October in the Library

What are you reading for October?

OLAF Books to crow about

In the Library this month, you’ll find books about harvest, Thanksgiving, pumpkins, apples, being generous and thankfulness.

Survival stories for kids sign


Survival stories for kids

For our grade 4 and 5’s: don’t forget to check out books from our “Survival Stories for Kids” display.  The Scholastic series (http://www.scholastic.ca/) “I Survived” has been very popular, and … if you like those, there are many other survival and adventure stories to choose from!

Mystery Series CartOctober is also a great month to check out a mystery book!  What are mystery books?  “The mystery genre is a type of fiction in which a detective, or other professional, solves a crime or series of crimes. It can take the form of a novel or short story. This genre may also be called detective or crime novels.”


Some popular mystery series are:

  • Encyclopedia Brown
  • The Hardy Boys
  • Nancy Drew
  • Mandie
  • Elizabeth Gail
  • The Boxcar Children
  • Tom and Liz Austen Mysteries
  • Cam Jansen
  • and many others
Thanksgiving window display

 See you soon!


January in the Library

january 2014 library collage

This month, we have been featuring the following books:

  • Newbery and Caldecott Award Winning books!

  • Winter Olympic Sports!

  • Winter Weather! Snow!

  • Arctic Animals!

  • Sports Stories!2010 Library Photos and more 060


Grade 4-5 are starting to play “Genre Bingo” where they are challenged to read one book from each genre.


Zoe is featured here with her bulletin board about her homeland, China.