• Welcome to MES Library

    "A safe place for young learners to find good information." 

    6/11/20

    Happy Summer

    MES Summer Reading List: https://ny24000063.schoolwires.net/Page/8401

    MES Database Access (login: maes password: orange): https://auth.orc.scoolaid.net/bin/listdb?sysCode=ou&schoolId=2494

    Sora App: https://soraapp.com/library/orangeulsterny (Login with your school Google Account)

    American Library Association Summer Reading Lists K-5: http://www.ala.org/alsc/publications-resources/book-lists/2020-summer-reading-list

    More Summer Reading Resources with Read Across America: https://www.readacrossamerica.org/kids-summer-reading-list/

     

    6/8/20

    Summer Reading

    Please see my Summer Reading List for grades K-5 here.

    5/28/20

    MES Family, Join me tonight for a bedtime story of

    Rock, Paper & Scissors by Drew Daywalt.

    Please contact your teacher for the Google Meet link.

    The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt

    5/26/20

    Biography Research

    Happy Tuesday MES!

    Students, please see your Library Skills Google Classroom assignment.

    This week we're collaborating w/ the Fifth Grade Team

    & working on biography research!

     

    5/21/20

    Please join me this evening for a bedtime story of:

    Mighty Jackie The Strike-Out Queen by Marissa Moss

    Tonight's Bedtime Story @7pm

    Please contact your classroom teacher for Google Meet Link

     

    5/20/20 

    Check out some of our Scratch.com Cross Stitch creations from this weeks google Assignment (see below).

    I'm beyond impressed by our MES Library classes. Keep Shining!

    Scratch.com Cross Stitch Activity

    Scratch.com Cross stitch activity

    Scratch.com Cross stitch activity

     

    5/18/20

    Happy Monday MES!

    Students please see your Library Skills Google Classroom Assignment

    This week we're taking a digital brain break w/ Scratch.com

    Enjoy cross stitching and drawing w/ Sprite Art Studio

    Teachers please feel free to join us: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/394706558/

     

    5/15/20

    Happy Friday! 

    Please take a relaxing brain break using Scratch Magic Pen:

     https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/394995374/

     

     5/14/20

    Please join me toight @ 7pm for a reading of

    The Donkey Egg by Janet Stevens

    (Contact your classroom teacher for the meeting link)

    The Donkey Egg by Janet Stevens

    5/11/20

    Good Morning

    Attention Fourth & Fifth Library Skills:
    Mrs. Weckeman and I will host a review today on our current assignent-
    Lets Keep reading w/ myon.com Fourth @ 11, Fifth @ 12
    Please check our class stream board for the meeting link.

     

    5/7/20

    Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

    Please join me for a Bedtime Story of:

    Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss Tonight @ 7PM

    All teachers will provide access to the live streaming link

    We can't wait to see you there!

     

    5/5/20

    Celebrate the publication of the One and Only Bob with a talk, reading

    and Q&A with Katherine Applegate today @ 4pm

    Register Here

    The One and Only Ivan Book launch

    5/4/20

    Happy Monday!

    Attention Fourth & Fifth Library Skills: 

    Mrs. Weckeman and I will host a review today on our current assignent-

    What are you reading? Fourth @ 11, Fifth @ 12

    Please check our class stream board for the meeting link.

    Monday, May 4th

    5/1/20

    Fourth & Fifth Grade Students go above and beyond to explore the local history of Marlboro using the NY Digital Collection.

    Students interviewed family members and teachers to research the past of many businesses.

    Then took road trips to comprae the past to the present of their community.

    The Hallock House The Hallock House Quimby Farms Quimby Farm Today Little Cabin Inn Haven Cafe

     

    4/30/20

    RCLS Dia! Children's Book Day

    Today, April 30th, is the RCLS Dia Celebration.

    There will be readings all day long from our public libraries. 

    Please see your public library websites and Facebook pages! 

    dia

    4/29/20

    35 Picture Books That'ss Take your Family on Adventures

    When You're Stuck at Home Click here

    Picture Book Adventures

    4/28/20

    Therapy Dog Tillie

    To all of my friends at Marlboro Elementary School,

    I just wanted you to know that I have been thinking about you during this difficult time.  I miss seeing all of you and listening to you read! You have been doing such a wonderful job improving your reading skills and I am one proud pup!

