Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Stock up for Summer Reading!

We are in the midst of getting the library in great shape for next year.  Thanks to all of you who have returned your books! Overdue slips will be coming home this week. Please know that books can be checked out for the entire summer beginning June 8th-10th on a parent account.

Please consider participating in our annual Summer Reading Program.  Summer Reading Forms will be heading your way via your classroom teacher.  Forgot your form?  Find it here.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

OBOB Titles for 2015-2016

You might be surprised just how many of the OBOB titles you have already read!  As always we have stocked our library with additional copies of each title. Take a look and come by June 8-10 to check out your summer books with permission from your parents.

3-5 Grade Division


·      Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year by Bill Harley
·      Diamond Willow by Helen Frost
·      Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
·      Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo
·      How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
·      The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
·      A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
·      Mission Unstoppable by Dan Gutman
·      Mountain Dog by Margarita Engle
·      No Talking by Andrew Clements
·      Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell
·      The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne Selfors
·      The Shadows by Jacqueline West
·      Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
·      What Was Ellis Island? by Patricia Brennan Demuth
·      What Was the March on Washington? by Kathleen Krull


Monday, May 4, 2015

New Books in the Library!

Follow this link to see some of our new books here in the library. . .or even better come by and visit us!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

National Poetry Month in the Lower School Library

We are celebrating National Poetry Month here in the Lower School Library in many different ways!  In addition to the usual display and exploration of fantastic poetry, students will receive their own short poem to keep and share with others (did you know April 30 is Poem in Your Pocket Day?).  Fourth graders in Mrs. Taylor’s class are creating their own poems on International Literacy Association’s Word Mover site.  Create your own poetry here!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

5th Graders Share Their Love of Books

In celebration of School Library Month, and to help kick off next week’s first annual Lou Fernandez Literary Festival, fifth graders during their Library classes have been creating “book love” projects—book trailers, posters, and interactive presentations—to share out their favorite books with the OES community.  Highlights will be shared at this week’s Lower School assembly, and next week we will be sharing the book trailers here on the blog.