BRADBURY LIBRARY NOVEMBER NEWS

NEWS SHARED WITH BRADBURY'S COMMUNITY FROM THE LIBRARY

ROOM TO READ!

Room to Read Read-A-Thon will occur in December!

The Read-a-Thon for Room to Read fundraising will occur December 3rd-19th. The fundraising packet is coming home by Monday Dec. 3rd. Additionally, for information on what Room to Read is, please visit this site: http://www.roomtoread.org/

NEW SUBSCRIPTION: TUMBLEBOOK!

Have you tried this yet? It is FANTASTIC!! Pop a book up on your screen that connects with curriculum! OR have your computer or iPad set up for a reading station with Tumblebooks!


All about TumbleBook Library: The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students. Plus there are videos from National Geographic as well.


So how do I access this Mrs. Alvarez?

Go to this link and enjoy! Tumblebooks


Holiday Shopping Suggestions:

Here is the Bradbury Library Holiday suggested Shopping List:

https://docs.google.com/open?id=0ByPhlZAIDmUTdlAzZ1N2NWhoN1U

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES FOR YOU TO USE:

Bradbury Library: ONLINE for you:

1. Bradbury Library has a Facebook page! Please consider following this page. Our focus is specifically on literacy and resources for families with a little mix of entertaining pictures as well: http://www.facebook.com/BradburySchoolLibrary

2. 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

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

AUTHOR VISITS!!

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

Thank you so much for all the Lenore Look author visit support. Shall look forward to her followup Skype author visit this Spring!


First author visit was Laurel Snyder http://laurelsnyder.com and she visited via Skype with only Year 6.

Second author visit was Lenore Look http://lenorelook.wordpress.com who visited 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.


BORROWING STATS:

Help us monitor your children's books:

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 with all the shelving jobs! In the month of October, we have:

Borrowed books: 3800, however we still have nearly 700 books overdue.


Thanks for reading!

We look forward to accommodating your needs. Thank you for supporting our huge projects, sharing your thoughts, adjusting to Mrs. Alvarez's style, borrowing parent books, and enjoying the library!