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TumbleBooks

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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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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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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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 readwritethink.org 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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Divisions 6 & 7 Science Inquiry

Websites: Encyclopedia of British Columbia http://knowbc.com/ebc/ The Canadian Encyclopedia http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/ Canadian Geographic https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids National Geographic Kids http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/

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Book Fair a big success!

A big  Thank You to all the Seaforth families who came and supported the book fair in November. We had record sales which means more books for the Library and, in turn, for our students to read and enjoy! A … Continue reading

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Books poem by a Division 1 student

As I was walking down the hallway last week, I couldn’t help but notice a fabulous poem about books on Division 1’s bulletin board. The grade 6 poet has kindly allowed me to share it with you.     Books                     … Continue reading

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Which book character should Ms. Higgins dress up as?

  Ms. Higgins has a problem. She doesn’t know which book character to dress up as this Halloween. In previous years, Ms. Higgins has dressed up as Chester, Fancy Nancy, Olivia, and Pete the cat! So any suggestions as to … Continue reading

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Festival du Livre – Merci beaucoup!

Merci beaucoup to the French Immersion Families who came and bought books at the  Festival du Livre. Sales were moderate this year but it still enabled us to obtain a wide range of French books for the School Library.  It is … Continue reading

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