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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE DES LIBRARY?

DES Celebrates Dr. Seuss' Birthday
The Cat in the Hat makes a special guest appearance at DES in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. He spends the day reading to DES students in the library.

Classes Research at the Library
With the help of library staff working in collaboration with teachers at every grade level, students discover the joy of researching! The students discover that researching and note taking are hard work. But they also discover that finding information and constructing personal meaning from it can be fun. In fact, it makes them feel like an expert on their topic! Curriculum-integrated projects help students become lifelong readers, learners, technology and and library users!


PURPOSE OF THE DES LIBRARY
  • Explore Fiction
  • Explore Nonfiction
  • Learn to use technology
  • Use the online catalog to look up authors, titles, subjects, keywords, lexiles, etc.
  • Develop lifelong learning skills
  • Research to find new information
  • Research to find answers to questions
  • Use reference books and online resources
  • Take notes on pertinent information
  • Read books, magazines, newspapers
  • Browse and check out
  • Hear about good books
  • Listen to stories and book talks
  • Learn about authors
  • Learn how to find, evaluate, and use information responsibly and effectively
  • Use technology to complete school assignments and explore personal interests

HELPFUL LINKS:
BadgerLink
- Online Catalog
- TumbleBooks
- EBSCO Magazine Database
- World Book Online
- Dodgeville Public Library
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