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Welcome to the
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Library
201 East Germantown Pike - Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
 610.825.1500 

The PWHS library is a remarkable place. It is an essential location to research, learn, read, and collaborate. 

It is one of the most vibrant spaces in the school.  We welcome you to visit and discover for yourself all that the library has to offer.

Library Staff 

Patricia Basketbill  Ext. 1942
Barbara Hoffman Ext. 1941
Caitlin Mulroy Ext. 1940
 
  
HOURS
Monday  7:00AM-5:00PM
Tuesday  7:00AM-5:00PM
Wednesday 7:00AM-5:00PM 
Thursday 7:00AM-5:00PM 
Friday  7:00AM-2:20PM 
 
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READING OLYMPICS      

Love to read?  The Reading Olympics club is open to all students at PWHS. We welcome you to stop by the library to get the details and to find out the next meeting date.  

 

 
TOP READS 
 
The American Library Association
The Young Adult Services Association (YALSA) division presents the top 10 books of 2012 (voted on by over 9,000 teens across the country): 
 
  • The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson (HarperCollins Publishers)
  • Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen (Penguin Group)
  • Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King (Little Brown & Co.)
  • Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall (Lee & Low Books)
  • Shine by Lauren Myracle (Abrams/Amulet Books)
  • A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness(Candlewick Press)
  • Between Shdes of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (Penquin Group)
  • The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Inc.)
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (Little, Brown)
  • How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr (Little, Brown)
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    From the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association:
     
     
      Enclave by Ann Aquirre (Feiwel & Friends)
    Chopsticks: A Novel by Jessica Anthony & Corral Rodrigo (Penquin)
    A Plague Year by Edward Bloor (Knopf)
    Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue (Little, Brown)
    The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Dutton)
    Stay With Me by Paul Griffin (Dial Books)
    Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach (Sourcebooks Fire)
    Try Not to Breathe by Jennifer R. Hubbard (Viking-Penquin)
    Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri & Jesse Joshua Watson (Candlewick)
    Trapped by Michael Northrop (Scholastic)
    Delirium by Lauren Oliver (Harper)
    Anna and the French Kill by Stephanie Perkins (Dutton)
    Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber (Houghton Mifflin)
    Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow (Harper Teen)
    The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices From the Titantic by Allan Wolf (Candlewick)
     
    2012-2013 PA YOUNG READER'S CHOICE WINNER:  
    THE FAULT IN OUR STARS BY JOHN GREEN
     
      
      
    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
     
    Do you enjoy reading?  Are you organized?  Do you need volunteer hours for NHS or another group?  Are you creative?
    If you can answser yes to any of these questions,the library welcomes you as a volunteer. We will work with your schedule, whether it be before schoool, during I block, or after school.  Stop by and speak with any staff member for more information.
     
     
     
    As always, let us know if you have recommendations for library materials which you think others might also enjoy.
     
     

     

     

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