Hours & Checkouts

Hours From September through June

  • Monday, 8:05 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 8:05 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 8:05 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, 8:05 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Fridays - from 8:05 am until 3:30 pm, except district-wide holidays and Early Out Friday.

 

Checkouts:

PK 3 & 4 - No checking out
Kindergarten and First Grade - 1 book
Second Grade through Fifth Grade - 2 books
Sixth Grade - 3 books

All books are due during weekly classroom visits.

Book Donations

Newport Coast Elementary School accepts donations of slightly used books.

Currently, we have a wonderful team of moms helping me get these books on the shelves!

We are now CLOSED to accept new donations.

Thank you.

NCE LIBRARY

Calling All Readers! Book Fair!

  • June 5 - June 10
  • Family Night - Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from 4 - 8 pm
    • Wear your PJs and come to Story Time
    • More details to come!

 

Memorial Day

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Special Author Visits

Newport Coast Elementary School - Children's Co-Author Connor White Visits

  • Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 8:45 am
  • Multipurpose Room, 6655 Ridge Park Road, Newport Coast, CA 92657
  • Meet Connor White co-author of Shivers, the scaredy-est pirate ever to sail the Seven Seas.Along with his best friend, Margo, and his loyal Fishmate, Albee, Shivers battles a girant squid, discovers hidden treaures, and gets pooped on by a pigeon to save his parents fron the cluches of evil. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll never eat snails again. So put on your pantaloons, batten down the hatches, and join Shivers on his first (but still very dangerous) adventure. Books will be available for purchase ($14.00).

 

Newport Beach Public Library  - Children's Author Dan Gutman Visits

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015, @ 4:30 – 5:30pm
  • Central Library Children's Room, 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • Meet Dan Gutman, author of the popular My Weird School, The Genius Files and Baseball Card Adventure series. Gutman has written more than 80 children's books and won numerous awards including Child Magazines' Best Children's Books and Booklists Editor's choice. He will be introducing his new picture book "Rappy, the Raptor" as well as talking about his wonderful series of books. If you have read any of Gutman's books, you know it will be an entertaining event. Books will be available for purchase.

Round two!

The Library Aide program generates scholarly students who demonstrate honorability, organizational skills, and wisdom on a daily basis. These character traits are important to becoming a library aide. I am please to announce the students who stayed 3 hours after school training, wrote an essay during their free time, and missed a lunch recess to come to the library to take the Library Aides test and made the top scores of 85% or higher.

 

NCE's Newest Library Aides

 

Natalie Morehead - Dreyer (5th Grade)

 

Marisa Bist - Johnson (4th Grade)

 

Congratulations!

Library Aides Winter Celebration

When: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Where: Library

Time: 12:40 - 2 PM

Why: As a reward for working hard paging and 'tis the Season to be Jolly!

Don't forget:

  • $5.00
  • Dessert, drinks, or paper products
  • Gift for exchange

Library Aides Program Results

The Library Aide program generates scholarly students who demonstrate honorability, organizational skills, and wisdom on a daily basis. These character traits are important to becoming a library aide. I am please to announce the students who stayed 3 hours after school training, wrote an essay during their free time, and missed a lunch recess to come to the library to take the Library Aides test and made the top scores of 85% or higher.

 

NCE's Library Aides

 

Mikayla Shaffer - Ossenmacher (5th Grade)

Scored 100%!

She is the second student in history to do so!

I am so proud of her!!

 

 

Ari Kanazawa - Colich (4th Grade)

 

Lauren Pak - Colich (4th Grade)

 

Erica Sjoholm - Dreyer (5th Grade)

 

Julia Jung - Ossenmacher (5th Grade)

 

Michael Zhu - Prough (5th Grade)

 

 

Congratulations!!

Library Aides

Come to trainings prepared with a pen or pencil to write with and paper to write on.  You will need to take notes and study those notes to do well on the test.

 

  • Training Day 1Mon., Oct. 13Lib.3:15-4:15 p.m.

  • Training Day 2Tues., Oct. 14Lib.3:15-4:15 p.m.

  • Training Day 3Thurs., Oct. 15Lib.3:15-4:15 p.m.

  • Library Aide TestFri., Oct. 16Lib.12:40-1:45 p.m.

    (After you eat lunch, come take the test)

     

  • Write a one-page essay:(no larger than 14 font, single space if typed)

    • What do you think makes a good library aide?

    • Why do I want to become a library aide?

    • How do you think a library aide should behave?

    • Due Friday when you come in to take your test or EARLIER.

       

      Good luck and I look forward to seeing you here!

Parent Volunteers

The NCE Library needs your help!

 

We just received over $6,000 worth of Scholastic Books! We need help preparing them for circulation.

 

The qualifications are the same as a classroom volunteer by registering online and submitting a current negative TB test to Sandy Studer in the office.

 

If you are interested in helping our library, please contact Ms. McCormick at (949) 515-6975 Ext. 7496 or e-mail her at cmccormick@nmusd.us.

 

Thank you! 

Back to School AGAIN!

Welcome Back!

 

I am so excited for you to visit the library and see all the changes I made! I moved the cataloging computers, teacher table, curriculum lab is now in here and we have magazines, too!

 

The staff and I are looking forward to teaching you and making sure you are well provided for and taken care of for the next 10 months!

 

Sincerely,

 

Ms. McCormick

"Whatever Floats Your Boat!"

Our new theme means that whatever you like, READ ALL ABOUT IT!

 

Our focus will be on reading nonfiction books that interest you. These types are books are the ones that make you smarter, gives you new ideas, and teaches you critical thinking. With the new Common Core being taught, we must learn to be critical thinkers and I am here to help foster that learning in each of our students.

 

Tuesday is the most exciting day of the whole year!

 

Embrace and enjoy the new year!

Book Damage

Students are taught to choose books that are a good fit for their age and reading level. We teach them proper book etiquette and to be responsible for the books they borrow from the school library. In addition, we teach students to be book inspectors to prevent any student from taking home a damaged book. The rule is that they show and tell us immediately so that the book can be repaired or replaced. No student should have to have substandard books to read.

 

Occasionally, we will get a student who turns in a damaged book and claims they didn't do anything to the book. We often hear, "it was like that when I checked it out." Going back to the rule, students need to return the damaged book immediately after finding the damage. They should not wait until their next classroom library visit.

 

If you have any questions or concerns about books, please feel free to contact the library.

***Quick Note

To help stop the spread of germs and decreasing illnesses, please use disinfectant wipes to clean library books your child(ren) brings home. You may use antibacterial wipes or spray a paper towel with disinfectant then wipe down both covers of the books.

Thank you!

We clean books everyday, but with your help, we can limit the amount of shared germs.

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