Lounsberry Hollow Media Center

Welcome to the Lounsberry Hollow Learning Center website. Check out what books we have in our library on Destiny Discover. Go on a virtual field trip and more! Click above and and around to explore.


April 13th -April 26th!

Check out the links below for more information and details.

FALL 2020!


We will be searching for books online via this website! What types of books do you like to read?

Sailing into Summer Reading and avoid the Summer Slide by participating in the

Scholastic Read- a -Palooza program!

Click here for more info: Scholastic Read-a -Palooza

Mrs. Smaldone challenges Lounsberry Hollow to complete the Dogman Digital Escape Room! Join the Lounsberry Hollow Learning Center Schoology group to access the challenge task using this code: MMH5-W4RD-P54HQ

Who will be the first to escape ?"

Check the Lounsberry Hollow Learning Center Schoology Group often for exciting updates and activities!

Welcome to Week 2!!! Why not learn about animals at the Cape May Zoo?

Check out the Virtual Zoo School coming from the Cape May Zoo in Cape May, New Jersey!

Join the tour Monday - Friday at 11:30 am. Why not use your Google Calendar to schedule yourself and stay organized?

Hello to parents and students,

I have added links below curated by LearningLibrarian.com and others for productive distance learning. Please feel free to explore and learn on your own or with family. If you need additional support or have questions please email me at: dsmaldone@vtsd.com. Also, don't forget the pages above offer lots of opportunities to research, practice skills, and /or just relax and investigate! Check back often for new ways to le

Why not take a virtual field trip to a new location around the world? Choose one below.

Check out the Book Bingo and let me know what you think after some Cosmic Kids Yoga! I can't wait to hear about what you have researched, read, or learned.


Mrs. Smaldone

Visit to read!


GO to https://www.getepic.com/students and enter the code below to access tons of books! They are available daily until 4:00 pm.

EPIC!: https://www.getepic.com/students

Use the Classroom Sign-in Code to use this website at home until 4:00 pm

Class ID - kug3172

Do you love the I Survived series? Author, Lauren Tarshis, reads for us! Check it out below.


Story Place: Video storytime activities in Spanish

PBS Kids Spanish Games: Play educational games in Spanish

Free Sites for Distance Learning

Wonderopolis: Every day this site shares a new wonder, submitted by kids, and the answer, in an article with a video.

National Geographic Kids: Games, articles, and videos about animals and nature.

Mystery Doug: Video science lessons and activities

Typing Club: Use your time at home to learn keyboarding skills!

Scholastic Learn at Home: Daily learning projects from Scholastic, geared for different grade levels

Explore Animal Webcams: Observe animals live on webcams from around the world

Virtual Museum Tours: Take a free virtual museum tour of a famous place, like the British Museum in London

Hour of Code: Learn coding skills with an hour of code activity.

Design Squad Global: Watch PBS Design Squad videos, to learn about science and engineering challenges

Khan Academy: Free online video lessons in math and other subjects

Crash Course Kids: Elementary school science videos

Family Activity Ideas

Indoor Activities for Kids Stuck at Home: Buzzfeed lists 27 fun activities for kids home from school

70 Educational Activities: A former homeschooler shares 70 educational activities you can do when you're stuck indoors.

Podcasts: Listen to a podcast together. Common Sense Media curated this list of best podcasts for kids.

Cosmic Kids Yoga: Stay active as you practice yoga together.

Distance Reading Book Bingo: Read together and complete this bingo board!

Take some Virtual Field Trips Below!

Virtual Field Trips

Please be more mindful of how we treat our library books.

Treat them as gifts. Treat them with respect. Treat them with love.

Thank you,

Mrs. Smaldone


Come visit the media center during lunch and create something new!

Happy New Year!

New Year- New Titles!

Come check-out a new book!

Our 4th Graders Rocked their Reading Projects!

Come check out all we are reading at Lounsberry Hollow!

Mrs. Reed's and Mrs. Gosda's pumpkin book characters are showcased in the library!

Additionally, Mrs. Sousa's 4th Graders rocked their book projects!

Visit the Lounsberry Hollow Learning Center to see what your friends are reading!

Many 5th Graders gave our Tasty Titles Cafe a 5- Star Rating!

Stop by and see what new titles are appetizing!

Book Genre 2

What is your Genre Personality?

Take the quiz and see what types of books might interest you!

Click on the Google Slides to the left and check it out!

You will need a piece of paper/pencil or your Chromebook.

After you are done, see where the books that fit your genre personality are located in the library. Need assistance?

Ask Mrs. Smaldone or a friend!

"I have decided to stick to love ... Hate is too great a burden to bear." ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For #MLKDay, walk in the shoes of a national hero.

Check out more information about MLK, JR under the "Research" page on Britannica Online.

Thank you, Kayley, for your beautiful gift. Your original artwork adds so much to our library! Come check it out.


Check Out One of Our New Books from the Junior Library Guild!

MRs. Reed's and Mrs. Gosda's classes did an amazing job on their Character Pumpkins.

Thank you for displaying them in the LHLC!

Come check them out!

Thank you for your support during the ENCHANTED FOREST BOOK FAIR!

We are getting excited about the upcoming book fair!

Enchanted Forest Folks Day!

Friday, October 26th

Dress up like a magical creature. Be creative!

  • gnome

  • unicorn

  • fairy

  • wizard/warlock

  • owl

  • Favorite Fantasy book character/fairy tale/folktale

Use your imagination!


October 22nd- October 26th

Open during school hours and conferences.

Online October 17th- October 30th

This year please check out NEW fair information below!

Parents: Sign up to volunteer below and try the new ewallet feature!

We are getting ready for the fair!!!


June 1st the Battle of the Books GATE Team traveled to Franklin to compete!

Thank you to all those that came out for "Wonder" Family Movie Night! You are all WONDERful! Your donations are greatly appreciated! You donated $370.00 to a Vernon family battling cancer. KUDOS!


Join us for Family Movie Night, Friday, March 16th! Checkout below for details!


Fall Book Fair October 21st- October 25th!

The newest Kayla Miller book, Camp, is here!!!! Mr. V checked it out already. Come see why we are excited about this Vernon graduate's new book! See you soon!