Examining 2017 Virginia election results

Want to take a closer look at vote counts or other stats related to the 2017 Virginia elections? Here are some resources for vote counts, maps, data visualizations, etc.:


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Posted by on November 8, 2017 in news


Author visit on Nov. 1 during lunch

Book cover for The Long-lost TrollCome to the library during lunch on Nov. 1st for a reading, conversation, and book signing with fantasy and tech writer, Barry Scott Will, father of MLWGS alumnus Xander Will (Class of 2017).

Barry will be reading from his newly released second novel, The Long Lost Troll.

“Barry Scott Will has written 20 strategy guides for video games across a wide range of genres. His guides have sold several thousand copies and generated more than ten million hits on Web sites such as GameFAQs. His guides have received high praise from readers and won several awards. The Long-Lost Troll is his second novel set in a new type of fantasy world, one where using magic is as common as brushing your teeth” (

So whether you read fantasy books, write fantasy books, or have considered writing about gaming, come to the library this Wednesday.

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Posted by on October 31, 2017 in event, news


New books, scary books, books, books, books!

Celebrate the conclusion of the first nine weeks of school by indulging your IMAGINATION! Drop by the library and select a book from the NEW book display on the circulation desk – including Philip Pullman’s new novel, Book of Dust, and John Green’s new novel, Turtles All the Way Down. OR get in the mood for Halloween with a scary book from the display in front of Ms. DeGroat’s office.  Remember to use the Honor Checkout system if Ms. DeGroat is not in the library to check out your book to you.

scary books for Halloween

New books in the library's collection

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Posted by on October 27, 2017 in book, news


Note-taking for GS10 paper

This version of the Note-taking for Research slideshow  includes information about organizing a Word document for a long-term research project using the following features:

  • Styles (for different levels of headings)
  • Comments
  • Navigation Pane

The short link is,

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Posted by on September 27, 2017 in news, note-taking