Bonsack Library Resources

There are so many places to explore and to learn!

READ. DISCOVER. IMAGINE. CREATE.

*Library news, lessons and other resources

will be updated regularly on this

Bonsack Library Resources webpage,

so please check back often :)

Mrs. McCarthy, Librarian

Bonsack Elementary School

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Check out our virtual library shelves! Download the PDF & Click on a book to listen to a story!

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Bonsack Library Books for all of our Students

You can easily view the books we have available at our Bonsack Elementary Library from home and even place them on hold through our Follett Destiny Catalog. Follow these steps to place a book on hold of your choice.

1. Login to Class Link and click on the Follett Destiny Catalog icon.

2. Click on Bonsack Elementary under Elementary Schools.

3. Login to Destiny at the top right corner.

  • Username: first initial last name last 4 digits of your lunch number (ex. iread1234)
  • Password: LAST 5 DIGITS of your lunch number (ex. 01234) I know it's different :)

4. Type in the title you are searching for or choose from the recently added titles, popular titles, or search using the topic button.

5. When you see a book you would like to check out, click on "Hold." You may only put up to 2 books on hold at a time.

6. If you click on the 3 little lines next to "Destiny Discover," it will show you the book you have on hold and when it will be available. If the book is available, Mrs. McCarthy will bring your book to you the next time you have library class! :)

7. If you are a virtual student, you may place up to 2 books on hold, and Mrs. McCarthy will place your books in the library check out box in the front hallway. If you have books to return, place them in the check in box. You can pick up and return your library books during school hours.

Sora digital e-Book Collection from Roanoke County Schools with Many books to choose from!

https://soraapp.com/welcome


  • To login- select Roanoke County Schools
  • Sign in using Roanoke County Schools- green button
  • Login with username: first intitial, last name, last 4 of lunch number, @student.rcps.us
  • Example: iread1234@student.rcps.us
  • Enter password which is your 6 digit lunch number
  • You can also use your public library card by clicking on the upper right hand corner to have access to even more eBooks
  • Browse, check out, and enjoy the eBooks

Please visit the Bonsack Elementary library portaportal with links to many free resources for students, parents & teachers...

Britannica School Encyclopedia

Roanoke County Schools subscribes to this excellent resource. You can login from home with the following login: Student ID- roanoke Password- county


https://school.eb.com/levels

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Roanoke County Public Libraries for Children & Families

Epic! Read Amazing Books Online

Enter your class code to get free access from home. Please e-mail your teacher if you don't know the class code. If your teacher doesn't have a class code, please e-mail your librarian at the e-mail listed at bottom of this page.

https://www.getepic.com/students

Virginia Readers' Choice Books- Excellent books recommended by the Virginia State Literacy Association for our students

Let's Get Coding!

Code.org is a great, fun way to practice coding skills. You don't have to create an account. Just click on "Learn" and choose your grade level or activity you want to practice. If you want to be able to save your progress, please have your parent create a free account.

LEGO 30 Day Challenge from Bound to Stay Bound

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bound to stay bound educational resources

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Common Sense media family resources

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free learning, reading and coding apps


  • Chatter Kid
  • Toontastic 3D
  • Sock Puppets
  • NASA
  • Zoom
  • Code Spark
  • Box Island
  • Teach Your Monster to Read
  • Codable
  • Epic! Kids' Books
  • Khan Academy Kids
  • BrainPop
  • Kahoot!
  • LEGO Life
  • Starfall Learn to Read

Our Bonsack Elementary School Website

Roanoke County Schools Supplemental Library Resources : K-12

Mrs. Rose McCarthy

Library Media Specialist

Bonsack Elementary School

Feel free to e-mail me if you need any more information or have any questions. Thank you!