FPS K-5 School Library Newsletter

July 2022

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ESPAÑOL: Desde una computadora o portátil, haga clic en "Translate" (Traducir) en el cuadro negro. Desde un teléfono celular o tableta, haga clic en el icono de Accesibilidad en la parte inferior de la pantalla y después haga clic en "Translate" (Traducir).

PORTUGUÊS: No computador/laptop clique em "Translate" (Traduzir) na caixa preta. No celular/tablete clique no ícone Accessibilidade na parte inferior da tela e clique em 'Translate' (Traduzir).

ENGLISH: Need translation? On a computer/laptop, click "Translate" in the black box. On a mobile phone/tablet click the Accessibility Icon at the bottom of your phone screen and then click 'translate'.

K-5 Summer Reading Library Information & Reading Lists Are Out!

Click on link below to see the FPS School 2022 Summer Reading Lists!

The summer reading list includes a variety of authors and types of books which take into account the diversity of our student body. Please encourage your student to read quietly for at least 20 minutes a day.

Please look at the appropriate grade-level reading and assignment lists here: Elementary Summer Reading and Learning

Books are available in both print format at the Framingham Public Library and on digital platforms like Sora, Overdrive and Hoopla. Please Note: entering kindergarten students will not have access to Sora until the 1st week of school.

Visit the Framingham Public Library to sign up for their fun summer reading program!

Click on this link to check out the current reading programs offered by the Framingham Public Library.
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FPL Library Card Information

Does your child have a library card?

Please make sure your student has their own library card with the Framingham Public Library (FPL), in preparation for summer reading.

Attached are printable forms in English, Spanish and Portuguese. (FPL requires a hard-copy signature from a parent). Additional information can be obtained on the FPL website. The application can be picked up and/or dropped off at either Framingham Public library location or the book mobile. Please contact your librarian directly with any questions, email addresses below.

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Read Beyond the Beaten Path

Read Beyond the Beaten Path is the 2022 FPS Summer Reading Theme.

Where will you read this summer? We want to know!

Share your summer reading stories with us this summer!

Submit a photo and/or comment of your student reading with hashtag: #FPSSummerReading on FPS Facebook, Instagram or Twitter accounts.

Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/framinghamps/

Follow on Instagram: @framinghamschools

Follow us on Twitter: @framinghamps

Happy Reading!


Thank you to all FPS families for returning library books. While schools are closed over the summer, please keep school library books safe in your child's backpack to be returned in the fall.

Contact Your FPS K-5 Library Team

Your school librarians are here to support you in any way that we can.

Please contact your school librarian with any questions.

Barbieri - Mrs. Trosello

Brophy - Ms. Rosellini

Dunning - Ms. Bedell

King - Ms. Sullivan

Harmony Grove - Mrs. Salinger

Hemenway - Mrs. Rothwell

McCarthy - Mrs. Barney

Stapleton - Mr. Walton

Potter Road - Ms. Karpierz

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How to Guides on Summer Reading Digital Platforms

Click here to find tutorials on the various platforms you can use to access suggested summer reading digital books and audio books.

  • Overdrive
  • Sora (Please note - Sora requires an FPS Student login so incoming Kindergarten students will not have access to this platform until the beginning of the school year.)
  • Hoopla
  • epic