The California Young Reader Medal voting deadline has been extended to May 1. We will finish up voting on the Intermediate (chapter book) category as soon as we are able, and I will make sure to submit our votes by May 1. Almost all our voting is done; 4th grade just needs to vote on the Intermediate category.
The Rotary Readers came to visit during the week of March 2-6. They read to us, told stories, played the guitar, made us laugh, and just basically demonstrated to our students that young people are worthy of the community's time and attention. The Rotary Readers were terrific.
Kaitlin Coulter, the fabulous librarian from the children's room at the Manhattan Beach public library, visited on March 5 to give every 3rd-grade student their very own student library card. She read stories, pitched the upcoming summer reading program, reminded students that the public library offers MākMō, art classes, and many other events (and will resume doing so once it reopens--it too is closed for health reasons). It is always wonderful to see Kaitlin. Did you know she helps provide copies for PK's 5th-grade book club? It's true. Thanks, Kaitlin!
Some items mentioned previously are on hold--the Richstone Feast and the next meeting of the 5th-grade book club. Stay tuned for updates on those.
I miss everyone and wish you all good health and cozy reading time. And now, here's a special treat: a video of Mrs. Primm, the Meadows library resource specialist, reading The Rabbit Listened, by Cori Doerrfeld. Thanks, Mrs. Primm!