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Thank You!

Thank you to the Moraga Education Foundation (MEF) and to the Los Perales PTA for their continued support and funding of the library!


Library Media Specialist:

Constance Russell

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Volunteer Coordinator:

Jessica Shafer

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4th & 5th Grade Book Club

Read and talk about great books!

Discover new authors!

The book club meets in the library during lunch 12:25-1:05!

Bring your lunch and a friend!

2018-2109 school year dates to be announced!

2nd & 3rd Grade Book Club

The book club meets in the library during lunch recess four times a year.

Have lunch in the cafeteria at your regular time then spend recess enjoying the book for that month.

Bring a friend!

2018-2109 school year dates to be announced!



LP Library News from Mrs. Russell

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This week the library is only open 

Tuesday and Wednesday. All classes will get a chance to guess the amount of magical food in our book fair jar.
 Each grade level will have one student winner and the winner will receive a $10 certificate to be used at the book fair. Students will also get to see a preview video of the book fair and summer reading certificates will be handed out to those students who qualified. This is the last week students can check in/check out books at the library until after Thanksgiving break.  

The books they bring home this week will be due the week of November 26th.

Wednesday night, November 8th,
the book fair opens with a special preview family shopping event from 6-8 pm. Then the book fair will be open 9am - 2pm on Friday, November 9th, and Tuesday - Thursday, November 13th-15th. 



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Destiny Library Catalog

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In addition to looking up book titles, please check out all the wonderful information that can be found under the Destiny Quest and WebPath Express tabs on the left hand side.

2018 Caldecott

Caledcott Winners

2018 Caledcott
Mock Awards 2018

2018 mock caldecott winners

2018 mock newbery winners

Random Acts of Kindness Books in the LP Library

Random Acts Of Kindness Books

Mindfulness Books in the LP Library

I Am Yoga by Susan Verde

The Lemonade Hurricane: A Story of Mindfulness and Meditation by Licia Morelli

The Listening Walk by David Kirk

Master of Mindfulness: How to Be Your Own Superhero in Times of Stress by Mr. Musumeci's 5th Grade Class

Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda by Lauren Alderfer

No One But You by Douglas Wood

The Other Way to Listen by Byrd Baylor

Peaceful Piggy Meditation by Kerry Lee MacLean

The Three Questions by Jon J Muth

What Does it Mean To Be Present? By Rana DiOrio

Zen Shorts by Jon J. Muth

Information About CYRM

Young Reader Medal

The California Young Reader Medal (CYRM) program encourages recreational reading of popular literature among the young people of our state. Since its inception in 1974, millions of California children have nominated, read, and voted for the winners of the California Young Reader Medal.

CYRM is supported by the California Reading Association, the California Association of Teachers of English, California Library Association, and the California School Library Association.

Young people recommend the titles of their favorite books for nomination, or teachers and librarians note repeatedly read or requested titles, and these are submitted to the California Young Reader Medal Committee. Members of the committee read the suggested books, discuss their merits and appeal to children, and then decide upon a well-balanced list of nominees.

To be considered for nomination, a book must be an original work of fiction published within the last four years by a living author. Recommendations for nomination are due each year by April 1 for consideration as a nominee the following year. It is a two-year cycle from the time of nomination by students to the presentation of the California Young Reader medal to the winning authors and illustrators.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Moraga School District School library program is to support students in becoming independent and effective users of all variety of information; to support teachers and the common core standards through collaboration; and to nurture a lifelong love of reading and learning.

Borrowing Times
Grade Number of Books Borrowing Period 
TK 1  in class
K 1  1 week
1 2  1 week
2 2  1 week
3 3  1 week
4 4  2 weeks
5 5  2 weeks
Overdue Books

There are no fines for overdue books; however, students must return overdue items before new items may be checked out. Students who have overdue books are able to read books in the library, but are unable to take them home. If a book is lost or damaged it is the responsibility of the student to replace the book.

Thank you Library Volunteers!!!
Thank you Library Volunteers!!!
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