Glenview Library Letter

December 4, 2014

Hour of Code (December 8-12, 2014)

From Nicole Jimenez: "Hour of Code is December 8th – 12th. We want as many schools (and school libraries!) as possible to celebrate!"

I have several resources and lesson plans for teaching students to code. I would love to work with you and your class on an introduction to coding this week! Please let me know if you would like to schedule a lesson for Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday. Check out the video below from

The Hour of Code is here

Notes from the Library...

The Library is now on Twitter and Instagram! @GlenviewLibrary
  • All Library books will be due before Winter Break.
  • Please email both Mara and me if you have a new student who needs a library card. We often have students come and tell us they need a new card just because they left it at home or in another classroom. We are trying to encourage student accountability through the Responsible Reader program, and if students lose or ruin their library card, they won't be eligible to check out the brand new books. Thanks!
  • Please check out the box outside the library doors and take anything you might use. More VHS tapes will be added this week.

Fall Semester Due Dates

Monday, December 15: All preK and K books due

Tuesday, December 16: All 1st and 2nd books due

Wednesday, December 17: All 3rd and 4th books due

Friday, December 19: All faculty and staff books due

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Quote of the Week

"Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn."

-Stephen Hawking

Glenview Library... More than just books!

Items available for teachers:

Professional Collection-- located in the Conference Room near the library entrance

Playaways (audiobooks)-- on Playaway display rack

Big Books-- located in the Library Office/Workroom

DVDs-- located in the Library Conference Room

Books on tape-- located in the Library Office/Workroom

These resources for teachers are getting weeded and reorganized so that all items are relevant and easy to find. DVDs have been moved to the Conference Room, and VHS tapes will soon be weeded. Digital cameras, a video camera, and clickers will soon be available for checkout.

Weeded items are in a box right outside the library doors. Please feel free to take whatever you would like!

Glenview Library Website

With information for students, teachers, and parents.

Glenview Library Schedule

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Glenview Library OPAC

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