Speed Date Your Next Book!

The next two days are always the best days in the library. For the past few years we have had all of the 8th grade students come into the library to selected a nonfiction American history book for a book report. We have selected only the best books for students to “date” tomorrow and hopefully enjoy for a few days on their own. Continue reading “Speed Date Your Next Book!”

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New Books Coming Soon…

We have been spending sometime reading reviews of the newest books coming out this fall. Just finished watching a webinar over the new releases this fall. Check out a preview HERE and let us know what you are excited to read.

 

The Great Britannica Information Scavenger Hunt

THIS WEEK OUR students are participating in the annual Great Britannica Information Scavenger Hunt. Our school has not participated prior to this year but we are excited to join the masses. We are fortunate to have a subscription to Britannica School online for our students to utilize for their research and for this scavenger hunt. We will finish up with all of our students tomorrow but thus far it is a safe estimate that over 100 will be eligible for the prizes. To be come eligible students must ace the hunt which is 5 questions this year. They their name is entered into the drawing for the prizes. Two students will receive a $50 gift card Continue reading “The Great Britannica Information Scavenger Hunt”

New Nonfiction

How to Handle CyberbullyingWE RECENTLY REVIEWED many of our nonfiction titles and considered them for weeding. This process can be difficult but we like to know what our readers are wanting to read in nonfiction and want is currently. Many books were deleted from the catalog for lack of interest and circulation over the past 5-10 years. Through this process we found several books that fit many current event issues that may need a little more attention that usual. For example Continue reading “New Nonfiction”

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