Read @ Your Library
The Library Rules!
The Library is a quiet, safe and comfortable work environment. You are welcome to come to the Library to read, relax, study, and work in a quiet and respectful manner. Please be aware of the rules and expectations for behavior in the Library:
Want to borrow a book? Great! That's what we're here for - but you should be aware that -
You may borrow books for three weeks.
You may renew your books as often as you need to.
You may take out six books at a time.
Lost books must be replaced or paid for.
Too Many New Titles to List!
Your library is a never ending source for books and resources, even more so now with the addition of over 100 books. This year, through fundraising, donations and contributions from the Parents Committee, we have been able to update our collection by adding an excellent selection of new titles, classics and recommended favourites. We have added to our Non-fiction, Junior fiction, Teen fiction, Adult fiction, Parent Resources, and Religion collections. Come in and see what you can find. There is sure to be something for everyone!
Highlights and reviews coming soon!
Looking for a book to love?
"This unforgettable story, told from different points of view, has the power to change the way people think."
—Joyce Tiber, Next Chapter Books
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances? (Publisher's Description)
"A gentle, totally mesmerising book written in a compelling, realistic style that invites the reader into the intimate daily life of this marvelous, genuine boy and his family and holds them there. It is a powerful story that gives us the world we live in with a clean set of eyes; one you will return to again and again, with voices that will stay with you for a very long time. It is also about being yourself, even if the odds are against you, because in the end, that’s all you can be. For ages 10 and up (through adult readers), ‘Wonder’ is a thoroughly wonderful gift and a book that you must read."
Crafting in the Library
Library Crafting Group
Reduce, Reuse and Upcycle!
This year, our library is hosting a weekly Crafting Group. We make book themed decorations, crafts and accessories, mainly constructed from discarded books and found items. We will meet every Wednesday after school, from 2:15pm-3:15pm. Come on out and get your craft on!
For more details or any inquiries, please contact Ms. Chamberlain:
St. Michael CHS and NGPL: Partnership for Education and Literacy
Resources for Students at YOUR Public Library
North Grenville Public Library provides access to numerous on-line resources, including:
>on-line reference sources.
You need to have a library card to access these resources. ALL St. Mike's students are entitled to library cards, even if you don't live in North Grenville. To find out more, click here!
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