Summitt Elementary Library

A place to share library news, happenings, and thoughts about our favorite books and authors as we "Soar to Excellence!"

Monday, October 17, 2016

Author, Janet Tashjian, visited 3rd grade TODAY!

Thanks to the generous support of local and independent bookstore, BookPeople, our 3rd graders were treated to the first author visit of the year.  Author, Janet Tashjian, stopped by the Summitt Elementary library to talk to our kids about some writing basics--coming up with ideas, revising and editing, and even a bit about illustration work.  She was promoting her latest book for middle grade readers, called Sticker Girl.  Pickup your autographed copy while supplies last from the library!

Storybook Character Day is Coming Up!

Image result for curious georgeNext week, October 24 - 28, is Red Ribbon Week where we celebrate being drug-free.  It has become tradition for students to dress up as their favorite storybook characters as we commit to the promise that "our stories will not involve drugs."  Now is a great time to start planning what favorite friend you'll come dressed as. Don't miss the fun!
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Let's get CREATIVE!

Wanted: Trashy Bits and Odd Whatnots

Our library makerspace is once again in need of this and that.  Please consider sending in your clean recycling and other random junk to be reused in the creative endeavors of our students.  Thank you every so much!

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  • toilet paper tubes
  • rope/twine
  • ribbon
  • egg cartons
  • oatmeal canisters
  • old toys/cars/ blocks
  • popcicle sticks
  • cardboard boxes
  • fabric scraps

Monday, October 3, 2016

Last Weeks to sign up for the Birthday Book Club!

Did you know that the average cost of a library bound book is $20?  Each year the Summitt Library supports over 800 students ranging in ages from 3 to 10 years old in 3 languages (English, Vietnamese, and Spanish) on a shoestring budget of $3 per student?!!!

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If you have not already done so, please consider signing up your child(ren), friends, neighbors, and favorite teachers for the Birthday Book Club.  Each $10 donation goes directly back into our library collection development and library programming.

Thank you for all you do!