Welcome to the Hoover Library!
Library Media Teacher:  Ms. Mader

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

The Scholastic Book Fair is this week! (11/9-11/13)
Here's a picture of what it looks like before and after setup.  Thanks a million to my amazing parent volunteers!!!

Shop the online fair at: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/hooverelementary

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:

Veterans day ceremony - Wednesday, 11/11/15 - 9:00 am
-honor a Veteran in person or through pictures during our ceremony
This year's theme: Show or Tell How You Would Thank a Veteran This Holiday Season

Scholastic Book Fair - week of 11/9 - 11/13, 2015
-fair will be open during conferences as well as during the school day

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!