George Washington Library

Online Card Catalog:

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Keokuk Public Library

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Recent Arrivals

Select the book covers to read summaries, reviews, and book details on Goodreads.

Click here to see if the book is available for check out.

DOAWK: The Meltdown

By Jeff Kinney


By Gordon Korman

Battle of the Books text


By Katherine Applegate

Battle of the Books text

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground

By Rita Williams-Garcia

Battle of the Books text

Recent Events

Above: Students in Mrs. Campbell's 5th grade class take part in a "book tasting" during October. Book tastings are a way for students to "taste" or sample different books from a variety of genres. During this one, students focused on comparing and contrasting, genre identification, and practiced identifying similes and metaphors
Above: Mrs. Grisham's 4th grade class also enjoyed a book tasting in November. They focused on identifying genre and predicting theme.
Above: Students in Mrs. Miller's 5th grade class reviewing new book options in September.

Online Resources

Parent & Guardian Resources

Select the image above to view parent & guardian information about reading, Battle of the Books, and support sites

Student Reading Lists

Select the image above to see student reading list options, including: Battle of the Books, "100 Most Popular Children's Books," and Mensa's reading lists

Meet Mrs. Lemon & Ms. Westermeyer

Mrs. Leslie Lemon

Library Clerk, George Washington

Leslie has worked at KCSD for eighteen years. [More information to come]

Ms. Anna Westermeyer

K-12 District Media Specialist

B.A. - English - WIU '09
M.A. - English & Writing - WIU '13
M.A. - School Library Studies - UNI Anticipated '20
Anna taught secondary & post-secondary English and composition courses for nine years before switching to the media specialist role. She enjoys coffee, tea, and chocolate covered pretzels; loves spending time with her thirteen year old son and two pups; and is desperately awaiting a "Paddington 3" film (*fingers crossed*).
Currently reading: Restart by Gordon Korman and Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart


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