D97 Elementary Library News

February 2017


This newsletter is brought to you by your D97 Elementary Teacher-Librarians. We take turns each month writing each edition. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments about this month's information. Thanks!

Laurie Conley: lconley@op97.org

Sharon Pearce: spearce@op97.org

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Important (or fun!) February Dates

February 2: Groundhog Day

February 11: Chinese Lantern Festival

February 12: Lincoln's Birthday

February 12-18: Random Acts of Kindness Week

February 14: Valentine's Day

February 20: President's Day

February 26: Tell a Fairy Tale Day

February 28: Mardi Gras

Check out a seasonal book from the library or watch on Bookflix!

Through our partnership with the Oak Park Public Library, students can access these databases automatically from school or from home with their library card number. Click the link above to explore or one of the databases below to learn more about presidents - just in time for President's Day!
Your school library is a good source for finding current and historical information for Black History Month. They will have topical fiction and non-fiction books on display. Teacher librarians support classroom teachers with non-fiction books, articles, biographies, and other mentor texts every day! You can check out this Time for Kids page now.