Madison Library Learning Center

April 2015

Spring 2015 Theme: Book Fair Under the Sea – Explore an Ocean of Books!

The book fair will be held in the LLC Monday, April 6-Thursday, April 9, 2015. It will be open every day from 9 A.M to 4 P.M. and Tuesday evening until 8:00 PM.

There will be no LLC classes that week. Classes will be coming to the book fair to write their “wish lists.” Thank you for signing up.

Kindergarten Research on Egg Layers

Going Green - Second Grade's Earth Day Project

Our second graders researched ways to help our environment and want to teach all Madison students what they can do to help. Please view their “Taking Care of the Earth” Photostory with your class on Earth Day, April 22. It only takes 5 minutes. To see the project click on the following:

  1. Staff Shared Drive
  2. Madison
  3. Teacher
  4. Earth Day 2nd Grade Project

Google Hangout on Air with Brittany Graham

Brittany is the Sustainability Coordinator at North Central College and did a Google Hangout on Air with the second graders. Click here if you would like to see her interview or share it with your class.

Check Out This Great Resource!

Tori has shared this great resource. It is call Epic, it is a website and an app where you can get thousands of top-quality online children's books FREE for elementary teachers. Just go to or click here to start. You need to register with a username and password. It is a free app download, which was downloaded to all our Ipads.

The cost for families is $4.99 a month. There is a flier you can print out to tell families about it.

The Mailbox Magazine

Don't forget to look at this magazine online each month for some great ideas. Go to The username is The password is Mailbox1. Or click here to get right to it.

Madison Bluestem Winners

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Mr. Graces Class Won the Bluestem Challenge

This class read 321 Bluestem books, more than any other class at Madison. Each student will receive a free book at the April book fair.

Assembly Pictures