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Library Hours and Info
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Late Start Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.   

LIbrary Rules

 "What behaviors we expect from STUDENTS in the library....

 

  • Food and drink - No food or liquids, other than clear water, are allowed.
     
  • Electronic devices - According to school policies, the use of cell phones and other electronic devices are not allowed.
     
  • Noise level - Small groups talking softly are acceptable. Groups are limited to the four-chair-per-table guideline. Appropriate noise level shall be determined by library staff.
     
  • Physical behaviorQuiet behaviors that promote an academic environment are expected at ALL times in the library to maintain an atmosphere condusive to learning.
     
  • ViolationsViolations of any and/or all of the above will result in a student being asked to leave the library for the remainder of that day. A repeat offense will result in loss of additional library privileges or administrative consequences.

Library Policies

Computer Use Policy:

Computers are for school-related work and School Loop access only. See the T. R. Smedberg Middle School Student Handbooks for the Elk Grove Unified School District's Acceptable Use Policy for computers.

  • Students must have a School ID or other Photo ID to use a computer at the library.
    (Student may also get a note from a teacher if no school ID or photo ID is available)
  • Students must check-in at the computer desk to be assigned a computer.
  • Students may print-out their computer work at the library. 

Library Book Lending Policy:

  • Up to 2 library books can be checked out for three weeks; most books can be renewed twice only.
  • Photo ID cards are required to check out books at the library.
  • Students with overdue books or fines may NOT continue to check out books. Payment plans are available for lost items and fines.
  • No fines are charged for overdue days, as long as the book is returned to the library.

 

     


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Students working on our Makerspace project

Students finding the correct matches

Working on the project

looking good!

Finished Project

student creating valentine cards during Makerspace February

students being creative

may

Attn. 8th Grade Students:  
 ALL TEXTBOOKS, CORE NOVELS, LIBRARY BOOKS MUST BE CHECKED-IN to participate in promotion!


IMPORTANT DATES:

Tuesday, May 15 - Art Show in the library - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22 - MANDANTORY 8th grade parent meeting
in the main gym -  
three sessions: 
 6:00 p.m.
 6:20 p.m.
 6:40 p.m.

MONDAY, MAY 21 - WEDNESDAY, 23 TEXTBOOK WEEK 
ALL TEXTBOOKS & LIBRARY BOOKS MUST BE CHECKED-IN!



april

*Scholastic ONLINE book fair continues through April 13
             (Click link) 

*April 23:  Last day to renew or check-out a library book!

*summerSacramento Public Library Summer Reading Program:
Learn about this summer's reading program on
Wednesday, April 25. 
Just come to the 
library during your lunch to meet Teen Librarian, Elsie Mak, who will explain this year's program with it's incentives and prizes! 
 Don't miss out on an early start to your summer reading!
                                                  


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Scholastic Book Fair:

Monday, April 2, 2018 - Friday, April 6, 2018 
*Monday is TEACHER PREVIEW day, ALL DAY LONG!  
We open at 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 every day.

**ONLINE BOOK FAIR - March 26 - April 13 **

Check out the Scholastic Spring Catalog here

Book Fair Banner

Below are books PREVIEWED by our students.  These books are available at the spring SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR.

Just click on the book cover to hear their review:


book chatBOOK CHAT   BOOK CHAT 2  

book cover

book cover  book chat   

book chat

                         

                                  




 Here are some other highlighted books also available at the book fair:
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WINNERS 
Makayla S, Zachary J., Elizabeth G., Lyric H., Dharon S., & Svetlana K.



*
Quarter 3 Textbook Check-in:
Tuesday, March 6 - Science Textbooks ALL DAY
Thursday, March 8 -
Social Science Textbooks ALL DAY

*Quarter 4 Textbook Check-out:
BRING YOUR ID AND/OR YOUR QUARTER 4 SCHEDULE!

Monday, March 12 - Science Textbooks ALL DAY
Tuesday, March 13 - Social Science Textbooks ALL DAY


 


february



T.R. SMEDBERG'S ART SHOW

Here are some pictures of this year's art show held in the library on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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cubes

February is NATIONAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH.


To understand the African American experience in America and to highlight some famous people from various walks of life, we are running a MATCH GAME CHALLENGE in the library.

Rules:
*You may enter ONCE a week
*Challenge ends February 28, 2018
*Turn in your answer sheet at LUNCH ONLY
*Correct answers = sweet treat AND...your name will be entered in a drawing to win a FREE BOOK!

Procedures:

Go to the library bulletin board for answer sheets & matches

BHMonth

There are only 4 correct answers EACH WEEK
Match the QUOTE with the PERSON - you may use books and/or the internet


CONGRATULATIONS to:
 Svetlana, Jade, Thomas and Karmen for scoring 100% all 4 weeks of the Black History Match Game!


MAKERSPACE

What is MAKERSPACE

It's a SPACE designated for your to MAKE stuff!
  
Come to the library during your lunch and spend some time on one of these 3 activities:

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*Mosaic sticker postersignmosaic
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Can you guess what this mosaic is yet...?

mosaicMOSAIC

Almost finished...

MOSAIC
FINAL PRODUCT!
 
*Color your own bookmarkbookmarksbookmarks
*Create Valentine's day cards
cards
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Valentine card
  
valentine cards 

Makerspace ends:
 Wednesday, February 14, 2018

 


New Year 2018

This month's LIBRARY CHALLENGE:

We are gearing up for the Winter Olympics at the Library!
This month's library challenge tests your knowledge about winter Olympic sports, this year's location, mascot, and US athletes that will be competing.  All answers can be found on the library's bulletin board.


Come enter January's library challenge through the end of the month and earn a sweet treat.


 

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