Library

LIBRARY AT CHERRY CREST

Website:https://destiny.bsd405.orgSelect ‘Cherry Crest’
Catalog:Search for books in our libraryFrom school and home
Databases:Access PebbleGo, Tumblebooks, etc. For passwords, please contact Mrs. Lux if needed. They will be given out to students via Teams during the year and on a physical bookmark when back in school.
3rd-5th Graders:Log into their library account to place holds and manage their accountsSee librarian for instructions

Library Hours
The library is currently closed due to COVID-19.
 

LET'S TALK NUMBERS

Will be updated pending an approved curbside pickup model.

Winter Book Fair - Usborne books

Dear Families,

Mrs. Lux, our school librarian, is excited to host our Winter book fair with Usborne Books & More, December 7th – 11th. The fair is available for shopping anytime online from NOW until FRIDAY, DEC. 11th SHOP HERE

Your books will ship right to your home!

We have a live virtual Book Fair event on MONDAY, DECEMBER 7th. This is a 30-40 minutes event where you can see videos of the books, get personal recommendations, and have the chance to win a prize! Learn more and RSVP here: https://event.sqweee.com/Event/Active/CherryCrest2020

Our school earns 50% back in books for the library, so it is win-win to purchase books for your home, knowing your child will benefit here at school as well (curbside pickup coming in the New Year)! Please consider the book fair for some of your holiday shopping!

Need recommendations? Or have questions?  Please contact Mrs. Lux at:  luxja@bsd405.org or our Usborne representative: ASHLEY DEPNER at AshleysBooks@outlook.com or CELL/TEXT: (509) 408-1882

Happy Reading Chargers!

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Spring: Scholastic- Tentatively 3/1/2021 – 3/5 2021

Author Visit: TBA (possible Skype in the Fall and in-person in the Spring)

WANT TO HELP? 

To contact Ms. Janna Lux send an email to luxja@bsd405.org ​​

WASHINGTON CHILDREN’S CHOICE PICTURE BOOK AWARD

https://wala.memberclicks.net/wccpba-2021-nominees

This award is given annually in Washington state to a picture book from 20 nominees. All students 1st through 3rd at C. Crest will read and interact with the stories in library throughout the year and vote for their favorite one in the Spring.

O.T.T.E.R. AWARD

www.wla.org/the-otter-award
This is a new award and stands for Our Time to Enjoy Reading. At C. Crest all 3rd graders are challenged to read the 6 books and write a short report on each one (available in the library). We have a celebration in the Spring with awards and certificates and all students who complete this challenge get their name in the Charger CHATTER

THE YOUNG READER’S CHOICE

https://pnla.org/young-readers-choice-award/yrca-2021-nominees/

A book award given annually in the Pacific Northwest (WA, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, B.C. and Alberta). Eight books are nominated each year and students vote for their favorite in the Spring. At C. Crest Mrs. Lux challenges students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade to read all 8 and take an online quiz upon completion. Passing students are invited to a celebration in the library and receive their name in the Charger Chatter.

SASQUATCH READING CHALLENGE

https://www.wla.org/2021-sasquatch-nominees

The Sasquatch Award is given annually in Washington state to the winning chapter book for intermediate readers (grades 4-6). Twelve books are nominated by a committee of teachers and librarians, and the students in our state vote for their favorite in the Spring. Mrs. Lux challenges all 4th and 5th graders to read the 12 nominees by March 31st each year. Students who do this AND complete their Sasquatch form (signed by a parent/guardian and teacher) are invited to a celebration in the library, earn a certificate and their name in the Charger CHATTER and get first access to the following years nominees.