Category Archives: LIBRARY

Getting ready to welcome author/poet David Greenberg to T.I.S. Primary!

May 6, 2016 Getting ready to welcome author/poet David Greenberg to T.I.S. Primary! We are getting excited about welcoming American author/poet David Greenberg to T.I.S. Primary school next Thursday, May 12th! David Greenberg has published many books of poetry for … Continue reading

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David Greenberg book order forms

 David Greenberg book order forms

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Is poetry dull?

April 22, 2016 Is poetry dull? Somewhere along the line, many of us have learned that poetry is something to endure rather than to enjoy, celebrate, and have fun with. Fortunately, there are some poets who make poetry playful and … Continue reading

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New books in the library

April 14, 2016 New books in the library We have more new books in the library!  A terrific one called Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco recently arrived.  You might remember that grades 3 and 4 learned about Patricia Polacco … Continue reading

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Maker Space Club

April 15, 2016 Maker Space Club Makers Spaces celebrate the DIY culture of tinkering, creating and figuring things out. They can focus on any number of areas, from simple crafts to sophisticated electronics. According to http://spaces.makerspace.com/, Maker Spaces are community … Continue reading

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Found Poetry

April 8, 2016 Found Poetry Did you know that poetry is all around us?  Found poetry is one way to notice, celebrate and reframe everyday language in new and interesting ways.  Put another way, it is the literary equivalent of … Continue reading

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April is National Poetry Month!

April 6, 2016 April is National Poetry Month! According to www.poets.org website, “National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, … Continue reading

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There is a new resident in the T.I.S. Library…

There is a new resident in the T.I.S. Library… Meet Frederick, the mouse star of his own book of the same name by Leo Lionni.  Frederick is available to be a reading buddy any time you come to the Library!  … Continue reading

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Let’s Enjoy a Good Book!

It is always a pleasure to meet with classes in the library and it’s especially fun to see the students after a long break.  These grade 3 boys were eagerly examining a new book today during their library visit while … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

In honor of Chinese New Year and in celebration of Chinese Culture Week here at TIS we have been reading about the Monkey King and the Chinese zodiac in library classes this week. Students have been making paper cutting art … Continue reading

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