Zilker Library: October 2015
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International Dot Day
4th grade boys enjoying the morning light in the window seats in the library.
Good Fit Books
1st graders looking through a non-fiction book to see if it's a "good fit book"
5th grade kicked off their genre study of scary/horror books in the library. We set the mood with spooky music, lights and a video of R.L. Stine describing what makes a book "scary".
Author Barry Wolverton Visits 5th Grade in the Zilker Library!
Friday, October 9th at 9 am
The author of Neversink and The Vanishing Island, Barry Wolverton, will visit with 5th grade in the Zilker Library and share his process for writing his books. He will also read aloud from his two novels and answer questions. We are looking forward to hosting him!
Find out more about Mr. Wolverton and his two novels at www.barrywolverton.com
Storybook Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkins may not be carved or cut (they might get stinky!), please. Students may begin bringing their decorated pumpkins to the library on Monday, October 26th. They will be on display until Friday, October 30th, when all pumpkins need to be picked up. Any pumpkins left behind by 4 pm will be thrown away.
For more information, check the entry sheet your child received in the library or ask Mrs. Sharp about it!
Texas Book Festival
5th grade students from Zilker will be introducing the author Monica Brown in the Read Me a Story tent on Saturday morning at 10:00 am! Come cheer them on and hear Ms. Brown share her stories. Visit her website at: www.monicabrown.net
Zilker Family Checkout
August/September Friends of the Zilker Library Donors
Many thanks goes to the following families for their donation to the Zilker Library!
Meredith and David Ansel
Abe Moore and Dana Kadavy
Chris and Maraba DiRaddo
Ronnie and Christy Dittmar
Sarah and Martin Tower
David and Tiffany Pool
Scott and Jennifer Caudle
Adam and Alissa Deitz
Heather Way and William Christian
Ryan and Jamie Allen
Raquel Irizarry and Mehar Gangishetti
Charlotte and Santiago Cotera
Jeremy and Alex Meyers
Sascha and Martine Fedyszyn
Barry Stone and Ann Pizer
Donald Brode and Susan Terrell
Russell and Laura Gold