UES Media Minute

News and happenings in the UES Media Center -- Jan/Feb 2016

Welcome!

Welcome to the UES Media Minute! Please click on the links and view photos below to see what we have been up to in the Media Center! Also keep scrolling down to find info about Capstone ebooks, Science Fair project ideas and your chance to volunteer in the library or donate materials for our very own UES Makerspace!

Global School Playday 2016 was a huge success!

On Wednesday, February 3, UES students who were lucky enough to have Media on Wednesday, joined thousands of students world wide to participate in Global School Play day! To find what this event is all about click here.

UES has Amazing Parent Volunteers!

Thank you so much for all of the parents who volunteer in the Media Center! You all make it possible for me to do what I do without going insane! Your help is very much appreciated! If you are not currently volunteering but are interested, check out the schedule here and contact me!

Capstone Ebooks!

Don't forget we have over 130 capstone ebooks that students can read any time, regardless of how many UES library books they have checked out! Click on the capstone icon off of the Media Center homepage or go to mycapstonelibrary.com and login in with the username ues and the password read

Looking for an idea for the Science Fair?

Try Science Flix and/or Sirs Discoverer Science Fair Explorer! These two resources are found right off of our Media Center Homepage!


Science Flix login: uesfcps password: flix click on the blue "Experiments" tab

SIRS Discoverer login: fcpsues and password: ues scroll down and click on the microscope icon.

Makerspaces!

There is a maker movement among school and public libraries and UES wants to join! Do you have any legos or kinnex that your kids have outgrown and want to donante? The Media Center will happily take these gently used maker items! We hope to begin collecting items for our UES Media Center makerspace as the year goes on.