The Osprey Nest News
A NEWSLETTER FOR DIS PARENTS, STUDENTS, AND TEACHERS
Celebrate the holidays, or honor a child's birthday, a special event like a wedding or anniversary, or the memory of a friend or loved one by becoming an Osprey Library Partner. The Media Center has brand-new books for you to place an inscription inside to honor that special person and donate to our library collection. After a donation is made, you can be the first person to checkout the new book! See Mrs. Friedman or Mrs. Parent to choose a book or browse the available choices below. Make checks payable to Daniel Island School. A completed form along with payment must accompany the book(s) you wish to donate.
HOLIDAY BOOK LISTS
- 2014 Guide Book to Gift Books: Over 300 titles, annotated and organized by age group, will help you select the perfect books for giving and receiving this holiday season (you can even download the PDF to your smartphone and have it on hand while shopping).
- Free Kids Books Online: Holiday Edition
- 30 Best Christmas Children's Books
- Common Sense Media's Holiday Books for Kids
If you're looking for a book, and the school library doesn't have it, feel free to use the link above to suggest the title for Mrs. Friedman to purchase! She will look at suggested titles before every new book order. Check the public library too!
- Santa's Bag
- 12 Days of Christmas
- A Charlie Brown Christmas
- How The Grinch Stole Christmas
- Jan Brett’s The Night Before Christmas
- The Berenstain Bears Trim the Tree
- PopOut! The Night Before Christmas
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- Starfall Gingerbread and Starfall Snowman
- Christmas Cookie Maker
- Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights StoryChimes
Parents may use the link above to schedule times to volunteer in the school library. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities, including: processing new books, reading to classes, book fair helpers, straightening shelves, and more!
Our Mission Statement and Philosophy
The mission of the Daniel Island School Library Media Center Program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information and to empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, ethical users of information, and productive users of technology.
The Daniel Island Library Media Center supports the members of the elementary and middle communities in their academic, professional, and personal needs. Through collaboration and integration of information literacy skills, students will be able to function successfully in the 21st-century information society. The Library Media Center promotes reading and provides an educational environment that encourages, inspires, and stimulates students’ interests and appreciation for reading and learning.