Welcome to the Porter Library!!!Mrs. Banks and Mrs. Johnson
                             
             Librarian:
Mrs. Derra Banks
             (banksdl@pwcs.edu)
                 Library Assistant: Mrs. Beverly Johnson
            (johnsobl@pwcs.edu)



Online Reading Resources

Don't forget that Porter students have access to
great resources to read online like:

MyON Reading 
CleverMy On

Students can log on to their Office 365 email accounts, log in and then go into the Clever waffle to choose books to read.  There are tons of fiction, nonfiction, chapter books and extension books to read throughout the summer. Parents can email classroom teachers, Mrs. Banks, or Ms. Greer for more information on accessing these titles 


MyCapstoneLibrary.com
Capstone
Our log-in goes in the red Capstone Interactive section.  
(Email Mrs. Banks for log-in info at banksdl@pwcs.edu)


Epic!
Epic!
Our Porter Student Code is available if you email Mrs. Banks at banksdl@pwcs.edu 


And you can use Hoopla if you have a public library card to download and check out eBooks from their site.

Hoopla



Updated for the Week of June 1

Check out some of these great books that will help children better understand race issues and to start family conversations about the events happening in our country:
You Matter

Book Covers
Stamped


Check out these 3 articles that highlight even more books for racial discussions designed for children and adults:

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/books/kids-books-that-talk-about-racism/#gallery/books-that-talk-about-racism/slide-25

https://www.embracerace.org/resources/26-childrens-books-to-support-conversations-on-race-racism-resistance

https://bookshop.org/lists/this-list-is-anti-racist




Try one of these great "Reading Maker" activities, if you are looking for a way to incorporate building something and your love of books.

CLICK HERE FOR ACTIVITIES




bookflix

Enter BookFlix Here




Download a BookFlix Recommendation Form Here







Check out this Library Video Tour:

Porter Library Tour


Students in the Life Learners 2 class helped us create a tour video of the important sections of the library.



Parent Volunteers
We love to have parent volunteers help us shelve books, assist with book fairs and work on special projects in the library! If you're interested in volunteering in the library, please contact Mrs. Johnson (johnsobl@pwcs.edu) or Mrs. Banks (banksdl@pwcs.edu) to schedule dates and times!

We look forward to working with you! Some of our volunteers may also be helping with our newly designed Makerspace!


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