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2018 GSD Elementary Design Challenge Winners

Congratulations to our design challenge winners! These were chosen from 1,668 entries. Each of our four winners will get to pick out $250 worth of books for their school library and have their…

2018-2019 Elementary Library Yearly Theme: Ubuntu

Introduction For the 2018-2019 school year, our libraries will be encouraged to implement the ubuntu philosophy in the libraries by teaching and modeling four core principles. They are, Be curious Be considerate of…

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2017-2018 Top Circulating Library Titles in Granite School District

In the 2017-2018 school year, students and staff in Granite School District checked out nearly 1.7 million items from school libraries. Just as last year, we’ve compiled and analyzed this circulation data to…

Upcoming Event: Battle of the Books District Competition (Grades 5-6)

The Granite School District Battle of of the Books Competition will take place on the evening of Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Rosecrest Elementary School.

OverDrive: ‘Big Library Read’ + What’s New | October 2017

Secondary Big Library Read October 12-26, 2017 This fall OverDrive is once again sponsoring the “Big Library Read,” a promotion in which we receive unlimited access to a special title for simultaneous, district-wide…

Granite Battle of the Books 2017-2018 Book Lists

What Is Battle of the Books? Throughout the school year, 3rd-6th grade students in Granite School District are encouraged to read as many books as they can from these lists. Students who read…

Library Spotlight: Beginning the Year Displays

During the first week of school, Granite’s elementary media clerks gathered in small groups for professional development sessions held at five different elementary school libraries in the district. In this setting they were…

By the Book: Maria Bucio, Diamond Ridge Elementary

Maria has been a made clerk at Diamond Ridge Elementary for one year, where she works with Leslie Benson. What books are currently on your nightstand? Royal Brides by Traci Hunter Abramson, Beauty…

By the Book: Tammy Hatch, Bennion Elementary

Tammy has been a media clerk at Bennion Elementary for four years. What was the last great book you read? Beautiful Sayers by Jane McBride, I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter…

By the Book: Denise Aguilar, Farnsworth Elementary

Denise has been a media clerk at Farnsworth Elementary for six years. What books are currently on your nightstand? Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien and the Book…

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