Pearl Ridge Elementary School Library is continually striving to transform into a "future ready" library to help ensure the success of our 21st Century Learners.
This innovative vision includes:
flexible learning spaces that are multiple and varied for different activities and groups to meet
a place where both individualize and collaborative learning can take place
easy access to print, digital, mobile devices, and online learning platforms
a place where research-based digital and personalized learning opportunities are readily available
a place where classroom teachers and the librarian collaborative work together to create innovative, relevant learning experiences for all students.
So What's New in 2017?
Library Vision Statement
PRE's Library Learning Center encourages all students to strive to become innovative and creative thinkers to create a better tomorrow.
Thank You Once Again First Graders for Your Generous Book Donations for SY 2017-2018!
Reading Comes Alive at PRE's Scholastic Book Fairs
PRE makes literacy fun by hosting two Scholastic Books Fairs a year! This extraordinary book sale and literary event is geared to excite children about reading and learning. It offers the most popular books and educational products for all ages, including the newest titles, award-winners, classics, and interactive products from more than 150 publishers.
Students can look forward to many exciting things like...
Reach or Beat Our Goal Challenges
Possible Author / Family Reading Events
And much more!
Saddle up buckaroos for our Fall 2017 Wild West Book Fair: Saddle Up and Read, will be arriving this coming December. Yahoo! More information will be forthcoming.
PRE families, start saving your gently used books and participate in our annual Great Book Exchange! Students that turn in their old, gently used books will be able to select from the other titles that were brought in by the other PRE students. The best part about this is that students are able to get exciting books to read and keep FREE of charge! More information regarding this special event will be forthcoming this September.
Read Across America Celebration: Remembering Dr. Seuss
Read Across America is a way for students, teachers, and families to celebrate the joys of reading, as well as, remember one of the most beloved children's book author / illustrator, Dr. Seuss. PRE celebrates this special day on or around March 2nd, Dr. Seuss's birthday. Students are invited to wear their colorful Dr. Seuss stovetop hats and participate in the many activities planned for the day.
Read Across America Themed Activities May Include:
Special Breakfast and/or lunch
Students take a Reading Oath lead by our Administration via PRE25 Live Broadcast
Dr. Seuss / Children's Book Trivia Call-In Game
Special Guest Readers including Parent Readers
Author / Illustrator Visits
And Much More...
PRE's Library Service Club Hui Na Wai Momi: Club of the Waters of Pearl
Wanted: Responsible, respectful, dependable, energetic, and helpful students in grades 4, 5, and 6.
Pearl Ridge Elementary is searching for 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students who would like to be part of a service club helping others while having fun!!! Members would be responsible for helping with the work and activities in the Library Learning Center.
Recruitment will begin this September. Students that are interested should listen for application information at their upcoming Library Orientation visit.