D97 Library News

June 2017

Another fantastic year!

Thank you for visiting our monthly newsletter for all teachers, parents, and community members of District 97. Each month, D97 teacher librarians collaborate to bring you useful information, and highlight some of the things our students are learning in our libraries.

We love to hear from you! This month's collaborating teacher librarians:

Kathy Rolfes krolfes@op97.org

Erin Howe ehowe@op97.org

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What's happening this month?

Oak Park Library is launching its summer reading program, Build a Better World on Wednesday, June 7th. Be sure to check out the library's great reading lists to find some great summer reads! Below are the grade level lists.

Here are articles from NPR and The Atlantic about how to get those reluctant readers to read over the summer.

Looking for Activities to do with the kids this Summer?

5th Grade Extreme Reading Olympics : May 3rd

Congratulations to Beye School on 1st place

Congratulations to Roosevelt (River Forest) on 2nd place

Eleven Teams competed on Wednesday, May 3rd at the Oak Park Public Library. The teams each read 18 books over the year and answered a series of questions on the books. It was a fun day celebrating readers!

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