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“In the nonstop tsunami of global information, librarians provide us with floaties and teach us to swim.”    –Linton Weeks

Welcome!

libraryEveryone at Edison is so happy you are part of our community. Visit our library often to check out books and magazines to read. Click one of the links to the right or below to start your research, search for or reserve a book, share your reading, or explore some recommended sites.

 

Edison Reading Expectation

readEvery student at Edison is expected to read for at least 20 minutes every day after school. This is the BEST thing you can do to become a reader. You can read silently and independently. You can read out loud to a parent or loved one. You can follow along while a parent or another reader reads to you. ALL of these activities count as reading. Read short books or long books, fiction or non-fiction. Pick the method and the material that interests you. You can be SURE that if you practice reading every night, you WILL become a good reader! This is 100% GUARANTEED!

 

Battle of the Books

battle of the booksEdison 4th and 5th graders are invited to participate in the SLC District 2018-2019 Battle of the Books.

Read at least five of these books before February, 2019, and you will qualify to compete.

Have fun, and keep on reading!

 

2018-2019 Beehive Books

Children's Fiction chapter booksHelp pick our state-wide book award winners. After reading one of these books during the year, get a voting ballot from me and write down what you thought about it. The ballot is short and easy to fill out. You can read as many as you want. The categories are Children’s Fiction books, Picture Books (or Easy Fiction), Informational (or Nonfiction books), Graphic Novel, and Poetry. All votes will need to be submitted in March. The winners will be announced in April.

 

Library Policies

Students, you are welcome to return and check out books at the following times :

  • Fifteen minutes before school (to return books or pay fines only) (7:40 - 7:55 am)
  • During your class's Library Technology class
  • Fifteen minutes after school (3:00 - 3:15 pm)

You can check out one, two, or three items at a time, depending on your grade :

  • Gr K - 1 : One item, kept at school
  • Gr 2 : One item
  • Gr 3 - 4 : Two items
  • Gr 5 : Three items
  • Note : Parents are welcome to come in after school and check out additional books for their students.

Your items are due back in one or two weeks, depending on your grade :

  • Gr K - 3 : One week
  • Gr 4 - 5 : Two weeks
  • Note : Items can be kept longer if they are renewed. Please bring them in to do so.

Late books can be returned without any fines. However, students that lose a book or return a book with significant damage will be charged a fine. The best way to take care of this responsibility is to pay the fine as soon as possible. If necessary, please contact the librarian to discuss your fines and other options to take care of this responsibility. 

 

 

Additional Information

Utah Online Library World Book Kids Online Follett Shelf eBooks

Pioneer Online library has many great references and tools.

To access this from home, please contact Ms. Foster for the login and password information.

World Book Online is an amazing site for the students in the Salt Lake City School District. Use it to help with class projects, science fair ideas and more.

To access this from home, please contact Ms. Foster for the login and password information.

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.

Visit the district eBook information page for more information.

  • Login: ebooks
  • Password: saltlake

You can also access these ebooks directly through Edison’s Library Catalog.

 

 

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