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Welcome to Mark Twain Library

Remote learning lessons

During Remote Learning, we will be having 2 live library lessons weekly according to the schedule on the left side of this page. When we return to in person learning, we will be using the normal daily schedule for individual classes. The live lessons are also available on Empower if your child misses a live library class.

Aug 31 - Sep 4: What is a Library?
Sep 7 - Sep 11: Book Care
Sep 14 - Sep 25: Monarch Books (2 Lessons)
Sep 28 - Oct 2: Internet Safety #1
Oct 5 - Oct 9: Authors & Illustrators
Oct 12 - Oct 16: Parts of a Book
Oct 19 - Oct 23: Mo Willems Author Study
Oct 26 - Oct 30: Story Elements
Nov 4 (Wed) - Nov 10 (Tue): Internet Safety #2
Nov 11 - Nov 17: Fiction & Nonfiction
Nov 18 - Nov 24: Sequencing
Nov 30 - Dec 4: James Dean Author Study
Dec 7 - Dec 11: Predictions
Dec 14 - Dec 18: Traditions

Internet Safety Information

We will be beginning our monthly Internet Safety lessons the week of September 28, 2020. Check back here for monthly resources relating to our lesson topics.

Common Sense Media  Family Engagement Resources
Common Sense Media  K-5 Family Tips

Lesson #1: Week of September 28, 2020
Lesson #2: Week of October 26, 2020
  • Kindergarten: Pause for People (Family Activity is the same as Week #1)

Checkout Guidelines

Checkout: Students will be able to checkout 1 book weekly during library class. Students will not be allowed to checkout a new book if previously checked out books are not returned. 

Overdue Fines: Mark Twain library does not charge fines for overdue books.

Lost Books: If a book is lost, a replacement fine will be added to your student's account and your student will not be allowed to checkout until the fine is paid. If the lost book is returned in good condition within one year after the replacement fine is paid, we will refund the fine to you. 

Damaged Books: If a book is returned with damage that cannot be repaired, a replacement fine will be charged and your student will not be able to check out until the fine is paid.