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Riverdale Elementary School Library

Welcome to Our Library!

The mission of the Riverdale Elementary Library is to be an integral part of the learning and teaching process while providing a welcoming, comfortable environment where students, parents, and teachers are encouraged and inspired to pursue their academic and personal interests.

Library Assistant — Ms. Lehrman

Looking for a book?

The school buildings may be closed but you still have access to ebooks. You can check out Destiny below to see what your school library has. 

Junior Library Guild is offering their online books for free right now. Just click below.

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Online Reference Resources

World Book Online Encyclopedia

The World Book Encyclopedia is online- only better. It is updated monthly and/or daily. This is paid for by the school corporation- please use it! This is available on all school computers. You can also access this from home, but you will need to use the following username/password combination: dekalb/blazers. View the individual resources below!

Additional Online Resources

Authors and Illustrators

Find information about your favorite authors/illustrators.

Kid's Publishing Information

Places where kids can submit their original writing pieces for publication.

Young Hoosier Book Award

See lists of current nominee books and the requirements to vote for your favorite.

Young Hoosier Book Award
Young Hoosier Book Award

read alouds
Read Aloud Books

Kindergarten Mentors

Join us for this rewarding and fun experience!

Each of our community mentors meets with two to three kindergarten students a couple times  a month during the school year to share books. Finding a comfortable spot somewhere, mentors read aloud and discuss stories and experiences with their kindergarteners. These mentors serve as positive role models and show kids the joy and fun that books can provide.

Teacher Resources

Sites for teachers, with lesson plan ideas, templates, and other teaching resources.