• Welcome to the Library!

    Sara Grimm - Librarian 


     
                   Hello, and welcome to the Atlas Library!  My favorite genres to read are Fantasy, Historical Fiction, and Biographies; I have been the Atlas Librarian since 2010. I live on ten acres just north of Hayden with my husband, two dogs, chickens, and local wildlife. My hobbies include backpacking, exploring, and cooking. I graduated in 2005 from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Sociology, along with a minor in Women's Studies, emphasis on Families. My claim to fame is helping Darren Sproles (current NFL Eagles Runningback) pass Economic Botany.  K-State players threaten boycott | KRVN Radio GO WILDCATS! K-State players threaten boycott | KRVN Radio  Please email me with questions:  sgrimm@cdaschools.org or call: 762-0626 (email is the best option). Follow the Library Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Atlas-Library-195400121159815/; and/or the Instagram: atlas.library.  
             Library class consists of story-time, check-out, and reading their “new” books. Occasionally, we do fun projects or STEM activities. Watch for pictures on the social media pages! I do my best to make sure each student has an age-appropriate and reading-level-appropriate book to read when they leave the  library, but if you have concerns please contact me. Students 1st- 5th grades take books home and are welcome to exchange any time, not just at their weekly library class. 
     
    Destiny Quest - bmes-library

       See what your student has checked out from the library with the free app for smart phones/tablets: Destiny Quest. After downloading, type the school’s URL: https://library.cdaschools.org and choose Atlas Elementary. Then log in with your student’s school username and password, which you can find in their Skyward account under Student Access Login and the password is: their Student ID #Pw. If you prefer, you can use a computer by typing https://library.cdaschools.org into the task bar in your internet browser, choose Atlas, and log-in. If you have any questions or need help, please email me at: sgrimm@cdaschools.org , and I’ll be happy to make an appointment to walk you through it.

        

    How I see Libraries

    Remember that library fines (the cost of a lost book) do not just go away, they follow your student through their Middle and High School careers, so take care of those before you leave Atlas Elementary!  
     


    Quotes . . .

    "It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you."
    ~ Roald Dahl (The Witches)

    "You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes."
    ~Winnie the Pooh

    "There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away, nor any coursers like a page of prancing poetry."
    ~Emily Dickinson    

  • A few bedtime story favorites of mine are: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown; Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel; The Dragon in the Sock Drawer by Kate Klimo; and The Narnia Series by C.S. Lewis. 

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