The library will be closed this week on Thursday, March 24, from 8 to noon, and all day Friday, March 25, so Ms. Barbara can attend an off-campus training in preparation for the district libraries' software update. Classes have been rescheduled for the coming week: Warner, Monday (3/21), 2:15-2:45; Barney, Wednesday (3/23), 12:20-12:45; Harding, Thursday (3/24), 12:10-12:40; Rumble, Thursday (3/24), 2:15-2:45; Ahrens, cancelled for this week.
Ms. Vavao has rescheduled her class's library visit this week to Wednesday, 11:30 to noon.
The next reading selection for the book club for grades 4 and 5 is Keeper, by Kathi Appelt. The Manhattan Beach Public Library (310-545-8595) should have copies on hold for club members at the reference desk by the middle of this week.
The Scholastic order forms are due to the library by March 31.
March 21 and 22, the library is accepting donations of new or gently used K-8 books for the MBMS Access Books drive.