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Welcome to Clarke Elementary Library!   

  Inserted ImageLooking for a book?

Try out the new Clarke Elementary Library Symbaloo

Information and links to those websites are also below.

Find the books you are looking for

at Clarke Elementary Library!

Alexandria Researcher-You can now search the Elementary library online catalog by author, title, subject, call number, key word, Lexile number, series, eBook, most popular, what's new and award winners.


Alexandria Scout-a more user friendly version of Alexandria Researcher for students in Kindergarten thru fourth grade, created for use with touch screen devices.


Abookandahug.com-a book recommendation site for Elementary through High School students

Guys Read- books for guys to read.

Alex- MS/HS Online Catalog-search the catalog by author, title, subject, key word, series or call number to find the book you are looking for!

Storyline Online- "The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image."

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TeachingBooks.net provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, and a wealth of multimedia resources on K–12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.

  eBooks at Clarke Elementary!


Inserted ImageeBook sources provided by Green Hills AEA:   

Directions for MackinVIA and FollettShelf

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FolletShelf-Elementary Fiction and  Nonfiction eBooks. See Mrs. Wiley for username and password.

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Epic! - Thousands of free fiction and nonfiction eBooks and educational videos for students Pre-K to 5th grade.  

Unite for Literacy-120 free picture eBooks for emergent readers.

Tumblebooks at the Osceola Public Library Click on the link on the public library's homepage.

Project Gutenberg offers over 42,000 free  ebooks: choose among free epub books,  freekindle books, download them or read  them online.




 Other Resources: 

Iowa AEA Online Resources-See Mrs. Wiley for username and password, if needed

The OWL at Purdue - Online Writing Lab

Green Hills AEA 

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Des Moines Register

Osceola Sentinel-Tribune

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WILBOR-Check out an eBook or Audio book on your Windows/Mac laptop or desktop computer, Android phone, Blackberry or iPod, iPad, iPhone, Nook or Kindle, etc., using your public library card number.

Local Public Libraries:    

Osceola Public Library

Indianola Public Library

Des Moines Public Library

Library Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 3:05 pm

Closed weekends, holidays and summer vacation.


Mrs. Kelly Wiley, K-12 District Teacher Librarian

MS/HS 7:45 am to 11:45 am  Elem. 12:00 pm-3:45 pm 

Mrs. Julieann Barr, Elementary Library Associate

8:00 am to 3:05 pm