LIBRARY - Valley View Elementary

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Media Specialist
Lori Thorpe 

Library Hours: 
The library is open any time Mrs. Thorpe is there (which is most of the time, during school).  Come on in and check-in and out books - even if I have a class.

Specific times when I don't have a class (come on in) :
Monday - Friday 8:30-10:00am
Monday - Thursday 3:25-3:45pm

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We will be doing Battle of the Book Practice Battles all Month for part of library class.

Reference Books:
WORDS WORDS WORDS! Dictionary & Thesaurus - what they are & how to use them. 
Song Word Change

Making your writing better with more interesting words.

Boris ate a Thesaurus by Neil Klayman

JANUARY 10 - 14
Reference Books:  Encyclopedia, Atlas & Almanacs-what & how to use.
  Reference Book game
K-1 Feelings Books & Video--

Show those feelings  book activity

JANUARY 17 - 21
Share Your Favorite Books- Commercial

JANUARY 24 - 28
Authors & Illustrators
Your Must Read Book!
Book: The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors Author: Drew Daywalt  Illustrated: Rex Adam


JANUARY 31 - February 4

SEL Boot Camp
Books: I Am Yoga & I Am Peace  by Susan Verde with Emily Arrow Songs.

Relaxation Exercises 


School Library Mission Statement

  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!"

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Welcome to the Valley View Library!

District School Libraries -Parent Information Sheet

Library This Week for website

Short Week
Your Favorite Books
Creating a Commericial to share your favorite book--convince us we should read it too!

Our Choice Boards

Choice Boards
Join the FUN! Reading,Learning,Making,
Coding, Art Technology & more!

         ART Choice Board     Virtual Maker Space     Coding Choice Board K-3                                                                                             Coding Choice Board 3-6

           Places to read books-or be read to:

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SORA   Districts Free e-books, audio                  books and read-a-longs

           Battle of the Books  2021-22

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      Battle of the Books Lists 
Kinder-1st    2nd    3rd-4th   5th-6th  

"Book Blurbs" fill out after you read a battle book -
     to earn "coins" to spend at the Reading Store: 

                                2nd Grade Book Blurb          3rd - 6th  Book Blurb       

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SUGGEST BOOKS for our library 

and Mrs. Thorpe will see if we can get them!  

Library Event Highlights

For Battle of the Books students are reading and earning coins to spend at the library store in March.
Teams are practicing for the Battles--