Summer Reading Photo Challenge!

Sharing books with a friend or family member is a special way to bring everyone closer together and learn new things. Mrs. Webster is spending a lovely summer afternoon reading Find Waldo Now with her grandson. Did they find Waldo or are they still looking? Find a special someone with whom  to share your favorite stories! Thanks, Mrs. Webster!


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Summer Reading Photo Contest!

blog photoA rainy and cool week up north? Never be bored with a great mystery (and two cuddly dogs)! Here I am with Pippa and Finn all curled up on my favorite chair at our cottage. Happy Reading, Everyone! And don’t forget to email me your photos!


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Summer Reading Photo Challenge!

First Summer Reading photo! Here is Craig, (who can be found reading most every morning), absorbed in the book Unlucky Charms by Adam Rex. Craig is one of our most avid readers and, luckily for St. Eugene, he plans to participate in Battle of the Books next spring. Way to go, Craig!

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Last Day!

As excited and ready as we all are for summer, there is always a little sadness at the end of the year. We have recently said good-bye to a class of students who will only return someday, almost unrecognizable, for a quick hello and a search for their favorite elementary school teacher. The rooms are cleaned and organized, the halls are quiet. The library’s displays and bulletin boards have been taken down, the books are lined up on the shelves in perfect military order, and the story corner stands empty. But we are ready to renew ourselves over the summer and make new plans and new goals. The “New Books” shelf stands ready, armed with fiction and non-fiction selections for readers who will be eager to check them out.  And always, there will be readers. 🙂 Happy Summer and Happy Reading!!

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Mrs. Ricker is getting ready for the art show and students are bringing projects up to display in the library. These 4th grade paper mache animals were so cute that I had to takes some photos to show all of you! We have everything from puppies to penguins-here are some of them!

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Every Wednesday afternoon, I have the delightful honor of hosting 8th grade study/library time. Here is the some of the students I had today (for the most part, they actually were studying)! I am going to miss this class a lot and hope they all come back to visit when they are in high school and beyond. They are a special group! 🙂

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National Library Week!

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