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Welcome to the St. Sebastian Parish School Library!

 

Mission Statement


The Helen Barry Hamlin Library at St. Sebastian Parish School is dedicated to promoting the love of reading in each student, faculty member and parishioner! We have over 9,000 books spanning the genres of adventure, biographies, comics, graphic novels, sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, religious, self-help, how-to, cooking, poetry and many more!  We have something for everyone, so please stop by and browse our selection. We are always adding new titles to our library and they want to be checked out!

 

Library Prayer

 

   Dear God,

   Thank you for the gift of books that we can use to learn, to inspire others and to praise your name. Help us

   today to focus, learn, and make the best choices to challenge ourselves to become better students. Thank

   you for our beautiful library that is filled with knowledge and inspiration.

   In Jesus' name,

   Amen

 

2017 Scholastic Book Fair

 

 

  This year's Book Fair, Happy Camper Book Fair, S'more Fun with Books will begin on Sunday, January 29th and run until Friday, February 3rd. Below is the Book Fair schedule:

 

Sunday, 1/29: Open House 11:00-2:00pm

 

Monday, 1/30: Mrs. Gupta (5th), Miss Stevens (4th)

 

Tuesday, 1/31: Mrs. Meyer (1st), Mrs. Slegus (4th), Mrs. Dekatch (2nd), Miss Karg (1st),,,AND after school 2:45-6:00

 

Wednesday, 2/1: Mrs. Kastelic (5th), Mrs. Cardarelli (Pre-K)

 

Thursday, 2/2: Miss Heffern (3rd), Miss O'Neil (3rd)......AND after school 2:45-6:00

 

Friday: Mrs. Schmidlin (K), Mrs. Myers (K), Mrs. Vernon (2nd)

 

6th, 7th and 8th grade students are welcome to shop during their lunch or Tuesday and Thursday after school.

 

 

Helpful Links:


  • Meet our Librarian, Mrs. Donatelli

  • New Programs!
    • Caldecott and Newberry Club, where students report on books they've read selected from either the Newberry Award List (3rd-8th) or the Caldecott Award List (K-3rd) and receive prizes!!
  • Library Events:
    • We collect Box Tops for education year round and use the money to purchase new books and supplies. We have a little contest between classes where the top three collectors win prizes. The teachers can be just as competitive as their students!
    • Our Scholastic Book Fairs also give us the opportunity to purchase books for classroom libraries as well as three different children's charities. Look for our Winter Book Fair coming soon!