D97 Library News
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin Howe email@example.com
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.
Click HERE for the recommended reading list for incoming Kindergartners.
Click HERE for the recommended reading list for incoming 1st Graders.
Click HERE for the recommended reading list for incoming second graders.
Click HERE for the recommended list for incoming 3rd graders.
Click HERE for the recommended list for incoming 4th graders.
Click HERE for the recommended list for incoming 5th graders.
Looking for Activities to do with the kids this Summer?
Looking for something to do this summer? Through the Museum Pass program you can get special offers and discounts to unique cultural destinations throughout the Chicago area. Visit any branch of the Oak Park Public Library for more information or click here.
EPIC! Books offers 25,000 books and videos for students to enjoy. They are offering a special for the summer where you can sign-up for only $1 for a 3 month membership. A great alternative if you can't get to the library.
Earn a Free Book!
Kids in grades 1 - 6 can read any 8 books and earn a book for free! Download the journal here and then bring the completed journal to any Barnes and Noble store by September 5th to pick out your free book!
Earn a Free Book!
5th Grade Extreme Reading Olympics : May 3rd
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!