    Love and puppy smooches,

    Your Therapy Dog—Tillie

     

    4/27/20

    Old Marlboro Dock

    Attention 4th & 5th Grade Library Skill students

    Mrs. Weckeman and I will host a review today on your current project:

    Exploring the Local Heritae of Marlboro

    Grade 4@ 11 & Grade 5@12

    *Please check our Google class stream board for the meeting link*

     

    4/24/20

    Attention ALL Library Skills Classes

    Mrs. Weckeman and I will be hosting a Google meet to review our current assignment:

    Exploring the Local Heritage of Marlboro: Monday April 27th Grade 4 @ 11am, Grade 5 @ 12pm

    Please check your Google Classroom for the meeting links.

    4/23/20

    Restart

    I just finished Restart written by Gordon Korman.

    Please add this book to your must read list!

    Watch the book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rf56kldZo78

    Chreck out the book on our Sora App: https://soraapp.com/library/orangeulsterny

    4/22/20

    Happy Earth Day MES 

    We"ve got the Whole World in our Hands

    *Today I look forward to joining Ms. Verdi and Ms. Topha's classes!

     4/21/20

    How are you using your library right now?

    Today, I'm looking up database artciles on Sharks for Ms. Perry's class.

    In honof of National Library Week,

    please visit your school and public libraries for eBooks, audiobooks and datbase articles.

    *Today I look forward to joining Ms. Perry's Class!

     

    4/20/20

    Attention fourth & fifth Grade MES Library Skills students: a new Google Classroom two week project has been posted.

    *TOPIC: Exploring the Local Heritage of Marlboro*

     

    Marlboro Middle School

    4/17/20

    Happy Friday! Please find a good read over the weekend in

    one of the many free eBook platforms mentioned in this NY Times article

    eBooks

    4/16/20

    Happy Virtual Sports Day!

    Please ask your teachers for the link to a video read aloud of this wonderful book:

    joltin' Joe DiMaggio written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by James E. Ransome,

    Published by Simon & Schuester 2014

     

    joltin Joe DiMaggio

     

    4/15/20

    Today is the 108th Anniversary of the TITANIC

    Please checkout one of the 12 eBooks availabe on our Sora ebook App today!

     

     

    titanic Titanic

     

    4/14/20

    On April 14th, 1912 the Titanic struck an iceberg.

    Two Hours later the ship broke in half and sank into the icy Atlantic.

    If you've always been fascinated by this story as I have, READ THIS NEW BOOK by Lauren Tarshis:

    I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 

    4/13/20

    author

    *ATTENTION 4th & 5th Grade Library Skills Students:

    Google Classrrom Assignments have been posted for this week:

    *Topic: Research your favorite author*

     

    4/10/20

    Please enjoy this read aloud of The Donkey Egg by Janet Stevens & Susan Stevens Crummel 

     4/9/20

    bookstore

    Support your local bookstore!

    Today I had the pleasure speaking with Barking Goose Bookstore of Newburgh.

    They're family owned and operated.

    Open for books, book orders and food! Child- Adult level reads.

    16 North Plank Road, Newburgh, NY 12555 

    https://barkinggoosebookbar.com

     

    4/8/20

    Please enjoy this read aloud of the book Coat of Many Colors by Dolly Parton

     

     

    4/7/20

    Word Art

    Today read a children's poem: https://americanliterature.com/poems-for-kids

    Next, make a Word Art just select "create now": https://wordart.com

    4/6/20

    *Attention 4th & 5th Grade MES Library Skills Students: Google Classroom assignments have been posted for this week. * Topic: Letter to my Future Self-How I Survived the COVID 19 Crisis

    4/3/20

    eBook Platform

    *MES students & staff. Check out our new eBook platform with thousands of books in 5 easy steps.

    1. Find Sora by OverDrive App,

    2. Type into search bar “Orange-Ulster BOCES”

    3. Select Marlboro CSD

    4.Login with your school Google Account.

    5. Read read read!!!

    SORA Link: https://soraapp.com/welcome/login/360044

    4/2/20

    Night Sky App Night Sky App

    * Today read Lesson 4: Earth and Space-The Moon w/ Scholastic- https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-prek-k.html

    Tonight download the Night Sky App and find the constellations w/ your family.

    What's your sign? #Virgo #Leo

    4/1/20

    *Please see my list of favorite K-5 reads here.

    Please check back as I will keep adding to the list.

