What's Happening in the Learning Commons


Book Fair!

Posted on: Mar 23 2022

Save the date! March 30-April 1, 2022 we will be hosting another Book Fair. More details to follow!


Posted on: Jan 6 2022

It's a New Year and we have New books! Come to the library and  "Check Them Out"!


Travel the World Together

Posted on: Jan 18 2021

On January 27th, it is Family Literacy Day -a day to celebrate how important and fun reading can be! The theme this year is “Travel the World Together.” To celebrate together, MES is sending home…


Snow Day at Magrath Elementary School

Posted on: Feb 4 2019

Due to the extreme cold weather outside, students enjoyed several indoor activities during recess and lunch hour. Students here are enjoying a Geronimo Stilton movie in the Learning Commons.

Grade 5 Class Reading Books

Posted on: Jan 23 2019

Students come into the library daily to check out books.  Today Mrs. Vanhala's Grade 5 class took advantage of all the comfy reading spots throughout the Learning Commons to settle in and enjoy reading…

Magrath School Grand Opening

Posted on: Jan 14 2019

On January 29th there will be a grand opening for the modernization of the both Magrath Elementary and High Schools. Dignitaries from Alberta Education and Board members will be in attendance.  There…

Magrath Public Library is in the Learning Commons

Posted on: Jan 14 2019

Lots of changes have happened in the Learning Commons.  The Public Library has moved in with us. Come and check it out at the Grand Opening.      


Preventing The "Summer Slide"

Posted on: Jun 1 2018

Summer is fast approaching, and students are looking forward to a break from school: swimming, camping, riding bikes, vacationing, and enjoying the sunshine. Unfortunately, reading is not on most children’s…

OverDrive At The Library

Posted on: Apr 27 2018

You have access to hundreds of titles 24/7 with our new digital library, OverDrive! Use this link and sign in with your school email, enter your password (PowerSchool number) and you are in.  If you…

If You Liked A Wrinkle In Time By Madeleine L'Engle...

Posted on: Apr 23 2018

Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley Even though his awful Great-Aunt Gertrudis doesn’t approve, Micah believes in the stories his dying Grandpa Ephraim tells him of the magical Circus Mirandus: the invisible…

April: New Books In The Library

Posted on: Apr 12 2018

Football Genius by Tim Green Twelve-year-old Troy White has a phenomenal gift: He can predict football plays before they even happen. Any position. Any player. Any team.When Troy's single mom gets a…

Battle Of The Books

Posted on: Apr 10 2018

For the months of April and May you can take part in the Battle of the Books!  MES Staff have recommended books for students to read.  Div I students will complete a review on paper (forms are available…

A Wrinkle In Time By Madeleine L'Engle

Posted on: Apr 3 2018

April 3, 2018 It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most…

Successful Book Fair

Posted on: Mar 21 2018

We just wrapped up another successful book fair. Thanks to all who attended and supported the library. We'd also like to thank Mrs. Barbara Davies and Mrs. Susan Roberts (along with Forte) for graciously…

Shannon Hale

Posted on: Mar 14 2018

New York Times best selling author Shannon Hale started writing books at age ten and never stopped, eventually earning an MFA in Creative Writing. After nineteen years of writing and dozens of rejections,…

February: New Books In The Library

Posted on: Feb 28 2018

Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an overscheduled princess a day off and a wicked crocodile a day "on." Princess Cora…

Scholastic Book Fair: Paws For Books!

Posted on: Feb 28 2018

Our Spring Book Fair runs March 14th-16th and it is going to be so Doggone good! We are inviting all to our first Family Night, "Paws to Read", Thursday, March 15 from 6:00-8:00. Please COME, SIT,…