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5th Grade Battle of the Books: List of Links

The 5th Grade Battle of the Books is coming on March 5. Here are links to all of the blogs and documents you need to register your team, find books, learn the rules, and more. Links for everybody Links for students Links for adults The deadline to register your Battle of the Books team is February 1. Good luck! ...
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4th Grade Battle of the Books List of Links

The 4th Grade Battle of the Books is coming on March 4. Here are links to all of the blogs and documents you need to register your team, find books, learn the rules, and more. Links for everybody Links for students Links for adults The deadline to register your Battle of the Books team is February 1. Good luck! ...
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Take-N-Make Kids Craft: Tissue Paper Rainbow

Kids 3-10 years old can stop in on January 25 and grab one of our ready-made rainbow canvas art project kit to put some color into these long winter days. No registration is required but kits are first come, first served ...
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4th & 5th Grade Battle of the Books: Team Manager Rules

The goal of this program is to include ALL readers, whether they be voracious or reluctant, advanced or struggling. We hope to nurture or spark a lifelong love of reading, promote teamwork, and have fun! When is Battle of the Books?
  • 4th Grade: Monday, March 4th at 6 PM. Please arrive by 5:45 PM.
  • 5th Grade: Tuesday, March 5th at 6 PM. Please arrive by 5:45 PM.
  • Both Battles are held in the Moon Area Middle School gymnasium.
What are the practice nights?
  • This year we will have practice nights for 4th graders only so that new participants know what to expect on Battle night.
  • Please only register for the practice which covers the books you are reading. All team members do not need to present.
  • Questions asked on practice night will not be used during Battle. Practice tests or questions will not be distributed at any other time.
  • January 17 at 6 PM: The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other), The Wishmakers, Cardboard Kingdom
  • January 17 at 7 PM: The Last Dogs - The Vanishing, Pilfer Academy, Bob
  • January 31 at 6 PM: Maxi's Secrets, The Real McCoys
  • January ...
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Watercolor Wednesday

Come to Watercolor Wednesday on January 23 at 6:30 PM, where kids in grades K-5 will make winter-themed watercolor art. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Bookies Book Club: Here’s Hank – Bookmarks Are People Too!

Join a kids only book club! On January 24 at 6:30 PM, children in grades 1-3 will read Here's Hank: Bookmarks Are People Too! by Henry Winkler and hang out for fun activities. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334 ...
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Coming Soon

5th Grade Battle of the Books: List of Links

The 5th Grade Battle of the Books is coming on March 5. Here are links to all of the blogs and documents you need to register your team, find books, learn the rules, and more. Links for everybody

4th Grade Battle of the Books List of Links

The 4th Grade Battle of the Books is coming on March 4. Here are links to all of the blogs and documents you need to register your team, find books, learn the rules, and more. Links for everybody

Take-N-Make Kids Craft: Tissue Paper Rainbow

Kids 3-10 years old can stop in on January 25 and grab one of our ready-made rainbow canvas art project kit to put some color into these long winter days. No registration is required but kits are first come, first served ...
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Our Picks

Our Picks: Mother’s Day Picture Books

Here are our picks for Mother's Day picture books. The Night Before Mother's Day by Natasha Wing (2010) ...
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Children’s Choice Book Awards 2018: 5-6th Grade

We want you to vote for your favorite books for the Children's Choice Book Awards! Here are the summaries for the 5-6th grade finalists. You can vote online or if you write your name on the back of your paper ballot, you have a chance to win a book from ...
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Children’s Choice Book Awards 2018: 3-4th Grade

We want you to vote for your favorite books for the Children's Choice Book Awards! Here are the summaries for the 3-4th grade finalists. You can vote online or if you write your name on the back of your paper ballot, you have a chance to win a book from ...
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Storytimes, Clubs & Kits

 

Reading Challenges

 

Homework Help

  • BookFLIX: Interactive children’s books to read online.
  • CyberSmarts: Short online books for kids and adults about internet safety.
  • Little Pim: Interactive online language learning for all ages. Languages include Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Korean and English as a Second Language. Log in as a guest or by creating an account using your email address. You must have an account to save your progress.
  • NoveList Plus K-8: Information about over 38,000 children’s books.
  • Select Reads: A library book recommendation website and newsletter for a variety of age groups and subjects.
  • TumbleBook Library: Interactive fiction and non-fiction books for children.

 

Fun & Games

 

Ask a Librarian

Have questions? Send a message to one of our children’s department staff members.

 

Megan Goode (Email: goodem@einetwork.net)

Specialties: Kids events and programs, collection development, general questions

 

Nicole Beatty (Email: beattyn@einetwork.net)

Specialties: Kids events and programs

 

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