Welcome to the Hoover Library!
Library Media Teacher: Ms. Mader
Spooky Story Night - Tuesday, 10/27/15 - 3:30-5:00 pm
*please note the time change from previous years!*
Students in grades K-5 are invited to stay after school for an event full of (not-too) spooky fun!
Permission slips will be sent home in the coming weeks
The annual pumpkin decorating contest is still ON! Students who wish to participate should bring their pumpkins to school on Monday 10/26 or Tuesday 10/27
Check out the 'archives' link on the left to view last year's winners!
Veterans day ceremony - Wednesday, 11/11/15 - 9:00 am
-honor a Veteran in person or through pictures during our ceremony
-Click here for details on how to enter this year's PVA poster/essay contest. Winners receive an all-expense paid trip to D.C!
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
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!