Fred A. Toomer Elementary Library

News and Updates

Fall 2019

This fall we are gearing up for some exciting events including author visits, a book fair, and more!

Fifth Graders "meet" Hair Love author Matthew Cherry!

On September 25, Toomer fifth graders participated in a virtual author visit with former NFL wide receiver Matthew Cherry. Mr. Cherry talked about writing his debut picture book Hair Love! As well as the importance of representation in the books we write, read, and encounter.
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Book Fair is Coming!!!!!

Toomer will host its bookfair the week of November 11. Families are encouraged to shop the fair from 7:15 am to 3:15 from Monday November 11 to Friday November 15.

New Titles on Our Shelves!

Introducing ClassPass from the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

Atlanta Public Schools students now have access to AFPLS resources via their student log in credentials. Students will find the AFPLS icon in MyBackPack.

Students can also use their username to checkout books at any AFPLS library. As an added bonus, items checked out with student usernames will not incur fines!

Visit the newly renovated Kirkwood Branch and be sure to your student knows their school username!