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    Librarian: Mary Bannister
    mebannister@seattleschools.org
    206-252-8476 (message machine)

    Open Library 2018-2019

    Open Library will be On Monday, Wednesday, Thursday mornings from 8:35 - 8:50.
    Students must get a pass in the office before coming to Open Library.
    If you are a school breakfast eater, please eat before coming to Open Library.

    Purpose Statement

    The mission of the school library is to support students, families, staff and standards through information literacy and literacy skills instruction, reading advocacy, technology integration and program management in an engaging, learning-focused, welcoming environment.

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    Louisa Boren Library Schedule 2018-2019
    The Louisa Boren Library serves Louisa Boren STEM PreK-8 every weekday!

    Volunteer Opportunities
    We would love volunteers to check in books in the mornings and shelve books throughout the day. It is fulfilling to help students locate books and check them out, too! There are library tasks such as stamping books, adding bar codes and spine labels. We would love to match your skills with our needs. Please contact us. mebannister@seattleschools.org
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    WHOO's read a great book?

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    STEM K-8 Library Catalog
    SPS Online Student Resources
    READING INVENTORY (Middle School Assessment)


    Washington Library Media Award Links


    Library Book Check Out Expectations
    STEM students should be reading a minimum of 20 minutes per day at home.

    Kindergarten
    1 Book of student’s choice (Teacher discretion to keep in classroom or send home weekly) 

    1st Grade
    2 Books – at least one “Just Right Book.”

    2nd - 8th Grade
    3 Books as a minimum – a “Just Right Book” fiction, an informational book, and something they really WANT to READ! Students that wish to check out additional books for pleasure reading, projects, or research are encouraged to do so!