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     Welcome Back to another year of library learning!! 

    Hope you had a wonderful summer 

    of relaxing, reading and having fun

    in the sun!!!  I can't wait to hear about

    your summer adventures and to show

    you all the new books available to check

    out this year.  See you soon!!!

     

     

     SEPTEMBER IS:

    Library Card Sign-up Month

    National Hispanic Heritage Month

    National Honey Month

    National Piano Month

    Labor Day is September 2nd!!!

    National Grandparent's Day is September 8th!!!

    International Day of Peace is September 21st!!!

    Fall Begins September 23rd!!!

    Rosh Hashana Begins at Sunset September 29th!!!

     

     

     

    SEPTEMBER AUTHOR BIRTHDAYS:      

         
      
     Jim Arnosky - September 1
     Aliki  - September 3
     Syd Hoff - September 4
     Paul Fleischman - September 5
     Tony DiTerlizzi - September 6
     Jack Prelutsky - September 8
     Jon Scieszka - September 8
     Anthony Browne - September 11
     Roald Dahl - September 13
     Tomie dePaola - September 15
     H. A. Rey - September 16
     Gail Carson Levine - September 17
     Andrea Davis Pinkney - September 25
     Shel Silverstein - September 25
     Stan Berenstain - September 29
     
     
     
     
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  • arthur

    "Picture books are the soul and foundation

    for who we become.  Reading them with a

    child on our lap is one of the best ways to

    share our values.  Every picture book is an

    opportunity."   --- Marc Brown, author of the

    Arthur Series

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    Check out the live web cams around the world to watch animals in their natural habitats!http://explore.org/live-cams/player/puffin-boulder-berm-cam

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     CENTERS IN THE LIBRARY
     
     
    Listening center    puzzle center    Raz kids    Reading buddies
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  • #CheckItOut - Taylor Swift Parody Video for National Library Week
     The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library's parody of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfNfnL64rOQ
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  • Do you wonder what your child is learning during weekly library instruction?   Click on the link to see the Massachusetts standards for library instruction.  Standards
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  •  TIME MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES THE 100 BEST CHILDREN'S BOOKS OF ALL TIME
     
     
     
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  • An important part of your child's library class is listening to a story.  Listening to a story promotes literacy by focusing on the art of listening.  The Harrington library promotes both printed text and audiobooks; as well as movies and videotaped author visits.  Students are encouraged to access Tumblebooks, the free ebook reader provided by the Chelmsford Public Library when they are using the library ipads during their weekly classroom visit to the library.  Listening to rich literature will promote discussion and critical thinking skills, which is really what the Common Core State Standards are all about. 
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  • Always bring a positive attitude to the library!  It will open your mind to learning new things!
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