Vaughan Public Library: On Wednesday, November 7, and on Wednesday, November 14, the Vaughan Public Librarian will be at BT and will deliver a program called “Maker Outreach Program” to our Grade 3 to 5 classes, in our school library, with our teacher librarian, Ms. Racco. In this program, students will watch a 10 – 15 minute presentation, followed by a 30 minute exploration and interaction period whereby students experiment with and explore gadgets and technology tools such as: Ozobot light Sensing Robots; Osmo Coding; Augmented Reality Colouring Sheets; DropMix Music Mixing; Snap Circuits and a Dremel 3D Printer.
Scholastic Book Fair: The Scholastic Book Fair will begin on Monday November 19, and will end on Friday, November 23. Students will have opportunities throughout the week to come to the library to peruse and purchase books. The Scholastic Book Fair is open to Families (parents/guardians) on Thursday November 22, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and on Friday, November 23, from 9:00—11:30 a.m.
Buck-A-Book Sale: Our Buck-A-Book Sale was an absolute success! Students enjoyed working on the various activities, listening to music and book shopping on Hallowe’en Day. The book sale continues, during recess times, and will end on Friday, November 2. Thank you for your continued support.
Author Visit: Melissa Lyons, the author of I Will Always Love You, is scheduled to speak with our Grade 4—6 students on Tuesday, November 27. During her talk, Melissa Lyons will share her literary journey. The book, I Will Always Love You, is in our school library, dedicated to Gabriela Gonzalez. With luck, Melissa will read her new book to students, before providing students with a question and answer period.
Library Renovations: The library renovations are well underway. Staff and students are excited to explore our newly painted space and are absolutely thrilled at the idea of using and working with our new Blue screen! The library renovations continue on, as our BT library is transformed into a 21C learning STEAM zone, merging literacy, technology and creativity.