Louisa Boren STEM K-8 Library
Mary E. Bannister, NBCT Library-Media
If SPS has a remote SNOW DAY, the library lesson will likely either be in SEESAW or Schoology, whichever your student’s class is using. Mrs. B. may be invited into a TEAMS sessions by the classroom teacher. Please know we would rather be In-Person to see our students!
Global Reading Challenge 2022-23
The Global Reading Challenge titles for 4th and 5th grades was announced on November 1st, 2022. Please visit Seattle Public Library’s Global Reading Challenge page for the list of this year’s GRC books, plus audio & e-books available from SPL and other related resources! Read! Read! Read! Read! Read! The Global Reading In-School Challenge was on Friday, February 17th. Congratulations to all of our teams. The winning team going on to the semi-finals in March is The UMMMs. READ and practice that Trivia! READ! READ! READ! READ! READ!
Virtual Library Resources
- Online Student Resources
- SPS Student Family Portals
- Digital Citizenship
- Project Lit Book Club
- Library Link
- The Big Six
- Washington Library Association Book Awards
Recommendations by Grade Level
STEM students should be reading a minimum of 20 minutes per day at home.
Kindergarten Read with and/or Read to an adult or family member.
1st Grade Enjoy reading your “Just Right Book.” Also enjoy being read to by someone and picture reading informational books, too!
2nd-8th Grade Please balance your reading with a “Just Right Book” fiction, an informational book, and something you really WANT to READ! Students that wish to check out additional books for pleasure reading, projects, or research are encouraged to do so!