McLibrary Summer Reading!


 

Summer reading bingo

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out our Summer Reading Bingo board! Snap pics or screenshots once you have 5 in a row! Up for an extra challenge? Try to get a blackout! Prizes include books, gift cards and more! 

Download the PDF here: Summer Reading Bingo

 

Have you checked out SORA yet?

We’ve got access to hundreds of free eBooks and Audiobooks until the end of July through SORA! If your parents signed you up, they have received an email with instructions on how to get started!

 Interested or have questions?
Email Mrs. Jenden at sjenden@myrcs.ca

 

Want to learn more about the Black lives matter movement? 

Check out our BLM Reading List for books, resources, and videos to learn more about racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.

 

Looking for something to read?

Check out the McLibrary Favs from this year! These were the most checked out books this school year! 

 

McLibrary Learning Commons Plus- June 8th

This is the  final week to return your library and textbooks!

If you are joining for onsite learning you can bring your books to school and return them on that day. If they are not joining for Onsite learning, the final drive by drop off window is this THURSDAY June 11th from 11:00-2:00.

Any questions?
Email  sjenden@myrcs.ca

 

Don’t forget about our…

THANK YOU CARDS FOR health care workers!

Want to express your gratitude towards health care workers?  Make a card, and drop it off at school. There will be a basket outside the Library and on the return cart outside the school (when you drop off library books).

 This is the final week we are collecting cards!

 

This is your LAST WEEK to enter the book giveaway draw!!  Read an ebook (or audiobook) from our collection in Destiny Discover or through Libby and submit your read to the form below! Enter the draw more than once! The more books you read, the more times your name gets entered in the draw! 😉 

SUBMIT YOUR EBOOK READS HERE
To our second draw winner.....
SAMANTHA(6C)!! You will be emailed details about how to pick up your free book!

 

Here are TWO awesome art activities that you can participate in this week!

Learn how to Paint watercolour flowers!

Check out this amazing painting tutorial made by Ms. Winters! If you try this out, share a photo of your flower here!

 

 brighten up your day with a bit of colouring!

Check out these amazing colouring book pages made by Myah and Nicole! Want to colour one in? YOU CAN! Download and print them off! Share your coloured page here.

Download this colouring page here: Colouring Page 1

Download this colouring page here: Colouring page 2

Submit a photo of your own watercolour flowers or your completed colouring book page here to share the art love!

 

Have a great week!

 

McLibrary Learning Commons Plus- May 27th-June 3rd

Check out this virtual bookshelf!

Click on any of the books below to take you to this book through Destiny Discover or on Audible!


Don’t have an account yet?
Click here for details on how to sign up and access them!

 

Don’t forget about our….

I’m giving away THREE books and awesome book fair prizes between now and June 10th!  All you have to do to enter the draw? Read an ebook (or audiobook) from our collection in Destiny Discover or through Libby. Enter the draw more than once! The more books you read, the more times your name gets entered in the draw! 😉

SUBMIT YOUR EBOOK READS HERE
 And the first draw winner is.....
ANSON (6G)!! You will be emailed details about how to pick up your free book!

 

ART CHALLENGE: CREATe your own Colouring page!

Don’t forget about our colouring book challenge!  Create your own colouring book page! It can be a themed design, pattern or picture, or a quote! Click below for detail. Submit a scan or photo of your page for a chance to win!

Submissions due NEXT WEDNESDAY JUNE 3rd!

SUbmit your colouring book page here

 

Make a thank you card for health care workers!

Want to express your gratitude towards health care workers for their dedication and service during this time? We will be collecting cards and distributing them to healthcare workers in the RCS community next week!

Want to join in?
Make a card, and drop it off at school when you return your library books next week. There will be a basket outside the Library and on the return cart outside the school for you to drop your cards off!

 

ISON for winning our DIY Marble Run Challenge!!

 

McLibrary Learning Commons Plus- May 20th-27th

I’ll be giving away THREE books along with awesome book fair prizes between now and June 10th! All you have to do to enter the draw? Read an ebook (or audiobook) from our collection in Destiny Discover or through Libby!! 

We’ve got LOTS of great new ebooks available through Destiny Discover! Read one of them between now and June 10th and complete this form to let me know you’ve read it! The more books you read, the more times your name gets entered in the draw! 😉

SUBMIT YOUR EBOOK READS HERE

Check out some of the options below:

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See them in Destiny Discover

STUART GIBBS NEW BOOK IS OUT!!! Check out the Audiobook through destiny discover:


Don’t have an account yet?
Click here for details on how to sign up and access them!

 

ART CHALLENGE: CREATe your own Colouring page!

Our next challenge is to design and create your own colouring book page! It can be a themed design, pattern or picture, or a quote or series of words! Submit a scan or photo of your page for a chance to win a  Pusheen Cat Colouring book!!!

Submissions due JUNE 3rd!

SUbmit your colouring book page here

 

DESIGN CHALLENGE: DIY MARBLE RUN

You have ONE MORE WEEK for the DIY MARBLE RUN CHALLENGE! Create a marble run that keeps a marble travelling through it for at least 5 seconds using only materials you can find at home. Submit your creation for a chance to win a Lego Gadget Set!! or an ebook of your choice!

