Post Elementary School

Library » Library

Library

Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Checkout:
  • Kindergarten, first grade, second grade students may check out one book.
  • Fourth and fifth grade students may check out two books.
  • Books are due back in one week, but students are encouraged to return at any time to get another book.
  • We encourage students to choose books at their appropriate reading level and interest area so as to promote reading achievement.

Overdue Policy:
We do not charge fines for overdue books. However, students are required to pay for lost or damaged books. Parents will be refunded if the book is returned in good condition.

Pledge of the Allegiance
"I Pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

"Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible."

Congratulations!
Today is your day.
You're off to Great Places!
You're off and away!
You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself
Any direction you choose!

"Suess-isms for Success"

The A-Z of reading!
Ask questions while reading together. For example, ask "what do you think will happen next?"
Buy books as gifts.
Chat about what is happening in the book and how it
relates to everyday life.
Drop everything and read! Set aside time during the day in which the whole family reads.
Examine book illustrations in detail.
Find books that interest your child. Make suggestions, but don't turn reading into work.
Give hints when your child gets stuck on a word.
Have fun. Smile and enjoy the story!
Imagine yourselves in the story.
Join in your child's reading successes. Celebrate every small step with sincere praise.
Keep a list of your child's favorite authors.
Learn to read with -- not just to -- your child daily. Read aloud, share ideas, and answer questions.
Model reading. Share with your child, whether you're reading for information or for entertainment.
Never go on vacation without a book! Offer your child a variety of reading materials -- such as books, magazines, and newspapers.
Offer to take your child and a friend to the public library.
Predict story elements, draw conclusions, and retail the story with your child.
Questions about quality literature? check with a librarian, either at school or at your public library.
Reread books to familiarize your child with words and to help build self confidence.
Sing songs, recite poetry, and do finger plays to help develop language and listening skills.
Try to help your child understand that it's okay to make mistakes.
Understand that reading is developmental and that it takes time to practice to become fluent.
Visit your local library on a regular basis.
Watch for visual clues that your child can interpret.
"Xhibit" patience when your child is selecting books. Your support is empowering.
You are the most important person in helping your child develop a lifelong love of reading.
Zealous readers are the result of supportive and nurturing role models.

*The original list appeared in the teacher magazine The Mailbox Bookbag, Dec./Jan. 1998-1999

Post Elementary Media Center mission is to help students become independent, information-literate, and lifelong learners by providing materials that will enrich and support the educational program of the school and the varied interests, needs, ability, and maturity levels of the students served.