Wilshire Library News

February 2020


At Wilshire, we promote literacy, and empower students to become critical thinkers by providing opportunities for exploration, creativity, and discovery.

Last Month Highlights

January was full of fun activities. Here are just some of those highlights!

Holocaust Remembrance Week

Students from all grade-levels listened to empathy-building stories and participated in lessons geared towards inclusion, compassion, friendship, and being an upstander.

Let it Snow!

We may not get much snow in San Antonio, but we sure had fun with snow-themed activities!

Happening this Month

February 3-7: Scholastic Book Fair (days and times below)

February 17: Student Holiday (Presidents Day)

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Scholastic Book Fair

Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child’s reading habits.

Book Fair dates/hours:

Monday/Wednesday/Thursday: 8:00-4:00

Tuesday: 8:00-5:30; The book fair will be re-open following the PTA meeting/performance

Friday: 8:00-11:00

Two NEW shopping options! Book Fair eWallet is a safe and convenient digital payment option for your student to shop the Fair cash-free. If you’re not able to attend the Fair, try our new online shopping. We’ve partnered with the Scholastic Store to offer over 6,000 products that ship directly to home (with free shipping on book-only orders of $25 or more)! Visit our homepage to get started:

We hope to see you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school.


Here are the number of checkouts for the month of December:

Pre K: 82

Kinder: 89

1st Grade: 50

2nd Grade: 275

3rd Grade: 190

4th Grade: 206

5th Grade: 208

Staff: 104

Total: 1,204

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Come by the library anytime, to sign up for a library card or learn more about how to check out eBooks on Sora!