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      Summer

    Recommended Reading Lists by Grade Level

    (compiled by Houston Area Independent Schools Library Network)


    3rd-4th Grade List - click here
     
     5th Grade List - click here

    Argyle Intermediate Summer Reading Bingo Board.  Complete each square of the Bingo Board and have a parent initial each square.  Bring this page in during the first week of school during August  to receive a prize and have your picture taken for the Library Wall of Fame.   Click here to print the Bingo Board.

    Denton Public Library Summer Reading Club: "It’s time to get in shape for a fun-filled summer with the all-new 2016 Summer Reading Club beginning June 2.  This year we celebrate with the theme “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” All three branches will have sports-themed decorations in celebration of this year’s focus on sports and physical activity." Retrieved from the Denton Public Library website.  Click here for more details.

    Flower Mound Public Library  "Join Flower Mound Public Library on Saturday, June 4 from noon to 3 p.m. for the kickoff celebration of the 2016 Summer Ready Club. Studies have shown that reading and good health go hand-in-hand, which is why this year’s theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” Children ages 4 and older are invited to participate in various sports challenges, while Library staff assist in getting them signed up for Summer Reading Club. For more information, please visit www.fmlibrary.net, or call 972-874-6167." Click here for more details.
     
     Barnes and Noble's reading program allows children to choose a free book from their store once they have completed 8 books of their choice.  Their site also lists book recommendations by age and grade level.  Click here for details.
     
     
     
     
     

    Keep Calm and Read A Book! 

    Click the book cart below to access the library's online catalog (Destiny Quest):

    Link to Destiny Quest  
     

     
        Students at Argyle Intermediate visit the library every other week through their Reading and English classes.   The certified school librarian, Mary Ann Riley, reinforces content from the English language arts and reading curriculum and also focuses on media literacy and library skills. The Library is also open daily for individual students to come in and check out books at their leisure. 
     
        Students are allowed and encouraged to check out books for independent reading throughout the year. Free choice and independent reading have consistently been proven to improve students' vocabulary, reading comprehension, and verbal fluency. Developing as independent readers also encourages students to become lifelong learners ready to sift through the vast quantity of information available in the 21st century information environment.
     
        To read more about the benefits of independent reading, see this page from AASL. 
     
     

Announcements

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    To contact the library:
     
    Mary Ann Riley                                                   Jill Stover
    Librarian / Media Specialist                                     Library Aide
    mriley@argyleisd.com                                             jstover@argyleisd.com 
      
    940-464-5100 x 4010 (circulation desk)