April and May Library News

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BOOK FAIR

The PAWS FOR BOOKS Scholastic book fair is coming!! Please email Mrs. Gibbs (gibbso@santarosa.k12.fl.us) if you are able to help! We need volunteers to help students shop and to run the registers.


4 opportunities for students to shop...

4) Online Fair

Look for a flyer coming home with a information about our online fair. Books can be purchased from our unique Book Fair URL and will be delivered straight to school with no shipping costs.

Battle of the Books

The Battle of the Books is a competition for 3rd-5th graders put on by Santa Rosa County. OBE Students have had the opportunity to read from the selected list of SSYRA books since the beginning of the school year.


Each 3rd-5th grade class that chooses to have a Battle of the Books team will compete in the preliminary rounds on Tuesday, May 8th in the OBE cafeteria. Teams must consist of 3-5 students from the same class. The winning 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade team will compete Wednesday, May 9th to determine a team that will represent OBE at the county competition in Milton on Thursday, May 17th.


Questions all begin with the phrase, "In what book..." Answers are book titles from the 15 SSYRA books.

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Tuesday, April 24th, 5-7pm -- Last Family Library Checkout of this school year

End of the Year Important Dates

Friday, May 11th- Last day to checkout library books


Week of May 14th- Turn in all books for a book buck!


Friday, May 18th- Last day to turn in library books

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Box Tops for Education

Please continue to save your Box Tops and to use the Box Top Bonus App!

More information about this program can be found here. All money earned from Box Tops goes straight to buying new books.

Box Tops can be turned in at any time. It is helpful if they are trimmed closely and in a Ziploc with your student's name and teacher.

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Summer Checkout Dates will be Announced Soon!