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Reading Programs

Ankeny Battle of the Books - Last Call!

Don't miss out on this rousing competition among Southview, Northview, Parkview, and Prairie Ridge students. After December, it would be hard for teams to get all the books read for the competition.

Check out the link to the Ankeny Battle of the Books to see specific information about registering a team, the list of books, and the permission form.

Email Mrs. Kauffman if you have questions.


Books and Policies in the Library

Don't forget to check your emails for coming due, due today, and overdue notices.

The 8/9 level is the first level to charge fees for overdue items.


Computer Science and Coding Resources

December is computer science and coding month!

CS EdWeek - also known as Hour Of Code Week - is December 6-12

Get involved with an Hour of Code event during Computer Science Education Week, December 6-12. See the resources below to help your student get started!

REMOTE LEARNERS ONLY: Chromebook & Tech Help Reminder


Remote learning students will continue to use the Southview Library & Tech Help form for the following issues:

  • Chromebook help or repair
  • Software or database questions
  • Password problems

Note: students need to check their school Gmail for a response from LMC staff with directions on how to get their issue resolved.

Library Quick Stats

  • Books checked out: 894
  • Fav genres: realistic (109 checkouts); suspense (92 checkouts)
  • Whole class daily reservations: 8 days
  • Most checked out book (3 way tie): There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins, Divergent by Veronic Roth, The Scorch Trials by James Dashner

Katy Kauffman, Digital Teacher Librarian

The mission of the Ankeny Library Media Program is to enable all students to be independent learners who are skilled users of information, and who appreciate literature and other creative expressions.