Welcome to the Newman Media Center!

Tumblebook Library

  Quest library catalog

5th Grade Book Bonanza Projects

Summer Reading Lists:

Grades K-1 Suggestions
Grades 2-3 Suggestions
Grades 4-5 Suggestions
Grade 5 High Rock Summer Reading Requirements

Newbery Medal Books Reading List

Evaluating Websites
The Shelver Game

Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Book Spine Poetry

Nursery Rhyme Poetry

Bill Harley Performs

Bill Harley Performs

Second Grade Student Poems

Needham Public Library Catalog

school library month

In celebration of school Library month 5th grade students at Newman School created 3 minute videos using the program

iMovie to tell why they belong at their school library. These videos were uploaded to SchoolTube

It's always time for.... READING!

Newman Media Center

The Newman Media Center supports students, staff, and the greater Newman community by:

  • providing lessons and materials to support the curriculum
  • promoting skills and critical thinking to locate, evaluate, and use information
  • supporting a lifelong love of reading

Student Information and Media/Technology Skills

Students in grades K-5 visit the library once a week for a media lesson and book circulation. Students are welcome any time with permission from their teachers in order to do research or choose a book to read.

The Media Center curriculum has three strands: Literacy, Research, and Technology , in accordance with the Needham Public Schools and addresses the Needham Public Schools Media and Technology Standards. Media classes relate to the units of study in individual classrooms,and teachers may bring their classes to the media center beyond the weekly scheduled class time.


Contact Us

Jennifer Murray, Librarian

Juliana Jarvis, Librarian

Judy Mattarazzo, Elementary Library Support Assistant

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