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LIBRARY NEWS:

The library is CLOSED until September 3 due to textbook distribution
and our SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - August 26-30!

Please bring your student SCHEDULE and ID to school with you everyday !

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Book Fair Days/Hours:
August 26 - August 30
M, T, Th, F = 7:30 - 3:30
W = 8:30 - 3:30

*MONDAY, AUGUST 26 is PREVIEW DAY for PARENTS, STAFF & VOLUNTEERS!  participate in our raffle for a FREE book or item, snacks and water provided


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Important Dates:

MAY 3 - Final day to check-out/renew library books

MAY 23 - ALL 8th GRADE text/library books due



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Scholastic Book Fair is coming!
Click on the pictures above & below for more information

Shop the Book Fair                      Commercials
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Beginning FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019

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Also,
no bills larger than $20 allowed for payment of book fines!

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WOMEN'S HISTORY CHALLENGE

March is Women's History Month and to celebrate we have weekly challenges!
Stop by the library's bulletin board and take the quiz.  Each week there will be a drawing for a FREE BOOK, POSTER OR ITEM.  You will need to use the DATABASE or GOOGLE to find the answers! 

 


St. Patrick's Day Challenge -

*Count the coins in the leprecaun's bowl
*Write down your best guess, your name & grade level
*Fold the paper & drop it in the green ballot box

Contest endsFRIDAY, MARCH 15

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 23
Prizes:  FREE book, poster or item


THANK YOU
to those who attended, participated and supported our POETRY SLAM!

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1st place - Tien Nguyen
2nd place - Mara Sapp
3rd place - James Ho


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Coming this month:
Words Matter
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If you enjoy performing and writing then get ready this month to prepare for our upcoming Poetry Slam! in March!

Print this:  Poetry Slam Registration.pub

Fill it out and turn it in to Ms. Keeler or Mrs. Somers by:
DEADLINE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1
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Black History Month
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 The library honors Black History Month during the month of February with a variety of books on display and a weekly reading/research challenge.  Stop by the library bulletin for details and new quizzes each TUESDAY.  
The name of those students who answer 80% of each quiz correctly, will be entered into a drawing for a FREE book, poster OR item.

 


Happy New Year

Library Reading Challenge:

Can you match the title of the book with the first line?
January's Library Challenge requires students to identify a book by the first few lines.  Correct responses will earn students a sweet treat and a chance to win a FREE book, poster or item such as, pens, pencils, erasers, etc.  Titles change weekly and students can enter once a week for a chances to WIN! 
Don't miss out!  Stop by the Library and enter TODAY!


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READING CHALLENGE:
TYPE up a book review and win a FREE book or poster!
  

You must use this formprint the finished review and give it to Mrs. Somers to be entered in the drawing!

Challenge ends:  Thursday, December 13


Chill out with a Cool Read!  This winter break, enjoy reading two books from the library!  Just stop by with your ID and your books will not be due until JANUARY

Don't forget to get a FREE bookmark also!

 


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We are getting ready for the release of:
 Fantastic Beasts, the Crimes of Grindelwald
November 16th, 2018!  
CLICK BELOW TO SEE THE TRAILER!
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During this week, November 12 - November 16, write down what you are most grateful for this year on a leaf, acorn, or pumpkin cut-out and receive a sweet treat.  Don't forget to put your name on the note so we can add you to our next drawing for a FREE book or poster!

 


November
A time to be grateful for family and friends.
A time to be thankful for those who have and continue to protect our freedom. 

Help celebrate VETERANS DAY by participating in our 
"Why is Veterans Day Important to Me"
Poetry, Painting and Prose activity.

Stop by the library to fill-out an application and to submit your entry.  Due date:  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 @ 3pm

Those entries selected will present them at the assembly on Friday, November 9   

 


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October Reading Challenge

What Book am I reading?

Each week one scary genre will be highlighted.  Match the PROTAGONIST and the PROBLEM with the book to earn a SWEET TREAT. Get 3 out of 6 correct and your name will be entered into our weekly drawing for a FREE POSTER or BOOK!  

 *Stop by the library display to participate. 
*You may participate once a week.  

Our weeks run Thursday to Wednesday 

FIRST WEEK: 
Mystery
October 4 - October 10

SECOND WEEK:  SCIFI
October 11 - October - October 17

THIRD WEEK:  Paranormal
October 18 - October 24

FINAL WEEK:  Horror
October 25 - October 31


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Our library is celebration Banned Books Week 
from September 23rd to 29th, 2018.

Come exercise your First Amendment right and your "Freedom to Read" by checking OUT a Banned Book!   

Watch this video about the 10 most challenged books of 2017.
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September 15th to October 15th!

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. 

Come check-out the books on display @ the library to learn about their cultures & to READ books by some of our favorite Hispanic-American Authors!


Our Scholastic Book Fair:
MONDAY, AUGUST 27 - AUGUST 31
Inside the library
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY
**BACK-TO-SCHOOL-NIGHT - SPECIAL HOURS**:
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30
5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

**Our ONLINE BOOK FAIR**:
AUGUST 20 - SEPTEMBER 7
Here is the link to shop broader choices from toddlers to adults!

CLICK THE BOX BELOW FOR DETAILS!
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The library is CLOSED until September 5, 2018 due to textbook distribution and our SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - August 27-31!

Please bring your student SCHEDULE or ID everyday to school for textbook checkout.


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