Welcome to the Hoover Library!
Library Media Teacher:  Ms. Mader
Author and illustrator Matt Tavares will visit Hoover on Wednesday, May 4th!  

Hoover Reading Month was a hit!  Congrats to everyone who participated by designing a bookmark, attending an after-school event, visiting the Barnes and Noble Fair or following the calendar for daily challenges!

Thank you to all Veterans and families who attended our assembly!
Click on the flag to revisit the slideshow;

The Scholastic Book Fair was a success!
We raised over $1800 in free books and materials for the library! Thanks a million to my amazing parent volunteers!!!


Thanks to everyone who attended Spooky Story Night!  We couldn't have done it without our amazing parent and teacher volunteers!

This year's pumpkin contest winners are: 
Student votes: 
1st - Father's Day - Carston
2nd - Inside Out - Herin
3rd - Stitch - Sam

Honorable mention teacher picks:
- Scarecrow - Sebastian
-Ramona Quimby - Aunomitra
-James & the Giant Peach 

Upcoming events:

Scholastic Book 'Clubs' - ongoing throughout the year!
-not to be confused with the book fair!  
-go online to purchase books from the flyer that your student brings home (September, December, February, April)
- go to scholastic.com/readingclub and enter code: N4HBR (teacher: Ms. Mader)

Author visit - February, 2016 - Stephan Pastis (grades 3-5)
-the author of the popular 'Timmy Failure' series will visit Hoover in February to record a telecast that will be viewed all over the state!
-check him out at www.timmyfailure.com

Author visit - May, 2016 - Matt Tavares (grades k-5)
-prominent author/illustrator Matt Tavares is coming all the way from Maine to discuss the creative process with Hoover students
-check him out at www.matttavares.com

Get involved:

The 'NBC' lunchtime club
-the Nerdy Book Club invites grades 4-5 to meet during lunch to read/discuss fun novels and (usually) watch the accompanying movie
- grade 4 focuses on the works of Roald Dahl - grade 5 reads a wide selection of literature

Battle of the Books
-students in grades 4-5 form teams of three to four students to compete in the Hoover Battle of the Books 
-between now and the springtime 'Battle', teams read as many of the 15 assigned books as possible
-books are (3-6th grade) nominees in the 2015 PA Young Readers Choice awards - find them here!
-the winning team from Hoover will go on to battle other teams in the district!

Please  explore the links to the left for info on what's going on in the library!