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Poetry Cafe

In honor of National Poetry Month, Poetry Cafe is this week in the library! Students and staff are invited to the library during Poetry Cafe to read a favorite poem or two. The library is decorated like a cafe, complete … Continue reading

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Author Visit on May 3rd!

Courtesy of Scholastic Book Fairs, Lauren Tarshis, author of the very popular I Survived series, will be visiting Wescott the morning of Thursday May 3rd! She will be presenting to 3rd & 4th grade students, but all students will be invited to the book signing. Order form … Continue reading

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April is School Library Month

“School Library Month is the American Association of School Librarians’ celebration of school librarians and their programs” and a recognition of “the essential role that strong school library programs play in transforming learning” (from AASL). Here is what New York Times bestselling author, Jason … Continue reading

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Book Fair is Next Week!

The spring book fair is NEXT WEEK! There will be no regular library classes that week due to the book fair.  Here is the schedule: Wednesday, April 11th:  9:00 am-12:00 pm; 1:00-3:00 pm Thursday, April 12th:  8:30 am-12:00 pm; 1:00-4:00 pm; 6:45-8:00 pm Friday, April 13th:  8:30-9:30 am … Continue reading

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And the winner of Book Madness 2018 is …

Check the Book Madness 2018 website for details!  

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Book Madness Update

We are down to our Championship Game this week! Which book will win it all? Will it be …  The Wild Robot or Wonder? The final round of Book Madness voting will close by the end of the school day Friday! … Continue reading

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Book Madness Update: Final Four

We are down to our Final Four this week! Which books will make it to the Championship Round? Will it be …  the Harry Potter series, The Wild Robot, El Deafo, or Wonder? Round 4 of Book Madness voting closed … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month

Celebrate Women’s History Month in your classroom or at home! Visit womenshistorymonth.gov Check out the Women’s History Teaching Resources from the Library of Congress Watch a short video about Women’s History Month from PBS Learning Media, or check out their … Continue reading

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New Maker Space for March

New maker space in the library – dancing birds! Using the pattern provided, students will make a bird dance along a rubber band! Please note: Only students with an official Maker Space pass can be in the maker space. Please let students … Continue reading

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Book Madness Update

Round 1 of Book Madness voting will close by the end of the school day Friday! Check the bulletin board outside the library or the Book Madness Website for the voting results on Monday morning.  Students in grades 3rd-5th are eligible to … Continue reading

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