Time to Turn in Summer Reading Bingo!

If your student participated in our annual Summer Reading Bingo challenge, please return the form to library by Thursday,  October 12th. Be sure to include first and last name, as well as this year’s teacher or room number.  You may print out another form here https://decatureslibrary.org/summerreading/readingbingo/ Participants earning at least one Bingo will be entered in a drawing to win a gift card to a local … Continue reading Time to Turn in Summer Reading Bingo!

It’s Time to Vote! YRCA/Sasquatch 2017 – 4th and 5th

  If you are in 4th or 5th grade, you may vote for your favorite book on the Young Reader’s Choice and Sasquatch lists!  You must have read at least TWO books from each list to vote. The deadline for reading 12 books is Friday, April 21st, there is still time to read 12 from either list or a combination of the lists and be invited … Continue reading It’s Time to Vote! YRCA/Sasquatch 2017 – 4th and 5th

2017 Book Fair and Dress Like a Book Character Day!

We are partnering with the University Book Store for our book fair!  A percentage of the sales goes back to supporting the library to purchase new books for the collection.  Students will have an opportunity to browse the book fair during their library time or another scheduled time  (Fri classes) where they create wish lists to bring home and discuss with their families about purchasing … Continue reading 2017 Book Fair and Dress Like a Book Character Day!

Hour of Code™ 2016

During their library time, students in all classes will be working their way through various computer programming tutorials for the month of December. The Hour of Code™ learning event officially takes place during Computer Science Week Dec. 5th-11th, 2016.  “The ‘Hour of Code™’ is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week [csedweek.org] and Code.org [code.org] to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer … Continue reading Hour of Code™ 2016

Global Reading Challenge 2016-2017

See the books! Get the permission form! (Due Nov. 15th) This year, Cascadia’s 4th and 5th graders have the option to participate in the Global Reading Challenge sponsored by Seattle Public Library! 4th and 5th grade students will be introduced to the Global Reading Challenge when their class comes to the library in November. The program is similar to “Battle of the Books”: teams of seven students read … Continue reading Global Reading Challenge 2016-2017

Raina Telgemeier Event – University Book Store 9/15/16

  Raina Telgemeier, author of the graphic novels, “Smile”, “Sisters” and “Drama” will be at the University Book Store’s U District store on Thursday, Sept., 15th at 7 pm promoting her new graphic novel, “Ghosts”, which releases on Sept. 13th. Raina Telegemeier Reading and Signing University Book Store U District Store 4326 University Way, N.E. Seattle, Washington 98105 1.800.335.7323 Link to University Book Store Event: http://www2.bookstore.washington.edu/_events/events_cal.taf?evmonth=09&evyear=2016&eventid=2016072008481400&pre=20160907&pst=20160923 … Continue reading Raina Telgemeier Event – University Book Store 9/15/16