FES Library News

Spring 2013

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Book Award Voting- March 29, 2013

All K-3 students will vote for the Chickadee Award between 9:00-11:00 on Friday, March 29th. Voting will take place in the cafeteria, and students will place pennies into containers to vote.

All students in grade 4 and 5 who are have read three or more books from the 2012-2013 Maine Student Book Award list will vote using a electronic ballot on the iPads. The link to the online ballot will be available on March 29th.

The Chickadee Award and Maine Student Book Award are state-wide reading programs in which students get to decide the winners.



Important Dates from the FES Library

  • March 29 Chickadee Award and Maine Student Book Award Voting
  • May 28 - June 3 Scholastic Book Fair
  • May 31 Books are due (from students)
  • June 12 Last day of library classes

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Audio Books for Elementary Readers

Don't forget: we have a school-wide subscription to Tales2Go audio books. Students may access the audio books on the iPads using the Tales2Go app.

New audio books are constantly added to the Tales2Go library. See Cathy if you need the login information.


Scholastic Book Fair: May 28 - June 3

The Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the first floor of the FES Library from May 28 through June 3. Grades 1-4 will visit the book fair during their regular library time. Fifth grade classes will need to schedule times.

A portion of the proceeds from the book fair goes to the FES Library. We use the money to purchase books and other material for the library.

You may want to refrain from sending home Scholastic book orders during the month of May.