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        2020-2021 Battle of the Books!   

             Click below for the full list of titles!

Battle of the Books                                Battle of the Books Game Plan

 

 


 

SLC Public Library Super Summer Reading Challenge!

Travel this summer through the pages of a book!  The SLC Public Library’s Super Summer Challenge, Imagine Your Story, kicks off on June 1.  Due to the need for social distancing, the reading challenge will be a digital summer program. Sign up for the public library’s Super Summer Challenge!  Just for signing up, you will receive a 20% discount on FanX ​ tickets.  To get a library card, click here.

 

                                                                                                                      

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Click below for more teen  information!

SLC Public Library

 


 

April was National Poetry Month 

 

Poetry can be a friend both during good times as well as challenging times.  In honor of National Poetry Month, click on the links below to discover a bit of wisdom, a source of inspiration, some humor or a little solace.  Have fun with words and the beauty of language!

 

Explore and enjoy the following poetry sites!

 

  • Poetry for Teens

https://poets.org/poetry-teens

 

  • Poems for Teens; find poems, grouped by age, listen to audio poems, Poem of the Day, explore a poet, browse podcasts under “Learn and Teens” section

 https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/resources 

 

  • 30 Poetry Activities to do from Home While Social Distancing

https://poets.org/national-poetry-month/30-ways-celebrate-national-poetry-month-home-or-online 

 

  • The Favorite Poem Project, ​ dedicated to celebrating, documenting, and encouraging poetry's role in Americans' lives. Watch or listen to citizens read poems they love!

http://www.favoritepoem.org/ 

 

  • Poetry Prompts for Writing Poetry

https://www.readpoetry.com/22-poetry-prompts-to-help-you-write-your-next-great-poem/

 

  • Author Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Interview “Poetry is the Piano of Literature

 

Find these Jason Reynolds’ titles on SORA! Click below.

Books authored by Jason Reynolds

 

 


Free Books Online for You with SORA!

 

School is closed, but you can check out books online to use on any device with SORA! 

 

SORA—The Student Reading app

 

Sora provides the quickest and easiest way to get started with digital titles from our school. Students can simply log in using school credentials and instantly access hundreds of eBooks and audiobooks on virtually any device.

 

What’s great in Sora:

  • Easy onboarding

  • One-tap borrowing and reading

  • Fun reading achievements and avatars

  • Unified experience across devices

 

Start checking out eBooks and audiobooks today!

 

Get started today at https://soraapp.com or download the free Sora app for Android or iOS.

 

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  • Sora Help | The Sora Help page provides a menu of step-by-step instructions for all the features of Sora, as well as tips for solving problems.

 


 

Library Media Center Disclosure Statement

The Library Learning Centers in the Salt Lake City School District exist to provide informational resources for teachers and students, assist students in developing literacy and research skills , and offer recreational reading opportunities. Our goal is to have a current, engaging, relevant, and diverse collection, providing information on a wide variety of topics geared to the ages of our students. When selecting books, we consider the needs of the core curriculum and the interests of our students. We strive to keep current informational materials and recreational reading titles as our budgets allow.

 

Parents are encouraged to take an active interest in their child's reading materials. They should have discussions with their child about what is, and what is not, appropriate for their child. Our library serves a broad age and interest range. Parents and students should realize that not every book in the library will be appropriate for each child in the school. If a title does not work for a particular student, he or she is encouraged to return it and find a book that is a better fit. The Library Technology Teacher is happy to help your child find an appropriate book that meets his or her needs.

 


 

Library Media Center ResourcesReading Matters

Northwest's Library Catalog

 

Pioneer Online Library

Pioneer Online library has many great references and tools. Please contact Ms. Stewart for the login and password information for home access.  

 

Sora

Search our online collection of over 13,000 ebooks and audiobooks.  Find a great book to read or listen to!

 

Follett Shelf eBooks

Check out our collection of electronic books (eBooks). Follett shelf eBooks are best used in Firefox. eBooks open in pop-up windows, so you must turn off your browser pop up blocker in order to read your selection.

 

 


 

2019-2020 Fall Library Newsletter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


 

Library Media Center Survey Links

 

Parents and Students Library Survey

Parent/Guardian Library Survey

Student Library Survey

 

 

Contact Information : rebecca.stewart@slcschools.org

 

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