    3/31/20

    Rabbits *Read about rabbits w/ Scholastic. Next, go on a bunny discovery in your backyard and leave them some yummy carrots.

    https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-prek-k.html

    3/30/20

    *Attention 4th & 5th Grade MES Library Skills Students: Google Classroom assignments have been posted for this week. Please email me if you need your class code.* Topic: Inside the Rise of Graphic Novels

    3/27/20

    *This is dedicated to Marlboro Elementary School students and their families who continue to inspire their teachers and school staff.

    We are MES! We will overcome! We look forward to learning and growing together again.

     3/26/2020

    typing

    * Try some typing practice: https://www.goodtyping.com/introduccion.htm?n=Guest&e=Invitado&t=1&

    eBook

    *Today check out our school eBook shelf, select three eBooks you would be willing to read and share this doc with a parent, teacher or friend:

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Os1oVH_PnI4nAwwl1bAZvS4pibTZZKpfEPpQ6vxayOo/edit?usp=sharing

     3/25/20

    time for kids

    *Time for Kids Digital Library is free for the rest of the school year!

    Click link to access: https://time.com/tfk-free/?fbclid=IwAR3Lp7yJPqiI1LqM7wvoHdq0ECjfa2ZMMM8tfXWzXrM-EXu54gtQERBsgWc

    3/24/20

    Audible

    *Free audiobooks from Audible for all ages: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

    3/23/20

    *Attention ALL 4th & 5th Grade Students: Google Classroom Assignments have been for this week. Please email me if you need your class code.*

    *Here is your LIVE Author/Illustrator #DigitalFridgeMagnet #ReadAloud lineup for the 23rd & 24th. Please add-on an hour for EST

    readaloud times

    Author Virtual Read Aloud

    *Check out the list of authors who are reading their books aloud: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/books/writers-entertain-kids-virus.html

     3/20/20

    *Rainy Day? Cuddle up with a Book Flix audiobook (maes, orange):

    https://auth.orc.scoolaid.net/bin/listdb?sysCode=ou&schoolId=2494

    Book Flix

      3/19/20 

     *Free Remote Home Learning Resources for 4th and 5th Grade

      *15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home

     3/18/20

    eBook Platform

    *MES students & staff. Check out our new eBook platform with thousands of books in 5 easy steps. 1. Find Sora by OverDrive App, 2. Type into search bar “Orange-Ulster BOCES”, 3. Select Marlboro CSD, 4.Login with your school Google Account. 5. Read read read!!!

    SORA Link: https://soraapp.com/welcome/login/360044

    3/17/20

    *PLEASE CHECK OUT the link to ALL of our database subscriptions (Tumble Books, Book Flix, World Book, Follett eBook shelf, PebbleGo etc.) Students will only need to login once and they will have access to everything we purchase:

    24/7 MES Database Linkhttps://auth.orc.scoolaid.net/bin/listdb?sysCode=ou&schoolId=2494

     24/7 MES Database Login Access: maes password: orange

    3/16/20

    *Attention ALL 4th & 5th Grade Students: Google Classroom Assignments have been for this week. Please email me if you need your class code.*

     Valentines Day Mock Caldecott Mock Caldecott Google Classroom Reading Buddies Fall Display  Read to Tillie New Reading Program Recreating The Wild Robot Google Classroom: A Letter to my Future Self Read to Tillie: Reading Program First K Book Check out of 2019 Recreating The Wild Robot First Book Checkout of 2019 Yoga in Library Class

    Library Assistants

    STEAM Club

    Fifth Grade Library Assistant

     

    STEAM KITS

    Mrs. Weckemen, Mrs. Stalter & Library Assistants

    Spring Library Bulletin Board

     

     

    MES eBook Shelf

    Click picture above to access our eBook shelf

    student user i.d.: first name. last name

    student password: lunch number

    eBook Shelf

    Library Puppets

     National Dot Day

    Summer Reading LIST

    2018 Summer Reading List

    New books! Spring Bulletin Board

    Book Club

    MES PTA Book Swap

    A Favorite Fiction Book

    4th Grade Research

     

    Book Breakfast Special Guests

    Book Breakfast

    Book Breakfast

    PE & Library

    Reading & Yoga

    Wonder

    Veteran's Day Assembly

    New Books!  

     Big Nate Books
    K-5 Library Media Center
     
    Mrs. Maureen Stalter, Media Specialist