Van Buren Elementary School Media Center


Kristi Hatfield, Teacher Librarian
Mindy Ernst, Library Media Secretary

Library Team

Hours of Operation:

8:50 A.M. - 3:50 P.M. Monday through Friday

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What are we learning in the library this week? 

Week of 1/13

K-2 students listed to Mrs. Hatfield read 'Snowmen at Night' and 'Snowmen at Work' by Caralyn Buehner. 

3-5 students did a call number scavenger hunt in the library.

Students learned about our new snowmen book character contest. Submissions are due by Friday, January 24th!

Week of 12/16

K-2 students listened to Mrs. Hatfield read 'Bear Stays up for Christmas' by Karma Wilson with sound effects provided by the app, Novel Effect

3-5 students listened to Mrs. Hatflied read 'Owl Moon' by Jane Yolen with sound effects provided by the app, Novel Effect.

Students colored winter themed bookmarks afterwards. 

Week of 12/2 

Celebrating the hour of code! K-2 listened to Mrs. Hatflied read 'How to Code a Sandcastle' by Josh Funk and played on Kodable as a class. 

3-5 watched a short video about the hour of code and chose from three different coding mini games on devices.