Monday, January 7, 2019

Be a Leader in the Library During 2019!

Frankie is PROACTIVE and listens
during library class.
by always using a shelf  marker.
and raises his hand to talk.
Bandicoot THINKS WIN-WIN and
takes care of library resources.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Catch Up On Your Reading Over Winter Break!

Mimi relaxes and reads over winter break.
While you are enjoying winter break, don't forget to read!
  • Read with someone
  • Talk about a book you have read
  • Start (or continue) reading a series
  • Listen to an audiobook 
  • Read a book and watch the movie 
  • Go to the public library to check out resources and enjoy events

Monday, December 10, 2018

Many New Books Thanks to District Funds!

The sock monkeys are surrounded by new books to read.
There are over a hundred new books available in the library thanks to district funds of $10 per student for libraries resources.  The new books that are available for check out now were bought with about half the total funds and more new resources will be coming in early spring so start reading!

The new books available now include:
  • many books for students just learning to read
  • chapter books for students in grades 2-6
  • research books on explorers for 5th grade
  • books featuring different families and identities
  • high interest nonfiction books
  • books on different religions and cultural festivals

Monday, November 26, 2018

Usborne Book Fair in the Library December 4 - 6

The sock monkeys are ready to go to the book fair!
Come to the Westgate Library December 4, 5, and 6 to buy Usborne books and activities to support the library.  It is a cash-and-carry book fair.
  • Tue, Dec 4 & Wed, Dec5   8:20am-4pm
  • Thu, Dec 6 - 8:20am-7pm!
Students can shop at the book fair during open check out time before school, some lunch recesses, and after school.   Most classes will also have a time to look at the book fair.  If a student fills in a wish list with prices, payment can be sent in with the student (include 10.3% tax).  
You can also shop online: and have items shipped to your house.
50% of all purchases goes to the Westgate Library in free books!

Friday, November 9, 2018

World Language and Culture Library Books Featured at Westgate Festival of Cultures


Westgate families looked at and checked out library resources at the Festival of Cultures evening event on November 8th.  The library resources included books in world language of Westgate families and other books about cultures.  Come to the library to see the full collection!

Monday, November 5, 2018

Books are Windows into Westgate Cultures

Books are windows into other people's lives and other places.  You can learn about other cultures by reading great books.  Come to the library and check some out!

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

50 New Graphic Novels & High Interest Books!

Some of the new books ready for check out!
 Come check out some of the fifty new graphic novels and high interest easy readers.  There are many new Elephant and Piggie books as well as new Dog Man books in English and Spanish.  There are also some new titles like Low Riders in Space and The Last Kids on Earth.  Look for them on the new book cart or put a hold on one online.