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The Texas Bluebonnet Winner Announcement!

February 11, 2015 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Can you hardly stand the suspense????

New Books!

February 11, 2015 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

I love new books!

Here’s a YouTube playlist based on some of the new books we have in our library!

They are on the New Book shelf now!

 

Author Mary Sullivan coming to OTE!

February 2, 2015 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

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Author Mary Sullivan is coming to OTE on February 18th to talk about her Geisel-nominated picture book called Ball.  I’m so excited for everyone to have a chance to enjoy this book just as much as I have.  Here’s my own ball-obsessed dog:

Charlie with ball

If you would like to order a signed copy, please turn in the form on Texan backpack by Friday February 6th at the latest.  We are unable to accept late orders.

 

 

Bluebonnet Voting is underway all across Texas!

January 26, 2015 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

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Texas kids in 3rd-5th grade are eligible to vote if they’ve read at least 5 Bluebonnet books from this year’s list.

Which book will be the winner?  The kids will decide!

Old Town Texans voted and it was a close race!  In first place here at OTE is Neptune Project by Polly Holyoke!  Second place (by two votes) is Rump by Liesl Shurtliff!  In third place is Dead City by James Ponti.

The statewide results will be announced in February.

 

Polly Holyoke is coming on Thursday!

January 15, 2015 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

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We are so excited! The OTE Library is fortunate to have *another* Texas Bluebonnet Award nominated author come visit! On Tuesday, 3-5th grades get to meet and talk books with The Neptune Project author Polly Holyoke!

If you would like to get a signed book, Hollyoke Book Order Form January 2015 are here. Forms need to be turned in to the library by Friday January 16th!

Stay tuned for exciting news of the visit!

Book fair a success!

December 3, 2014 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Thank-You

Thank you for supporting the book fair! We were able to raise around $2,000 to buy new books for our library!

Book Fair is Here!

November 13, 2014 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

Texas Library Snapshot Day

October 28, 2014 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

All across Texas, people are celebrating the great things happening in libraries on Snapshot Day. This day is typically in late October every year. This year, our snapshot day was on October 28th. Here’s a peek at our day!

Math in the library?

October 13, 2014 by · No Comments · Uncategorized

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Did you know that we talk about math in the library? That’s right!

The non-fiction section is organized by subject using numbers. We talk about whole numbers and decimals and putting them in order. It’s a great real-life example of how we use math in every day life!

Want to test your skills? Click this picture to play!
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Parents, check this out!

September 29, 2014 by · No Comments · Uncategorized