McBee Elementary

Library

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We have a robust library program that supports our school's educational objectives while also promoting reading for pleasure. 

  • 23,000+ items in our library, including 5,000+ Spanish titles, and 695 digital titles that can be read at home
  • 23 nooks (e-readers from Barnes and Noble) 
  • students visit weekly with their classes to hear a story and check out books for free
  • parents can check out additional books
  • older students visit the library independently throughout the week
  • bilingual librarian
  • community volunteers
  • Scholastic Book Fair (books for purchase) twice a year
  • Barnes & Noble Book Fair once a year in December
  • Birthday Book program: each student chooses a new wrapped book as a birthday gift
  • Bow Wow Reading Dog (reading therapy program)
  • book giveaways throughout the year
  • author visits and special guests and events (Physics Circus, Discovery Dome)
  • extra community help for teachers 
  • corporate sponsors and volunteers for special events 
  • grade level special events 
  • Makerspace
  • Professional Development for teachers
  • Dia de los ninos/Dia de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day)
  • Dr. Seuss's Birthday
  • national blog exposure, https://firstbook.org/blog/2017/01/10/how-one-book-got-the-2nd-grade-hooked/

 

Our librarians, Ms. Stephens and Ms. Potter, can be reached via the front office at 512-841-2500.