Parker Whitney Library


"Because that's what Hermione does", said Ron shrugging. "When in doubt, go to the library."

-Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS

Thank you families for your support of Book Fair! Lots of new books were puchased for classrooms and the library will be able to purchase lots of new books for the kids thanks to you.

All Books are due Friday, May 20th. All who return or otherwise deal with all their books by end of the day on the 20th will be entered into a drawing for various raffle prizes.

Author J. Scott Savage is coming to Parker Whitney for an assembly for 4th - 6th graders Wednesday, May 25th. Click on order form for an opportunity to order book(s) by J. Scott Savage.


May is AAPI Month

Check out a book from one of these book lists!

Want to donate a book to the library? Click here!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Check out a book from the library from one of these book lists!

Elementary Summer Reading

RUSD Readers!!!- You can read ALL summer long with free ebooks and audiobooks on SORA! Check out the summer reading board above for books, reading lists, activities, and more!

Parker Whitney Virtual Library

You will see a new slide when you click on it each month, so be sure to check back!

You can learn how to hold a book from the library, watch book trailers, listen to read-alouds by Mrs. Chisum, check out an ebook/audiobook on Sora, and view other library links!

Resources

SORA- check out the newest ebooks and audiobooks. Download the Sora app on your device, click on Greater Sacramento Schools- Rocklin Unified and use your RUSD google password.

Hold a book in the Parker Whitney Elementary Library! Log in with your RUSD google account and click hold. Mrs. Chismum will bring it to your classroom. You can also check to see what books you already have checked out!

A collection of resources that brings books to life! Watch book trailers, author interviews, find the book level, and more!

Access to thousands of high quality ebooks. Free during school hours and 2 hours/week at home. You will need a code from your teacher to log in for the first time.

Access to ebooks, videos, and websites for supporting science and social studies curriculum. Username is pwhitney. Ask your librarian for the password.

Explore topics and events within Earth systems, global change, pollution, populations, and more with Gale in Context: Environmental Studies. Log in with Google using your RUSD account

Going beyond textbooks and traditional science curriculum, Gale Interactive: Science is a highly visual online learning tool that takes visual-spatial learning to the next level. Log in with Google using your RUSD account.

National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images.


Research database for K-3. Log in with clever or here and log in with Google using your RUSD account.

Brittanica is a safe, up-to date resource for researching any topic! Log in with Google using your RUSD account.

Download safe images that have been attributed for use.

PhotosforClass

Picsforlearning


Articles, books, images, activities, and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness and readability. Log in with Google using your RUSD account.

ProQuest eLiibrary helps simplify the research process by providing a large collection of periodical and digital media content selected to support beginning researchers. Log in with Google using your RUSD account.

Database that goes beyond basic facts and figures on more than 200 countries, with info on daily life and culture, history, and lifestyle. Log in with Google using your RUSD account.

District Library Website - Find the usernames and passwords for all databases here!

Login with your District gmail and password

Parker Whitney Elementary

Library Aide


Let me know if you have any questions and I would be happy to help!


Mrs. Chisum