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UPCOMING EVENTS:

BLUEBONNET VOTE   Third, fourth and fifth graders will be voting for the Bluebonnet award on January 30th.  If they have read 5 or more Bluebonnet nominee books, they have earned the right to vote.  The students have the privilege of choosing their favorite to win the Texas Bluebonnet Award.  The winner will be announced in February.

FAIRY TALE RODEO    All second graders will be tested on their knowledge of 20 fairy tales - 10 traditional and 10 fractured (Texas versions).  The children have heard the tales read in their classrooms and in the library.  They have had the opportunity to read the fairy tales during their time in the classroom.  The top four students in each classroom will represent their classroom in the Fairy Tale Rodeo on February 9th.  The top 3 will be the team, the 4th student will be the alternate.  This is our first year to have a Fairy Tale Rodeo at Castle Hills.  We are very excited about the event!

BOOK FAIR    We will have a special Loved Ones' Event on Friday, February 13th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Tuesday, February 17th, through Thursday, February 19th, the fair will be open from 7:00am to 5:00pm.  On Friday, February 20th, we will open at 7:00am and close at 1:00pm.  Thank you for your support!

     

    Reading Promotion

    Want to receive a ticket for a day at the theme park, Six Flags Fiesta Texas? All you need to do is read or be read to for 6 hours.  Fill out the reading log (attachment below), have your parent sign the log and return it to the library by February 27th.  All names must be submitted by March 2nd so any reading logs turned in after the 27th will not receive a ticket.  Enjoy your reading! 

     

    Library Resources

    Click on the icon below to access a variety of electronic resources for research and recreational reading.

    Please see library brochure or talk to Ms. Domangue for usernames and passwords.

     

    Library Information

     Library Hours

    Monday - Friday

    8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

     

    Author Visit

    In May, we will be having author/illustrator Jeff Mack visiting our school.  We are looking forward to his visit. 

    Born in Syracuse, New York, Jeff Mack has written and illustrated a long list of picture books, chapter books, and early readers, including Clueless McGee, Good News Bad News, Frog and Fly, the Hippo and Rabbit series, and Hush Little Polar Bear.

    He has also illustrated many books for other authors, including James Howe's Bunnicula and Friends series and Eve Bunting's Hurry! Hurry!, one of School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2007.

    At home in Easthampton, Massachusetts, he continues to write, illustrate, and visit schools and libraries to talk about his work. Visit him at www.jeffmack.com.

     

    Copyright © 2012 by Jeff Mack   •   All Rights reserved  •   E-Mail: jeff@jeffmack.com

                                                                                

       

      Library Staff

      Kim Domangue - Librarian

      email- rdoman@neisd.net


      Nathalie Perez - Library Assistant

      email- nperez@neisd.net


      Phone- 210-407-1804

      Overdrive Ebooks and Audiobooks

      Parents, you may come into the library to sign up for an account.  Students have an account that they can use to borrow books.  Enjoy!  If you have any questions or need help, please come by the library.

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