Whitman Middle School Library

Where everyone is Welcome!


Ms. Macer
Shelly Sharp Macer, Librarian

Shelly Sharp Macer,

If you are sick…Please use the hold system if you are home ill.

  • Sign into Destiny Discover with your SPS username and password and then place holds.
  • Send me an email notifying me that you have placed a hold.
  • Pick up books in the main office.

Students who are on campus are no long placing holds.

Need book recommendations: email me at

Whitman MS Library FAQs

  • Three weeks
  • You may renew them once IF you are signed in to Destiny Discover

Return to the yellow bin with pawprints on it.

  • Three book limit for the first two weeks
  • Up to six at a time once everyone has come through the library
  • When you bring back books, you can check out more books

Wildcats Read is a list of FANTASTIC books that we will highlight for the year.

Visit Wildcats Read webpage to see the full list.

Yes, every student has access to eBooks through Whitman and Seattle Public Library. I will help 6th graders signed up for eBooks. Students use Library Link or their personal library cards to access SPL eBooks. Click on the Library Link hyperlink below.

Books, Reading Websites and BookTalks

If you liked this, then read these…

Interior view of the school library

If you liked this, then read these.  Book recommendations based on popular novels. 

Check out these book recommendations to keep you busy and change the world.

Adult Book Recommendations

Are you an adult, parent, who needs book recommendations? Are you a student looking for a great present for the adults in your life? Check out these book recs that are paired with middle grade and teen books as well. 

Adult Book Recommendations paired with MG and YA Books – Dec. 2020

Adult Book Recommendations – May 2021


First Chapter Friday Videos

Please log into the Library Schoology page for First Chapter Friday videos. 

Look for this Schoology page. Contact Ms. Macer if you can’t find it.

Reading Websites

Find great books by popping into any of these websites. 

This is a huge list How Kids Lit is Responding

National Book Club for Kids 

RH Author Lessons for some of our favorite books & authors (Nic Stone, etc.)

Search our catalog or get advice from these great websites.
We Need Diverse Books
Epic Reads
Mighty Girl Books
Seattle Public Library Teen Choices

LGBTQ Collections


Need ideas based on themes and issues such as #MeToo, Immigration, Social Justice? View our Resource Lists and  Copy Categories for titles and themes.

Banned Books

Free People Read Freely

Additional Links