…and we have another winner!

Congratulations  Kaya, winner of the Historical Fiction genre raffle!  The genre we are focusing  on in May is Mystery!   Happy Reading!


Poem in Your Pocket Day!

Fifth  graders celebrated Poem in Your Pocket Day this year  by  illustrating poems of their choice and then sharing these poems and illustrations with their classmates.  This  creative and  engaging  program was  organised and run by our wonderful  library student and  volunteer  Ms. Chelsea Woods.

Rapper, Ben Wheeless to visit!

 We are excited to announce that Ben Wheeless  will be visiting this coming week to help  the sixth grade celebrate Literacy  and National Poetry month!

Pottermore opens to everyone!

Pottermore, the eagerly anticipated online site based on J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter books, is now open to everyone!

Here is a sneak preview:

Andrea Pinkney to visit via skype!

We are excited that award-winning author, Andrea Pinkney will be visiting the lower school via skype at the end of this month!   We have many wonderful  books by Ms Pinkney in the library.   Start thinking about what questions you would like to ask her when she comes.

You can read a short biography of Ms Pinkney here and watch a video in which she and her husband Brian Pinkney introduce their book Sit-in: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down . 

Local Poet to visit!

Local poet, performer, and youth advocate Elijah Brown will be visiting this month to help us celebrate Poetry and Literacy Month!  Mr Brown will perform his poetry for grades 6-8  and run a poetry workshop with the 8th graders.

You can watch some videos of him performing  here.

Thank you Parents!

Many thanks to the Parents Organization for the awesome books donated  to the library from the recent Book Fair!