D97 Library Newsletter

October/November 2019

Thank you for visiting our monthly newsletter for all teachers, parents, and community members of District 97. Each month, D97 teacher librarians collaborate to bring you useful information, and highlight some of the things our students are learning in our libraries.



We love to hear from you! This month's collaborating teacher librarians:

Katie Noonan from Irving: knoonan@op97.org

Laurie Conley from Whittier: lconley@op97.org

Important Fall Dates

Check out one of these new releases at your school's library!

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Try this: Sketch Noting!

Sketchnoting, also commonly referred to as visual notetaking, is the creative and graphic process where you put thoughts on paper through the use of illustrations, symbols, structures, and texts. It's an engaging, brain-friendly way for students (and adults!) to capture their thinking. Watch the video below to learn more!

Indigenous Peoples' Day and Thanksgiving books

Want a safe, reliable way to research?

Try Infobits or Encyclopedia Britannica! Our library department pays for subscriptions to these resources so that students can access safe, trustworthy information sources! Ask your student or your school librarian for the password!