Newsletter: The Library Ledger
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Literacy Week 2016!
Thanks to the generosity of the Saucon Valley Foundation for Educational Innovation, SVHS is again able to host visiting authors for Literacy Week! On May 3rd, Joe Harvey will be speaking to over 380 students from both English and Social Studies classes throughout the day about his historical fiction novel, From Blue Ground. On May 4th, Jordan Sonnenblick will be providing writing workshops and discussing his young adult novels with over 140 students throughout the day. Both authors are local! The library has books by both authors avaiable; check one out today!
Literacy Week Poster
Take a look at the websites of our visiting authors:
Literacy Week 2015!
During our second annual Literacy Week, held on March 17th-20th, the library will have the pleasure of hosting three authors/illustrators who will speak with both English and Art classes about the writing and drawing process. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions following each authors' presentation. The visiting authors are Matt Phelan, Michael Griffo, and Bill Lowenburg. Their books can be found in the library; check one out today! Thank you to the Saucon Valley Foundation for Educational Innovation for providing the funding for this exciting event and thank you to Wegmans and Giant for providing refreshement for our visiting authors!
Literacy Week Poster
Information Literacy for Lifelong Learners
The goal of the high school library is to assist students in becoming information literate citizens who think creatively, develop an interest in learning, and use information skillfully. The library teacher strives to help students confidently answer their own questions and research their interests using the information available to them to make educated decisions as they become responsible members of society.
The library is open each school day from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM. In addition to a collection of 16,000 carefully selected volumes and audio/visual matierals, students may access online databases, periodical indexes, ebooks, and photo archives. The library teacher provides instruction in research skills, search strategy, Internet use, copyright issues, and format for citing sources and writing papers. The promotion of recreational reading is also a large part of the library and students will find many current, relevant and award-winning fictional works that include prose novels, verse, and graphic novels.
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Please see Ms. Ziemba Sams's webpage for more information about the clubs she advises (Reading Team, iTeam, and Environmental Club) and for information about the Library Orientation and Intro to Research lessons.