Library

Welcome to our library home page.

Mrs. Rose is our librarian.

Our library is open Monday to Wednesday from 8:30am to 2:45pm.

 

Harry Hooge Library Catalogue

Our school’s library catalogue is available online. Please click HERE to access this catalogue.

Book links and Research Information

Research Links

School District 42 Elementary Online Resources includes online databases and encyclopedias to help with student research. Use the User ID and Password provided by your teacher or Mrs. Rose. Click HERE  for the District Online Database

Awesome Library. A database of 37,000 reviewed resources. Click HERE.

Book Links

Award Winning Books!

Newbery Award winning novels. Click HERE for a complete list of winning titles.

Caldecott Award winning picture books. Click HERE for a complete list of winning titles.

Canadian Children’s Book Awards. Click HERE for a complete list of awards and titles.

TumbleBooks is an online resource for children’s books. It features audio books and other activities. Click HERE for the web  link.

 

Events

The Scholastic Book Fair

Will be here again in November 2014.

 

 

Drop Everything And Read 2013

Reading is a beautiful thing. Make sure to read twenty minutes a day, every day!

National School Library Month is celebrated in October. It brings attention to the importance of school libraries in the education of our children. Harry Hooge students and staff will join other schools in British Columbia on Monday, October 28 to celebrate our school library. Our entire school will gather in the gym to Drop Everything and Read.

 

Used Book Sale!

Monday May 5, Tuesday May 6, Wednesday May 7  in the library

Hours: 8:20 – 8:45 am & 2:00 – 2:45 pm

Don’t miss our annual Used Book Sale! Children’s books are .25 & .50 so this is a great opportunity to stock up for summer reading. Books for sale include discards from our library collection and donated books.

Donations of children’s storybooks, chapter books, and comics in good condition are gladly accepted. Adult paperbacks are popular sellers but please no encyclopedias, textbooks or outdated materials.  Please see Mrs. Rose in the library if you have any books you would like to donate.

Proceeds from the book sale will be used to purchase new materials for the library.

 

Bookfest 2013

Bookfest 2013 Website. Click http://bookfest2013.blogspot.ca/

Bookfest 2012 Website. Click HERE.

Bookfest Video 2009. Click HERE.