and Charles Waters
    The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon
    Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead. 
    Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot's World War II Story by Marc Tyler Nobleman
    Inkling by Kenneth Oppel
    Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere by Barb Rosenstock                                                                        Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented by Tanya Lee Stone                                                                                Front Desk by Kelly Yang




    William Allen White

    Award Winners 2020

    Grade 6-8: 

    Restart by Gordon Korman

    Grade 3-5:

    Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

    by Dusti Bowling

    Cover of book Restar by Gordon KormanCover for Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling




    Summer Reading Program at the Wichita Public Library is announced!  Register online starting TODAY (May 1) at their website: 

    Click here for Wichita Public Library website

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    William Allen White Award Vote--Refugee is Hadley's winner!  Soon the overall winner will be released for both levels.  these are always great books to read.  Most are available through the State of Kansas ebook and audiobook apps! Thanks to all students who participated.  We will share the 2020-21 list very soon.

    Book Covers for William Allen White 6-8 grade award for 2019-2020



    Read Across America Summer Reading List

    NEA released the Read Across America Summer Reading List with activities as well as book titles! Remember e-books & audiobooks are free through the Kansas State Library & the Wichita Public Library.  Let me know if you have questions.  msalerno@usd259.netBanner for Read Across America Website

    Read Across America Link

    Wichita Public Library eCard

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    *The e-card provides access to e-books, audiobooks, online databases, and magazines.
    *Students who wish to receive an e-card from the Wichita Public Library follow these instructions:
    *Have an adult call the public library at 316-261-8500, 10 am -6 pm Mon-Sat
    *Provide student's personal details-name, birthday, address, phone number, e-mail address
    *The e-Card will be mailed to the student
         The card expires in early June 2020 and can be extended by an in-person visit to the library
    *For more information, visit the Wichita Public
         Library website: https://www.wichitalibrary.org/

    You may contact the Hadley Librarian at 316-973-7830 and leave a message or email Mrs. Salerno at msalerno@usd259.net

    State of Kansas eLibrary


    One of the best resources we have in Kansas is the State of Kansas elibrary. 

    Offered are databases, ebooks, audiobooks, genealogy, learning other languages, and many other resources.

    If the computer identifies as a Kansas computer, you already have access to the site.  Visit:  www.kslib.info

    • For access to eBooks and/or audiobooks, you need a State of Kansas eCard: email our librarian Mrs.Salerno
    • msalerno@usd259.net  to get set up:

    Please provide this information for each individual account:

    • Complete first and last name and middle initial
    • Birthdate
    • An email address for each individual who wants access.

    Wichita Public library has this access, too.  If you have a WPL card you can set it up from their website. 

    Best Wishes!

    PS:  Students with books checked out should keep them (and enjoy reading the books) until next year when they can be turned into a Wichita School library.  There are no fines.