Monthly Archives: March 2016

BIG NEWS!!!!

Author  Liesl Shurtliff  to visit Wescott 3rd – 5th graders on 4/29!!! Liesl Shurtliff, author of the very popular books Rump: the True Story of Rumpelstiltskin, and Jack: the True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk, is coming to Wescott to present to 3rd – 5th graders … Continue reading

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The Book Fair is Coming!

The spring book fair is coming!  The fair will be held the week we get back from spring break.  The library will follow the same basic schedule as the fall fair: Monday April 4th, the library will be open for … Continue reading

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Mad for Books at Wescott!

Book Madness in the library! 3rd-5th grade students have been participating in Book Madness, a tournament of the most popular books at Wescott.  Students nominated books for the brackets, and have been voting on each round of the tournament.  Everything has … Continue reading

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New Maker Space – Building with Straws!

This month we are going to try a project that might require students to spend more time in the library.  This month, students will be building with straws.  I saw some amazing large structures online, and I thought our students … Continue reading

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And the Winners Are …

Students in grades 1-5 have been working hard all school year to read books nominated for the Illinois Reader’s Choice Awards.  Last week students finally voted, and the results are in!   Students in 1st and 2nd grade voted for … Continue reading

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