Submissions due May 27th!

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR MARBLE RUN

 

Last but not least…

Janis, Oreo and Taco for winning the Pet’s Reading Competition!!!

 

And Amanda and Ajay for winning the DIY Mother’s Day gift draw!!

 

McLibrary Learning Commons Plus- May 13th

Check out these GREAT online reads, JUST IN TIME FOR THE LONG WEEKEND!!

 


Don’t have an account yet? Click here for details on how to sign up and access them!

 

Vote on a pets caught Reading winner:

View the contestants here:

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Place your vote here

 

DESIGN CHALLENGE: DIY MARBLE RUN

Create a marble run that keeps a marble travelling through it for at least 5 seconds using only materials you can find at home. Submit your creation for a chance to win a Lego Gadget Set!! or an ebook of your choice!

Submissions due May 27th!

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR MARBLE RUN

 

and last but not least….some baby Yoda memes to lift your spirits!

All submitted by YOU!!

Congratulations to Joseph for winning the draw and the Madalorian POSTER!!

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McLibrary Learning Commons Plus- May 6th

 

Meme CONTEST: Baby Yoda Memes!

In honour of May the 4th, we had to do something Star Wars Themed! Create a Baby Yoda meme with the theme of quarantine, virtual school, zoom calls or social distancing and submit by next WEDNESDAY for a chance to win a sweet MADALORIAN poster from Book Fair! 

SUBMIT YOUR MEME HERE 

 

DON’t FORGET about our….

PHOTO CONTEST: Pets Caught Reading!- DUE FRIDAY!!

Submit a photo of your pet caught reading to enter the contest for a chance to win a free ebook!

SUBMIT your photo here

 

DESIGN CHALLENGE: Make something for mom! – DUE MONDAY!

Mother’s Day is QUICKLY APPROACHING!! Still need a gift or a card? Check out these awesome ideas for DIY mothers day gifts. Make something or Bake something for your mom and share what you made by submitting a photo to enter a draw to win a $10 Indigo gift card!

Submit a photo of what you made for your mom here

 

Have a great week everyone!

McLibrary Learning Commons Plus- April 29th

PHOTO CONTEST: Pets Caught Reading!

Submit a photo of your pet caught reading to enter the contest for a chance to win a free ebook!

SUBMIT your photo here

DESIGN CHALLENGE: Make something for mom! 

Need a gift for Mother’s Day this year? Check out these awesome ideas for DIY mothers day gifts. Make something for your mom and submit a photo to enter a draw to win a $10 Indigo gift card!

Submit a photo of what you made for your mom here

 

Don’t forget about…

Want to connect and chat about books, get a recommendation or just catch up! Come to our virtual library lunches!

INTERESTED? SIGN UP HERE TO BE EMAILED A ZOOM INVITE! 

 

Poetry Highlights:

Check out these submissions from last weeks poetry challenges! Congratulations to….Lois, Myah and Austin! You have each one a free EBOOK that will be emailed to you this week!

Book Spine and Blackout Poems!

 

McLibrary Learning Commons Plus- April 22nd

Three amazing books written in free verse and available for great deals on Googleplay in ebook or audiobook format! Check these out:

 

THREE poetry challenges, three chances to WIN!
All Submissions due NEXT WEDNESDAY!

QUarantine Poetry: Six line poems

Write six lines of poetry and submit to enter a draw for a free ebook that will be emailed to you! Enter more than once and increase your chances! 

VIEW THE POETRY PROMPTS AND
SUBMIT YOURS HERE!

 

Book Spine Poems

Poetry is all around us, you just need to look! Line up the spines of 4-6 books to create a poem! Submit a photo HERE to enter our contest!


BLackout Poetry

Combine art and poetry by creating a blackout poem! Click below for instructions, ideas and inspiration. Send in a photo of your completed blackout poem for a chance to win a free ebook!

Submit your blackout poem here!

 

Still looking for something to read? 

Have you checked out these awesome options yet? CHECK THEM OUT!! 😉

 

Don’t forget about our…Design challenge!

Accepting submissions until the end of the April!

 

Coming soon…

Want to connect and chat about books, get a recommendation or just catch up! Come to our virtual library lunch!! We’ll be starting next week, April 29th.

Interested? Sign up here to be emailed a zoom invite! 

 

McLibrary Learning Commons Plus

Missing the Learning Commons? ME TOO!

Don’t fret, not all is lost! I will be bringing the learning commons to you on this blog! Stay tuned each week for recommended reads, photo contests, design challenges. Don’t forget to submit photos and share what you’re reading.  Go ahead and bookmark this page! There’s LOTS of fun coming up! 

 

    



These audiobooks are available for FREE online right now.
Don’t miss these opportunities to listen!

Selfie Share: What are you Reading? 

What is your favourite book you’ve read since you’ve been quarantined? Take a selfie with it and submit it here:

Share your selfie HERE

 

DESIGN CHALLENGE: DIY JIGSAW Puzzle

Bored at home? Join us for our FIRST offsite learning Design Challenge! Submissions due at the end of April! 

Submit a photo of your puzzle HERE!

 


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