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"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." — Groucho Marx




    SMS Battle of the Books

    Friday March 1


    @ Silverado Library


    Planning Meetings (2:20-3:00 in the library):

    • February 1
    • February 15 
    • February 22


    Battle of the Books

    America's Battle of the Books is a fun competition held in many schools and districts nationwide each year. Students have an opportunity to read great books from an approved reading list and form teams to compete by answering questions about the books they have read, Family Feud style. Watch this web page for ongoing information about preparations for the epic battle, upcoming in March 2018!

    Battle of the Books official book list

    America's Battle of the Books Official Website



    Volunteer Opportunities

    If you are interested in volunteering to help with upcoming events sponsored by the Silverado Library, please contact Mrs. Vargas via email at, or the office. Thanks for serving our students!


    Silverado Library
    Daily Hours:
    Monday  7:30 - 2:15
    Tuesday - Friday  7:30 - 3:15
    The Silverado Library is open daily during school hours as well as before and after school. Students may check out books and magazines and use a computer or chrome book with a current Silverado ID. Students will also find copies of classroom texts and an extensive reference section available to help complete homework tasks while in the library.


    **BLAST -- Bears Library After School Time**
    BLAST provides a supervised study environment after school with the benefits of library services such as research materials, computer use, collaborative opportunities with other students and check out of materials. Students who come to the library after school will be asked to sign in and sign out but permission slips are not required.
    BLAST Hours:
    Monday  1:10 - 2:15
    Tuesday - Friday  2:06 - 3:15  

    Silverado Middle School

    2525 Country Club Dr.

    Roseville, CA 95747



    Library/Media Specialist:

    Linda Vargas