LIBRARY - Valley View Elementary
This month we'll practice for Battle of the Books and continue to send home sign-up forms and information about BofB. Teams will practice during 1st or Lunch recess every Friday -If they choose. Anyone can earn coins for reading or listening to BofB books and filling out "Book Blurbs"- you don't have to be on a team.
We will also be enjoying more books and learning more library skills and literary skills.
We will talk about our School to School school in Zambia and get to know them a little better and their culture. This is ongoing all year.
Some students are performing Readers Theaters throughout the year.
Library Hours- During the School Year
The library is open any time Mrs. Thorpe is IN the library (which is most of the time, during school). Come on in and check-in and out books - even if I have a class (2-6).
Specific times when I don't have a class: COME ON IN!
Monday: 8:45 - 9:25am & 3:30 - 3:45pm Tuesday: 8:45 -9:25am & 2:00 - 3:45pm
Wednesday: 8:45-10:15 & 3:30-3:45pm
Thursday: 8:45-11:30 & 3:30-3:45pm
Friday: 8:45-11:00 & 1:00-1:45pm
Except for a once a month district
meeting on Friday morning.
The mission of the Valley View library is to enrich and support the educational programs of our school.
To help our students become enthusiastic about reading for fun and for learning and to develop literacy and research skills. The philosophy is to foster a love of reading and learning. “Read, Learn, Discover, Inspire!"
Click on the TABS above for Catalogs, Information & more FUN
Welcome to the
Valley View Library!
Parent Rights to Restrict Books for Their Student
A parent desiring to restrict their own child's access to specific library books or materials shall submit the request in writing -to the library professional at Valley View Elementary school.
February 12 - 16
2nd - 6th Battle of the Books Practice Battles
K - 1st Reading interactive books and talking about parts of a book.
Team Practices in the Library every Friday 1st and/or Lunch Recess
BOOK BLURBs for COINS
DUE by February 29th
You do not have to be on a team to earn coins by reading Battle Books & filling out Blurbs.
More information about BofB, Blurbs,
Donate "Stuff to our Library Store and Volunteer for the BofB Tournament
THIS YEAR IN THE LIBRARY
Kids & Cultures of the world! "Kids Training for the Human Race"
We will get to know and understand each other better and learn where we are from through books and Culture Shares
KIDS & CULTURES - LETTER TO PARENTS & GUARDIANS
We are also doing a "School to School"
partnership with a school in Zambia!!
The School is Henry Kapata Primary School in Kasama, Zambia, on the African Continent.
We are so excited to get to share with them and get to know them and things about their culture. New friends, YAY!
12 - 14 year old class
Places to read books - or be read to:
SORA Districts Free e-books,
audio books and read-a-longs.