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The Averill Park CSD Holiday Recess will begin at the end of the day today. Classes will resume on Monday, January 4th, 2020. We wish you a happy and safe holiday season. Thank you.



Sora Winter Break Challenge:
There is a special contest this break (see image of ornaments). Students need to find each thing/do each thing listed on an ornament through reading Sora’s ebooks. All they need is their Google log in to access them. If students email their filled out entry to Mrs. Ekstrom at ekstromr@apcsd.org by January 8th, they will be entered in a special drawing for a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card. Good lucky and happy winter reading!

Sora Ebooks:
AMS readers can check out Bookflix: it’s a great way to access ebooks on Sora any time! All these ebooks are available in unlimited copies. All students need to do is log in to Sora using their Google account! Remember, Sora is also a free app they can use on their phone. If you have questions, please ask Mrs. Ekstrom. ekstromr@apcsd.org
Bookflix for Always Available Books.pptx
Google Slides slide:


Ebooks/Audiobooks Through the AMS Library and Local Public Libraries:

Ebooks and audiobooks are a great, convenient way to check out books. The link below will take you to a document that explains how to use Sora and the public library ebooks on Libby and Hoopla. Please let Ms. Ekstrom know if you have any questions: ekstromr@apcsd.org



Programs from the North Greenbush Public Library:
Take Home Craft Kits: Holiday take home craft kits will be available beginning Monday, December 14th. For teens/adults, the kits include a candy cane wreath craft and a snowflake ornament craft. We will have a video tutorial available for the snowflake ornament craft on our YouTube page. For younger children and families, the kits include a light up snowman ornament, a toilet paper roll reindeer and a mouse ornament. The kits are available for pick up through Grab N Go. Call us at 518-283-0303 if you would like us to put one out for you (while supplies last.)
New Books: We have been busy adding new books to our collection! Want to see what we have added recently? Click here and then you can select from the different options. If you want to request an item, just click on the title and it will take you to the catalog. Feel free to call us at 518-283-0303 with requests as well.