Elementary Library

Alexandria Researcher Online Catalog-search the elementary catalog by author, title, subject, call number, key word, series, eBook, most popular, what's new and award winners to find the book you are looking for!
Lexile.com - type in the title of your book, and find the Lexile level.
AR Bookfinder - type in the title of your book and find the AR Level and points.
Don't know what to read next? Try one of the sites below...
Abookandahug.com-a book recommendation site for Elementary through High School students
Guys Read- books for guys to read.
60second Recap - 60second Recap® brings classic literature to life with short videos that explain critical points for discussion and understanding, including plot, themes, characters, symbols, and more. The site's 600+ videos have helped high school students and teachers around the world with reading comprehension, essay-writing, and understanding of key literary terms.

Other Resources:
Iowa AEA Online Resources-
Contact Mrs. Wiley for login and password information.
The OWL at Purdue - Online Writing Lab
Green Hills AEA

Newspapers Online:
Des Moines Register
Osceola Sentinel-Tribune

Library Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 3:0 pm

The library will be closed on weekends, holidays and summer vacation.

Julieanne Barr, Elementary Library Associate
Ann Fantz, Elementary Teacher Librarian

Directions for MackinVIA and FollettShelf
- Fiction and Nonfiction eBooks. Use the Iowa AEA Online Resources username and password for the MS/HS. Then, click on the backpack and create your own account.
FolletShelf-MS/HS Fiction and Nonfiction eBooks. See Mrs. Wiley for your own username and password.
Free eBooks-
Project Gutenberg offers over 42,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

WILBOR- Check out an eBook or Audio book for FREE 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.

Public Libraries:
Osceola Public Library
Indianola Public Library
Des Moines Public Library