Lots is happening with the media center in October. 

The Scholastic Book Fair:
Our annual fair is being held October 1-5th in the Little Theater before and after school, and during parent-teacher conferences.  This is a terrific opportunity to get some great books.

The 6th grade LA classes will have the following presentations:
*October 2-5:  Mrs. Heath will share 2 great Beehive nominees: The Dragon with the Chocolate 
                        Heart and Word of Mouse.
*October 15-19 & October 29-November 2nd: Mrs. Heath share some terrific spooky stories

The 7th grade LA classes will do the following things during their scheduled visits:
*October 8-10: Classes will just take care of their library business = check-ins, renewals,
                      and getting new books.
*October 22-26: Mrs. Leany will share some scary books with the classes.

Halloween - Wednesday, October 31st:
* We will have some fun games to play before school and will have a Halloween backdrop available all day so students can take selfies with their friends. With all the students in costumes, these pictures are always lots of fun.

September has been a terrific month in the library. We got our "Pillars of Learning" up - with fun learning activities for students, and we have also had some great library lessons for our Language Arts classes.
September 4th-6th:
           The 6th grade LA classes learned how to find a fiction book using the library's Online Public
           Access Catalog (OPAC).
September 11th-14th:
           The 7th grade LA classes learned the characteristics of a Science Fiction book and how to find
            one of this genre using the library's Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).

September 18th - 20th:
           The 6th grade LA classes will get a super Book Fair preview - with the fair being the first
           week of October, this comes at a super time.
September 25-27th:
           The 7th grade LA classes will also get a super Book Fair preview and will also be able to
            sign-up as a member of the book fair's student crew. Students who sign-up for 2 shifts will
            earn a free paperback from a special collection.

Welcome back to Lava Ridge; this is going to be a great year. The Media Center is the place to be to find great books; to have fun with the topics you're learning in your Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies classes; and to hang out with friends, study, and - of course - read - read - read.

Our 6th and 7th Language Arts Classes will have scheduled visits every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The 6th grade will come one week, and the 7th grade will come the next. Besides checking out books, classes will receive interesting and helpful activities.

Tuesday, August 21st: The library opens -

The Library will be open each school day from 7:15-2:30

August 21st - August 23rd: The 6th LA classes will come for the first time to receive an interesting and informative library procedures' orientation

August 28th - August 31st: The 7th LA classes will have their first visits where they'll review the library procedures they learned in 6th grade and will receive their 7th grade orientation.