Archive for February 2013

Friday, March 1st marks the beginning of Dr. Seuss Month with NEA’s Read Across America Day at RES.

An information flyer similar to the one listed below will be sent home with students on March 1st.  Be sure to mark your calendars for some exciting events happening throughout the entire month!

Dr. Seuss Month Information Flyer

February is Black History Month!

Did you know that the American Library Association has a special award given ”to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values”?  It’s called the Coretta Scott King Award – and we have many of these titles available to borrow from our library-media center!

Learn more about the Coretta Scott King Author & Illustrator Award.

Click on the following links to learn about some other fantastic titles worth reading.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s African American Books for Preschoolers

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s African American Books for Upper Elementary Students

The Story Laboratory Book Fair begins on February 20th.  Volunteers are still needed to help make our event a complete success!

Volunteers, please click on the following Sign-Up Genius link to see how you can help:

Volunteer Book Fair Sign-Up Genius

Teachers, please click on the following Sign-Up Genius link to sign up for a time to bring your students to the Book Fair:

Teacher Book Fair Sign-Up Genius