LOSD Library News

January 6, 2020

Library book pickup offered at all schools!

All 10 of our schools are now offering library book pickup - request books and then come by for curbside or lobby pickup. To get started, go to your library's home page (top right on your school homepage menu) and look for the banner across the top.


Our library staff is braving the elements to give our students and families access to print books - also see our digital collections, including Sora Digital Library and Tumblebooks.

World Read Aloud Day Feb. 3

Free Author Visits for World Read Aloud Day on Feb. 3


Teachers! Arrange for an author for a free "Zoom visit" on World Read Aloud Day, which is February 3, 2021.


Or your library staff/district librarians can help set it up.


All the details about how to participate and connect with an author are provided on author Kate Messner’s website: https://katemessner.com/virtual-author-visit-read-alouds-for-world-read-aloud-

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New LOSD Resource - Learn360 Video

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Teachers and students now have full access to Learn360's streaming video service - lots of great clips and full-length videos from educational sources, plus games, activities, and more. Sources include A&E, BBC, etc.

This is the link: bit.ly/360lo

Log in with LOSD Google accounts


We are also turning off our World Book Encyclopedia online access. However, for reference materials, we have these database options:

Gr. 6-12: Gale databases (password: lakeoswego).

K-5: Gale in Context Elementary (password: lakeoswego).

Free Webinar on Virtual Field Trips

When: January 20th at 3 pm

What: Teachers, come learn tips and tricks for facilitating Virtual Field Trips.

Registration (free): https://forms.gle/KMv3e6fKMGMfJwrN7. Receive a recording if you can't attend live.

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LOSD Gr. 3-5 Book Club: Now reading My Beijing

LOSD Virtual Libraries

Find links to all 10 school library catalogs - eBooks, audiobooks, Curbside Pickup information & more!

Tumblebooks (Elementary Students & Families)

Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated storybooks and read-alongs. Readers can follow along with the narration or read at their own pace.
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