Sarah Parsons - Media Specialist
Amy Nevarre - Media Clerk
School Library Month
School Library Month 2019 at Eldersburg has us sharing our favorite fiction characters and discovering new favorites. Staff members are decorating their doors with their favorite book characters. Students are creating paper bag puppets of their favorite characters to display in the Media Center.
Author, Jen Calonita
We are excited to welcome Jen Calonita to our school on April 16th. She will be meeting with students in grades 3-5 to share her love of writing and reading. Students are often inspired to write or read new materials after an author visit so be on the lookout!
Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award
Students in all grades have been reading Black-Eyed Susan Book Award nominees this year. During the month of April, students will vote for their favorite book. Winners will be announced in early May.
Battle of the Books
We have 9 teams participating in the Battle of the Books this year. We will compete with other teams from Carrolltowne, Freedom, Linton Springs, and Piney Ridge Elementary Schools. The teams spend about 7 months reading and becoming experts on 10 books before the battle. Come cheer on our EES Battle of the Books teams as we defend our title on Friday, April 26th in the evening at Century High School.
EES is excited to partner with the Carroll County Public Library for the Summer Discovery Program. Children’s librarians from the Eldersburg branch of CCPL are coming to school on Thursday, May 23rd to teach the students about Summer Discovery and share some great new books with them. You can sign up online for Summer Discovery starting June 1st.
As a school, we read one book together each year. This year we read Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein. We partnered with our local elementary schools and the Eldersburg branch of the Carroll County Public Library to complete multiple scavenger hunts and brain teasers, just like Kyle and the other 11 contestants in the book. Eldersburg readers filled out over 200 scavenger hunts!!