Elementary Library Newsletter

September, 2022


Welcome back!!! We've been busy getting our libraries stocked with awesome books!

Mrs. Kellogg: Downsville and Knapp Elementary Schools

My name is Amanda Kellogg and this my third year as the LMC at Knapp and Downsville schools. I love reading books aloud and helping students find books they love.

My number at Downsville is 715-664-8546

My number at Knapp is 715-665-2131

Mrs. Schemenauer: Oaklawn Elementary School

My name is Michelle Schemenauer and this is my 10th year as Oaklawn Library Clerical. I enjoy meeting all the students at Oaklawn and learning their names. I know we have a lot of great books in our library! Just ask me to point them out!

Mrs. Hendrickson: Wakanda Elementary School

Hello! My name is Mrs. Hendrickson, I am the new librarian at Wakanda! In elementary school my favorite books were the Junie B. Jones series.

Mrs. Olson

Hi! My name is Mrs. Olson and this is my second year as the librarian at River Heights. My favorite book from our library that I read this summer is The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise, by Dan Gemeinhart.


Please take a moment to visit our library website. It has links to staff, free reading at home, all the district subscriptions, and MORE! You can click the button below, or go to:



The Menomonie School District pays for all these awesome books so you don't have to!

Sora has both Ebooks and for reading and audiobooks for listening. These include picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, and magazines! The Ebooks have a dyslexic font if needed. Directions to log in are below! Have fun putting this on all your devices!

Discover Sora - Open A World Of Reading

"Who Is" is "What Is" Popular!

This biographical series showcases influentional and famous people (and their accomplishments) in an elementary friendly way. You can find the books in our library, and the corresponding video on Netflix (see preview above). There's also an APP students can learn from! Download it by clicking the button below.
The Who Was? Show | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix After School
Who Was Adventure- APP

From the APP store: A WILDLY POPULAR TRIVIA GAME BASED ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING BOOK SERIES "How well do you know historical figures and pop icons? Download today and put your knowledge to the test!"


Many of the best books are made into movies or shows. Below are some examples of popular titles kiddos may enjoy!