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Burnaby School district has now made TumbleBooks available to all students. You can get to their site through Seaforth Library’s home page. Click LIBRARY on the horizontal bar and then click CATALOGUE on the vertical bar.  For students using the website at home, … Continue reading

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YRCA 2017 voting

  Voting will take place on Monday, April 10th in the school library!

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Book Borrowing guidelines for the Holidays

Students in grades 2 and up are allowed to take books out over the Christmas holidays with the understanding they do not take them on vacation with them. However, if they are going to be vacationing or visiting relatives for … Continue reading

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Thank you , Seaforth Families!

Thank you to all the students and their families who came to the Scholastic Book Fair. It was a great success, so much so that Ms. Higgins will be able to purchase new books with the funds that we raised. As they … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Donation!

In October, a grade 2 student had a birthday party in which he chose not to receive gifts but donations for a special cause. I was very honoured that he chose the School Library to donate the funds to as … Continue reading

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See the resemblance?

              As many students and staff know, every Halloween I dress up as a book character. So far, I’ve been Olivia, Baby Mouse, Fancy Nancy, Pete the Cat, Chester, and the Queen of Hearts. … Continue reading

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Halloween Book ‘Treats’!

              This Halloween, Primary classes were ‘treated” to two stories .  I read A Teeny Tiny Halloween, a new picturebook written by Lauren L. Wohl and illustrated by Henry Cole. It is loosely based on … Continue reading

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Div. 5 Inquiry – Famous French Canadian

Division 5 students , this Inquiry is a wonderful opportunity to learn about a famous French Canadian who has made a difference and an immeasurable contribution to society. Here is the link to which has the biocube you will use to make your … Continue reading

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BPL Summer Reading Club Participants

Congratulations to the following Seaforth students who completed this summer’s BPL reading club program called Take a Trip! The participants’ reading calendars were sent to all Burnaby Schools so that Teacher-Librarians could print out and present the students with their … Continue reading

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Rachelle Delaney Author Visit

On Wednesday, October 19th, Rachelle Delaney, a local Children’s author came to Seaforth and did presentations to Divisions 4 to 10. Rachelle talked about the writing process , and how she gets her ideas for plot , setting and characters. She read and … Continue reading

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