Meachem Elementary Library

January Newsletter

January News

I just wanted to remind you that you can book an appointment with a librarian Monday-Friday for tech or library questions. Find the signup on the library page. If you have any questions, you can contact me at 315-435-4546 or

-Ms. Jurkiewicz, Library Media Specialist

Technology Tips

How to Join Teams Using Office365

Click here to watch a video about how to join teams using O365. It allows students to join using their student account and not as a guest.

Computer Tricks

Is the computer running super slow or things not loading properly? Try clearing the data and history in Chrome. Follow the steps below. Also, make sure to shut down the computer each night to give it a rest.
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Library Lunch Bunch

I am hosting a daily lunch bunch on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12-12:30. Students can join during their lunch to enjoy a read aloud and talk with peers. I often highlight new books or featured authors. Students can share some of their favorites as well. Students can join here- I would love to see you there!

Looking for a good book? Check out Sora!

Check out our ebook platform, Sora! There are now over 2,200 ebooks and audiobooks available to students. SCSD librarians have all been working hard to add titles to the collection this fall. Several classes have been introduced to our new ebook platform, Sora. Students and staff have access to ebooks and audiobooks through Clever. If you're just getting started, search for Syracuse City School District and begin exploring. Click this link to learn more- Check out one of the book recommendations below- all ALA award winners!

Literacy Activities

Check out this fun February Literacy Calendar from Demco!
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Stem Activities

Love to make slime? Check out these winter slime ideas here!
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