BRADBURY LIBRARY OCTOBER SHARE

NEWS SHARED WITH BRADBURY STAFF FROM THE LIBRARY

COME AND GET THEM NOW!! BIG BOOKS FOR YOUR CLASSROOM:

Come and get them! We have removed around 150 big books from our collection that we would appreciate you browsing and taking for your classroom use. We do not plan to add these books back into the library. If your classroom does not adopt the books, they will be distributed to Crossroads. These big books will be on display for you to browse officially this Wednesday the 17th but are also available for you to browse in our back room presently as well. Just check in with Debra or Debbie first.

AUTHOR VISITS!!

Not 1, Not 2, but 3 authors will be visiting Bradbury this year!

Our first author visit will be Laurel Snyder http://laurelsnyder.com and she will be visiting via Skype with only Year 6. Really looking forward to this!!

Our second author visit will be Lenore Look http://lenorelook.wordpress.com who will visit in person on November 15th.

Our third author visit will be Alan Gibbons http://www.alangibbons.com who will visit in person on February 21st.


IPAD TOUCH PENS:

3 IPAD BOXES ARE LOANED OUT:

Have you adapted to the new online circulation of iPADS? Matt has now added touch pens to the iPAD boxes. Please return the bag of touch pens whenever you borrow the boxes. Thank you for adding this additional step to your use.

LIBRARY IPAD BOOKING http://goo.gl/CXpze
MACBOOK CART BOOKING http://goo.gl/QRp60

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES FOR YOU TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF:

Bradbury Library: ONLINE for you:

REPEATING LAST MONTH'S RESOURCES SHARED, PLEASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF...

There are numerous ways that Bradbury Library is connecting to you and to our community online!

1. Diigo group for Bradbury Staff: do you use Diigo to "bookmark" your favorite articles, videos, links, pictures, etc? Bradbury Library has a Diigo link here: You can sign up for weekly updates to find out new online resources: http://groups.diigo.com/group/bradbury-school-library-sources

2. Bradbury Library has a Facebook page! Please consider following this page and also including a note in your class newsletter to parents. Debra and Debbie's focus is specifically on literacy and resources for families with a little mix of entertaining pictures as well: http://www.facebook.com/BradburySchoolLibrary

3. There is now a separate library website: https://sites.google.com/site/bradburylibrary/

On this site are research resources are organized in a new way with Symbaloo: https://sites.google.com/site/bradburylibrary/home/online-research-tools

4. Have your say: use this yourself, try it out with your students: Provide input on what books should be added to Bradbury Library: https://sites.google.com/site/bradburylibrary/home/book-wishes



BORROWING STATS:

We are excited about book circulation:

We've been loaning out books left and right AND receiving them back as well! There's loads of shelving that accompanies this process. We're grateful for parent volunteers and student librarians who keep us afloat! From Sept. 17th until now students, staff and community members have borrowed: 4000 books!


Thanks for reading!

We look forward to accommodating your needs. Thank you for supporting our huge projects, sharing your teaching/co-teaching/book pull/team requests, adjusting to Debbie's style and welcoming her, and enjoying the library!