Love Your Library

It's February!

Have you checked out electronic books or audiobooks from Overdrive?

NEVER be without something to read! You can check out books or audiobooks from our district's Overdrive library catalog (one of the biggest school collections in the country!) onto any WiFi enabled device. On a computer go to our library webpage and click on the link. On a mobile device download the app and search for NEISD. For both you'll login with your student's ID number. Contact Ms. Oliverson if you are a parent that would like access yourself! You'd have access to the middle and high school catalogs. Your students will only be able to check out elementary level titles. They will need Internet access to download but once that's done it will be available on the device for 3 weeks. Overdrive books will turn themselves in. You will never have an overdue book on Overdrive.

Se puede encontrar libros en espanol por Overdrive!

Speaking of Overdue Books

We have quite a lot right now! We want kids to be able to check out new books that will interest them and keep them reading. K-2 whenever they are not reading the books should probably be in their backpack or in the bookbox at school. 3-5 may have to spread them out a little because of length and number of books but just remember that checkouts are for 2 weeks. If no one else has asked for it the books can be renewed for another 2 weeks. If the book hasn't been finished in a month? Probably not high enough interest and we need to try something new.

Bookfair and Read Across America

is coming! The fair will run from Monday, Feb. 29 - Friday, March 4 (M-Th 8:15-3:30, F 8:15-12:45). If you can volunteer to help with the fair make sure to get your history check done and then you can RSVP through this link (which will also be on the main library page and shared via the Harmony Hills ES Library Facebook page. Thank you so much for your support! The fair is a great way to get new books both into your homes AND into the school library! More info will be coming home as the fair gets closer.

We are going to have some dress-up days!

Monday Green Eggs and Ham - wear as much green as possible!

Tuesday Oh, the Places You’ll Go - wear a destination shirt (ex. California, South Padre, etc.)

Wednesday Daisy-Head Mayzie- wear your hair in a crazy fun way (no colors)

Thursday The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins/Cat in the Hat - wear a hat

Friday Fox in Socks - wear interesting socks with your school spirit shirt!

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Go to this link and vote! Encourage friends and family to also vote. It's not a random drawing, it's by number of entries!

Spring Break Reading

It seems a long ways away but it will come faster than you think! Students check out one extra book than usual for reading over spring break. Thanks!
This background photo was used with Creative Commons licensed permission by Flickr user Marie Coleman.