Library and Literacy

Hey SQE Squad! New and improved Library Website here:

Squamish Elementary Library Website

 It’s full of Resources for online literacy 

Ms. Antonios

Hi SQE family!  Hopefully this brings a smile to your face.
 
Social distancing is hard, but one of the positives is that it is the perfect time to get lost in a good book.  I’m not sure what my job as an elementary school librarian will look like following spring break, but I intend to share any and all of the resources I come across to help with your learning at home journey.  The best way I know how to communicate with parents is through social media and our school website, so I’m hoping as to get as many families as possible checking on the school website and following our accounts.
 
Twitter @SQE_Library
Instagram sqe_library
 
 
Stay healthy, enjoy your family, read, relax, and be kind.
 
Ms. Antonios
There will be a USED BOOK SALE outside the front office and in the Library at before school and at lunch hour the entire week before spring break (March 9th-14th). Books will be 50 cents to 2 dollars.
 
Overdue Library book notices will be going home with students next week. Please look under beds, in closets, and among your come book collection for SQE Library books. If a Library book is lost or damaged please consider making a donation to the library to help replace it. Thank you for your help!
 
Parents that have an intermediate student participating in the Reading Link Challenge competition this year, it has been scheduled for March 5th at 11am in the gym. The winning team will compete in the district competition the evening of March 11th.
 
Winners of the Book Review Challenge!
 
 
Mardi Gras themed Book tasting for the French Immersion class this week!
 
 
Festival du Livre!
 
 
 
 
Festival du Livre is coming toSQE from February 19th-21st!  This scholastic book sale is primarily French books and a great opportunity for our French Immersion parents to stock up for their home libraries. The sale will be open from 8:30-8:55am and 3:00-3:30pm daily.  Check out a sneak peak of available books in the front foyer. Parents who are able to volunteer to sell books during the Festival du Livre please email Ms. Antonios at rantonios@sd48.bc.ca with a time you are available!
 
New Library Shelves!
 
 
A huge thank you to the amazing SQE PAC for funding a new bank of Library shelves. Our staff and students love them!
 
During the month of February, the Library is collecting used children’s books to sell in a used book sale!  If you have any children’s books you are ready to part with the Library would be happy to accept your donations.
 
 
The Library Book Review Challenge continues!  We have over a hundred entries so far! Complete a Book Review sheet from the Library for every book you read and submit it back to the Library to be entered. Tell us what you think of each book and give it a rating out of 5 stars! Each completed Book Review is an entry into a book draw. All of the entries are being displayed in and around the Library so take a look if you’re searching for a good book!  The Challenge ends February 28th.
 
Please follow the SQE Library on Instagram sqe_library or Twitter @SQE_library to see photos and keep up with all the events in the Library.
 
 
The amazing SQE Library helpers donating books to Brennan Park.
 

Library Days and Hours

The Library is open daily 8:30-8:50 – Parents welcome!

School wide book exchange is from 9-9:20 daily with a Library pass

The Library is open to students at lunch hour with a Library pass

Come enjoy a good book!

Festival du Livre is coming to SQE from February 19th-21st!  This scholastic book sale is primarily French books and a great opportunity for our french immersion parents to stock up for their home libraries. The sale will be open from 8:30-8:55am and 3:00-3:30pm daily.  Check out a sneak peak of available books in the front foyer.

Parents who are able to volunteer to sell books during the Festival du Livre please email Ms. Antonios at rantonios@sd48.bc.ca with a time you are available!

During the month of February, the Library is collecting used children’s books to sell in a used book sale!  If you have any children’s books you are ready to part with the Library would be happy to accept your donations.

Twitter @ SQE_Library

Instagram sqe_library

Destiny Discover SQE Library Homepage

The Library Book Review Challenge continues!  We have over a hundred entries so far! Complete a Book Review sheet from the Library for every book you read and submit it back to the Library to be entered. Tell us what you think of each book and give it a rating out of 5 stars! Each completed Book Review is an entry into a book draw. All of the entries are being displayed in and around the Library so take a look if you’re searching for a good book!  The Challenge ends February 28th.
 
We are wrapping up Literacy Week tomorrow by inviting all parents to come to SQE and read with their child/children on from 9-9:30am in their classrooms. We hope to see you there!
 
We are wrapping up Literacy Week tomorrow by inviting all parents to come to SQE and read with their child/children on from 9-9:30am in their classrooms. We hope to see you there!
 
Library Days and Hours

The Library is open daily 8:30-8:50 – Parents welcome!
 
School wide book exchange is from 9-9:20 daily with a Library pass
 
The Library is open to students at lunch hour with a Library pass
 
Come enjoy a good book!
 
Literacy Week (Jan. 20th – 24th)
 
Literacy week is a great opportunity for our school and community to promote literacy and foster a life-long love of reading in our students. Throughout the week students will take part in a school-wide Drop Everything And Read (D.E.A.R.), engage in literacy activities and be visited by guest readers! We will be wrapping up Literacy Week by inviting all parents to come to SQE and read with their child/children on Friday January 24th from 9-9:30am in their classrooms. We hope to see you there!
 

Twitter @ SQE_Library

Instagram @sqe_library

Destiny Discover SQE Library Homepage

SQE Library Catalog 

 
***Literacy Week K/1 Story Night***
 
 
There will be a story night on Wednesday, January 22th from 6-6:45pm for Kindergarten and grade one students and their parents. Come listen to some great stories in the Library. Don’t forget to wear your PJs! Cookies and milk will be provided.
 
ongratulations to the winners of the 5 Book Challenge! Each of the winners got to choose a book to keep as their own. Stay tuned after winter break for our next Library challenge.
 
 
 
Next week (Dec.16 – 20) the book to film club is hosting a reading and viewing of The Grinch in the Library at lunch hour. On Monday at lunch the gr.K/1s are invited. On Wednesday the gr. 2/3s are invited, the gr.4s on Thursday, and the gr.5/6s on Friday. We will be reading Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch and then watching the cartoon version.