Student Organized Book Clubs

A few weeks ago two fourth graders, Emma and Anna, approached me about starting a scary book club. We created a flyer together.  Then they talked to both fourth grade classes to invite them to joint the club if interested.

Then two days after the scary book club got organized two more fourth  graders, Christopher and Dillon, approached me about a fantasy reading club.  And so the fourth grade book clubs were born. I had two different groups of excited students in the library today during recess talking about the books they are reading in their favorite genre, looking at the shelves to find new book, and making lists for future reading.  The enthusiasm of these kids reminds me of why I am a school librarian. 🙂 

The students will continue to meet periodically from March to May to share their favorite books and find new ones to read.  I am so impressed with the initiative of these students to organize these clubs.

 

Bedtime Stories

In Honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday TJ Connor hosted our third annual bedtime stories. We had many guest readers, including Mrs. Wright, our principal, and retired first garde teacher, Mrs. Meyer. Students and their families listened to a variety of stories (new and well-loved classics) such as Shy by Deborah Freedman, My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza, and The Incredible Storybook by Michael Garland. The event was like a big pajama party. Everyone enjoyed listening to all the stories and went home ready to sleep. What a perfect way to end the day.