Online Fair directions

Our online fair is now up and running. You can shop until October 11th.

To shop online, go to

Follow these steps to find our fair:

ü Book Fair in the upper right hand corner

ü Find a fair

ü Pennsylvania

ü New Oxford

ü More Details

ü Shop now under Online Fair heading

Purchases made online will be shipped to the school. Please let me know if any purchases are secrets, so I do not send them home with a student.

All in-school and online Book Fair purchases benefit our school. Thanks for helping get more kids reading!

See you at the fair!


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ICS Fall Book Fair

As our annual Book Fair approaches, I want to make everyone aware of several items.

First, our Online Fair is now open and will remain open until October 11. You may find it an easy way to purchase books if you are unable to stop in at the school, or wish to purchase secret gifts for special occasions.

Second, we’ll once again have our “All for Books” collection box at the Book Fair. Students are encouraged to donate their loose change to help purchase books for the Library. Students who donate .50 or more will have their name placed in a drawing for one of four prizes.

Third, if you would like to help purchase books for your child/children’s classroom library you may do so by returning the wish list form that was sent home in the Family Folder this week, in an envelope marked “Teacher’s Wish List”.

Lastly, remember that the Book Fair will be open during Knights’ Night on September 30th. It will be a good opportunity to stop by and review the books your child/children placed on their wish list.

All purchases benefit the ICS library. Thank you for your support of reading in our school.


Mrs. Gilbert, Librarian

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Welcome Back!

Greetings from the Library! I am anxious to see how many minutes the students have read this summer. Will they be able to tape the librarian to the wall? We will find our this week!!

Mrs. Gilbert

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Summer Reading

Welcome Summer!

As everyone settles into the new summer routine, I want to remind you to keep reading. Do not forget the “Tape the Librarian to the Wall” challenge. Be sure to read at least 20 minutes a day and keep track of your reading on the form you received at school in May. Our goal is to read at least 73,000 minutes as a school!

Also, our Book Fair will be held in the library the week of September 15th.

Have a great summer,

Mrs. Gilbert

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Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2014! In between all of the weather delays, we are continuing to improve our use of all the resources a library has to offer. Some of the topics we are covering include how fiction and non-fiction are arranged in a library, learning about individual authors, what a periodical is, how we can use the internet for efficient research, and exploring short stories.

A special thank you goes out to grades 2 and 5 for their special monetary gift to purchase new books for our library! The money will be used at our BOGO Book Fair, to be held April 14-16. The money will go twice as far that way.

These cold winter days/evenings are a great time to settle in with a good book. Happy reading!

Mrs. Gilbert

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Book Fair Wrap-up

Thanks to all who patronized and helped out at our recent Book Fair. We have raised $762 to purchase new books for the library. I was able to purchase many books at the fair and am working to get them ready for circulation.

Mrs. Gilbert

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The Book Fair

Our Scholastic Book Fair is coming up September 16-19. Your students will be bringing information home in the Family Folder this week. Please take some time to check it out. The actual flyers will come home next week.

Once again, we will be conducting an online fair. It can be reached through the following web address. The online fair is open from Sept. 8-28. All orders are shipped free to the school. It also features an expanded book selection. All purchases support the purchase of books and materials for the ICS library.

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