Welcome to the Library

  • Contact Information:

    Maria Navas | Teacher Librarian, Media Specialist
    Bibliotecaria de Medios Informáticos
    Library Phone: 1-847-745-636
    @NavasLibrarian 

    Extra Reading and Activity Choices:

    December Choice Boards for you to enjoy during Winter Break

     December Choice Board

    ICDL  - International Childrens Digital Library is a multicultural library that features carefully selected, age-rated and age-appropriate books. Children's books from more than 40 countries and in 50+ languages. Very easy to use. Click the red book at the top of the home page to begin your search.

    - My Bookshelf has many read alouds by different authors, librarians, and more. Click here to open. After listening to a read aoud, write a review about the story and the reader. Or draw a picture of your favorite part. 

    - Virtual Camp, by Destiny (our library system). For all grades; There are read alouds, cool videos, how to draw guides, and more. Click on a topic that interests you, explore a new topic, your choice. Let me know what you think and share your activities at mnavas@emsd63.org 

    Week 1 Imagination

    Week 7 Pets
    Week 2  The Farm Week 8 Bugs
    Week 3  The Ocean Week 9 Games and Sports
    Week 4  Dinosaurs Week 10 Furry Critters
    Week 5 Gardens, Plants, Flowers Week 11 Things That Fly
    Week 6 Camping and Picnics Week 12 Space

    Try a screen break activity.

    screenfreeBINGO  YogaPirate

     


    2021 Illinois Book Awards

    Lists for the Monarchs, Bluestem, and Caudill nominees.

    Click here for the 2021 Monarch nominees. Grades K-3 need to read 4 books in order to be able to vote in March 2021.

    Click here for the 2021 Bluestem nominees. Grades 3-5 need to read 4 books in order to be able to vote in March 2021. Click here to see the book trailers.

    Click here for the 2021 Caudill nominees. Grades 4-8 need to read 3 books in order to be able to vote in February 2021.


    Battle of the Books

    Niles-Maine Public Library has planed to host a virtual Book Battle. This is a reading program for 4th and 5th graders. Last year's champs featured below.

     Battle of Books Champs


    Library reading activities:
    1st graders enjoy the story of Martina The Beautiful Cockroach  Book battle practice  share

    Click the Photo Gallery for more pictures.