FZE Library News
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! I hope you all had a restful holiday break and that the second semester is off to a strong start for you. I always enjoy the quiet, peaceful feeling January brings after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. As we venture into the next semester and 2023, I wish to invite you all to visit the library as much as possible! The library is a space for you to learn, read, create, and relax. Students . . . remember you can visit during your lunches. Just sign up ahead of time to reserve a spot. This link is permanently on the library website at fzelibrary.com and the library Canvas course. Teachers . . . bring in your classes for a change of scenery. Take advantage of the dry erase tables, collaboration/media tables, and comfortable seating. Mrs. Pate and I would love to see you.
Please let us know how we can help you be successful this semester.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on Monday, January 16th, this year. Check out some of the resources below to grow (and test) your knowledge about MLK and the Civil Rights Movement.
Click below to explore a plethora of news articles, videos, photographs, and more from the Gale U.S. History database.
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Topic - Gale In Context: U.S. History
Born January 15, 1929 Atlanta, Georgia Died April 4, 1968Memphis, Tennessee Minister and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. led nonviolent protests during the civil rights movement of the 1960s. He believed that the peaceful coordination of large groups of people could bring about change in society.
MLK FZEiAm Activity
We all know Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Let's decorate the library windows with Post-It notes that describe YOUR dream for a more unified school and society. Stop by and grab a Post-It note, write a sentence or two about your dream, and stick it to the windows. We want to see the library windows covered with positive messages that promote unity!
🎸🏀January is National Hobby Month! 🧵🥘
Stop by the library to check out a book to help you with a current hobby or start a new one!
❄️ Snow Days! ❄️
- Will we get any snow days this winter? Not looking likely this week, but online predictors are fun to try when snow is in the forecast. Try this site next time there is a chance for wintry weather!
- In the meantime, we can make our own snow! Grab some white paper, a pair of scissors, and make a snowflake. Need supplies? We can provide you with paper, tape, and anything else you need. Extra bonus . . . turn one in to the library to help decorate for winter, and I'll give you some candy! Check out one of the tutorials below.
🎄 Holiday Traditions Around the World Recap🎅🏼
Tastes of the Season
🧩 Check Out a Puzzle! 🧩
A puzzle is a fun activity for the winter months! The library will now be checking out puzzles, and we have several to choose from. Stop by to check one out!
📚 Gateway Book of the Month 📚
Click on the image below to watch the video and listen to the audio excerpt.
☃️ January Book Club 📘
Last month, we voted on our next Book Club book. The book with the most votes is Pulitzer Prize winner, All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr. If you would like to join in this month, please see Mrs. Jamieson. If you need a copy, let us know. We will meet in mid-February to discuss the book over lunches.