Library

Laurelhurst Library

Purpose Statement

The library program at Laurelhurst offers over 10,000 titles ranging from easy readers and fiction chapter books, to biographies and an extensive selection of non-fiction. The library works with the teachers to help incorporate their curriculum into library time and provide resources for that curriculum. The library also works closely with the computer lab to plan curriculum projects for each of the classes and to integrate technology.

Regular class times are once a week for 45 minutes. The library schedule has blocks of time on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday for small group projects across all grade levels.

Some of the skills taught in the library include:

  • Using Search Plus to find books on the server
  • Ability to find books on the shelves
  • Research using trade books, and the internet
  • Research using the Big 6 traits
  • Using search engines on the internet and successfully gathering information
  • Saving work to the server
  • Exposure to the many different topics and genres in the library

Announcements

May 2017

Kindergarten - A weekend with Wendell
1st grade - Chrysanthemum 
2nd grade - Book Reviews
3rd grade - Oregon Trail
4th grade - Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship
5th grade - Pen Pals/Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship


Resource Links


Fact or Fiction
Oregon Trail

Seattle
NW Native Art
Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Links
Ancient Egypt
Early Explorers to the Americas
Timeline
Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Recipe
Animals
Time For Kids
Order in the Library
Google Powersearch lesson 1.1
Science Fair Ideas
Online Search Survey
Google Powersearch lesson 1.2
Republican Candidates
Democratic Candidates
Google Powersearch lesson 1.3
Google Powersearch lesson 1.4

Common Sense Media Survey
Scholastic Story Starters
Story Starters

Are you smarter than a 5th grader?
5th grade quiz
Are you smarter than a 6th grader?

Tom Brown

Library Catalog
Online Student Resources

Contact Info

Librarian: Tom Brown
tjbrown@seattleschools.org
Phone: 206-252-5413
Main Office: 206-252-5400

Library Hours

9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Helpful Links

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