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“Everything gets easier when we stop expecting it to be easy.” -Tim Grover

 

summer readingHave a Great Summer!

Be sure you keep reading during the summer. This is the BEST thing to do to be ready for next school year. Find lots of great books online through SORA. The link to SORA is under my photo. You login using your school username and password. Please contact me if you are trying to log into SORA for the first time. You will need our district’s setup code. 

 

Summer Reading ChallengeYou can also find great prizes for everything you read by doing the SLC Public Library Summer Reading program. CLICK HERE to learn more.

 

WIt's your library. Use it!elcome!

Everyone 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 under my picture to search for or reserve a book, or to start your research.

 

 

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 and long books, fiction and non-fiction. Pick the methods and the materials that interest 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 2020-2021 Battle of the Books. There will be a school battle in January and a district battle in March. View or print off a bookmark displaying all the Battle Books by clicking HERE.

 

There are 20 books total. Sign up with Ms. Foster if you are interested. There are prizes and rewards for every Battle Book you read. The more you read, the better the prize. Plus, if you read five or more by January, you can compete in the school battle. The winners of the Edison Battle of the Books will form a team and battle other elementary schools at the District Battle of the Books in March. Last year the battle was at Glendale.

 

Have fun, and keep on reading!

 

 

Beehive Books

2021 Beehive Book NomineesHelp pick our state-wide book award winners.

 

After reading one of THESE BOOKS during the year, pick up an orange voting ballot in the library and write down what you thought about it. The ballot is short and easy to fill out. For every vote you submit, you will get some candy. For every 5 votes you submit, you will get a prize. Read as many as you can!

 

The books are divided into five categories: Children’s Fiction books, Picture Books (or Easy Fiction), Informational (or Nonfiction books), Graphic Novels, and Poetry.

 

All votes will need to be submitted by March. The winners will be announced in April.

 

 

Additional Information

To access these resources from home, please contact Ms Foster for the login and password:
  Utah's online library     World Book Kids online         Epic books

  • Utah Online Library
  • World Book Kids
  • Epic Online Books

 

 

Sora online booksTo access Sora online books, enter your school computer login and password.   

 

 

 

 

Hold It buttonTo place a book on hold online, login to the Library catalog with your school login and password. Search for the book you want. Click the HOLD IT button. 

 

   

 

Book Swap

Book SwapThis program has been suspended for now.

 

 

 

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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
  • Parents : Three items per student

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

  • Gr K - 3 : One week
  • Gr 4 - 5 : Two weeks
  • Parents : 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 for other options. 

 

 

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