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Highlights from the 2019 Granite Battle of the Books District Competition

32 teams of 5th and 6th grade students from across Granite School District came together at Jim Bridger Elementary last Thursday, March 14, for the 2019 Battle of the Books District Competition. Each team of 3-4 students engaged in three rounds of “Family Feud”-style competition in classrooms throughout the building, answering trivia questions taken from …

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New Books in Sora for Winter Break

Just in time for winter break we’ve added many new titles in Sora, Granite’s digital library for students and staff. Take some time to read and listen over the holidays. We have several new curated collections, including Best Books of 2018 and 2020 Beehive Hopefuls. Log in with your student number and password at https://soraapp.com …

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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 determine the most popular book titles in the district, both overall and among new books published in 2017-2018. 2017-2018 Top Titles Interactive …

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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 reading. From October 12-26, 2017, all secondary students and staff members can check out and read The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett …

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Granite Library Presentations at UELMA 2017

Last week the Utah Educational Library Media Association held their Spring conference at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City. Many of our library media educational technology specialists (LMETS) and media clerks attended the conference, and several presented sessions at the conference themselves. Here is a roster of the sessions shared by our …

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New YA Fiction in OverDrive | March 2016

Check out some of the latest young adult titles available as ebooks and/or audiobooks in Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library. Click here or on each image to download these posters as a printable PDF. For more information on Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library, which is available to all students and staff in Granite School District, please visit our help …

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Featured Resource: Utah’s Online Library

(http://onlinelibrary.uen.org/) Utah’s Online Library, formerly known as Pioneer Online Library, was officially renamed and re-branded on February 29, 2016. The new URL for the K-12 edition of the library is: http://onlinelibrary.uen.org/ The new URL for the consortium of online libraries (College, K-12, Preschool, and Public) is: http://utahsonlinelibrary.org/ (The old URLs for Pioneer Library do still work and forward to …

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Collaborative Resource List: Digital Reading Tools

This list is also posted on our sister website, the Granite Educational Technology Blog. In this latest addition to our series of collaborative resource lists we share a growing collection of digital tools, apps, and web sites that provide online reading for students to use in and out of the classroom, as well as book …

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Student Library Cards from Salt Lake County Library Services

Salt Lake County Library Services now provides Student Library Cards – a new type of library card available for students ages 8-17 who live in Salt Lake County. With a Student Library Card, young library users can: Check out up to 3 items without accruing fines or fees Use library computers Access online homework help, …

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