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Monday, November 19, 2012

Free books distributed to FNs students, families and communities

This page shows various ways of sourcing books from book foundations, college, family literacy organizations, pubic libraries, internal school community and bugets, Adopt a School programs, garage sales, gently used book stores, councillors, organizing book exchanges, is just the begining to provide access to books to FNs communities on reserve land.
Initiated annual Book Exchange at the school library for students of the Clearvista School in May of 2011.
Book distribution day, February, 2011, Thank you Bighorn Library.

Bonny Books and Bighorn Public Library brought gently used books for FNs students, November 21, 2011

Legacy Library presented to the school principal at the Celebration of Learning, November 22, 2011

Frontier College donated books for the Family Literacy Day celebration coffeehouse, January 26, 2012

100% attendance awards were given book gift vouchers to buy books at the book fair, February 2012. Gift certificates were provided by school councillors.

Grade 3A achieved their AR reading goal and received free books for team goal achievement, March 16, 2012

Buy 1 Get 1 free book fair, May 15, 2012 at the library

Book Bins placed around the community. Gently use books were bought from used book stores and Salvation Army.

TDSRC book distribution, Week 1, TDSRC, July 4, 2012

First Books helps families start their home libraries, Week 2, TDSRC, July 11, 2012

TDSRC book distribution Week 3, July 18, 2012. Thank you libraries for donating weeded books. Particularly, grateful to Learning Links Calgary for providing audio and reading together books.

COW Bus gives away books and many literacy play ideas to FNs families, safety alerts for toys marketed as books, stopover at the school library, July 18, Week 3, TDSRC

Books distributed during Week 4, TDSRC, July 25, 2012. Thank you First Books for donating books.

Community Safety Advocate taking home books for education programs, Week 5, TDSRC, August 15, 2012

Books given to Maskwachis Outreach school, September 2012

Reading is an essential skills day, September 21, 2012 celebrated by distributing books. Thank you publishers for letting me review your books and then give them away to FNs families.

First Books donated books to FNs students to set-up their home libraries, September 2012

INDIGO’s Adopt a School campaign participation, October 2012, 310 books given by 125 adopters

Frontier College donated books for FN families, October 2012

Scholastic Book Fair, Councillor Samuel Minde, School’s family literacy program, and Intellimedia donated book certificates and watch students selecting free books, October 26, 2012.

Students participated in Ermineskin Reads and received free books during Libraries Connect month, October 2012

Books given to Samson High School students for the Halloween Concert on October 30, 2012

Books given to school students on Halloween Day, October 31, 2012. Trick or Treat give me something good to read.

Diary of Wimpy Kids set of books distributed to Grade 4E students. Thank you TD Bank-First Books grant for donating high interest new sets of books. FNs students voraciously read these books, November 9, 2012

6S students received curriculum related graphic novels from First Books on November 14, 2012.

3C received books for demonstrating excellent borrowing behaviour on November 14, 2012.

5C achieved their AR reading goals and received books as gifts from First Books on November 14, 2012.

What did you read today?

National Reading Campaign book distribution to grandparents on November 15, 2012.

IODE's breakfast book clubs and energizing DEAR time, November 2012

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Third Wheel distributed to a Grade 4 class at the Ermineskin Elementary School, December 19, 2012

Books distributed at the COW Bus stopover at Samson Bingo for the family literacy celebration, January 18, 2013