Schuylerville Elementary Library

October 2019

Library Information

Battle of the Books: My book club with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will be starting this month. Students who participate in Battle of the Books will read 10 books and we will participate in a book trivia competition with other area schools in March.

New Books: We've been busy getting new books ready. Stop down and check out the cart of new books.

Book Requests: Please let me know if there are books you would like me to add to the library.

By the number: Book checkouts and returns

Books checked out and renewed in September: 2,851

Total books checked out so far this school year: 2,851

Total number of books currently checked out: 1,094

Books returned and re-shelved this month: 1,749

October Library Lessons

Here are the topics that I'm focusing on in library this month. The library standards that I teach to are flexible and can be applied to any topic or skill. Please let me know if there are any topics or skills that you would like me to cover during library.

Kindergarten - parts of a book: title, author, illustrator

1st Grade - fiction & nonfiction, guided inquiry research and questioning

2nd Grade - Library organization and locating fiction books

3rd Grade - Cinderella stories from around the world

4th grade - Finding resources in the library and library databases

5th grade - Keyword searches and online resources

Library Catalog

Our library catalog is online and you can check for books in our collection at any time. The link to our catalog is here:

Library Databases

Students and staff have access to over 25 subscription websites and database through the library. They can all be accessed with one login using the 24/7 database page in the library catalog.

Some of the websites we subscribe to include:




World Book


MultiMedia Services

MultiMedia Services provides resources for teaching and learning. You can borrow book sets, DVDs, makerspace materials and more from MultiMedia Services. You also have access to over 85,000 streaming audio/video titles.

MultiMedia resources can be booked/borrowed using the new catalog:

Your username and password have not changed.

Maria Weeks

School Librarian