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Wakefield students vote for favorite books

Wakefield students participate in the Nebraska Golden Sower Award voting

April 11, 2019

Wakefield students recently had the opportunity to vote for favorite Nebraska Golden Sower books.  The Nebraska children's choice award program includes 10 chapter books for students in grades 4-6, 10 picture books for students in . . . read more

Dr. Seuss Reading Celebration

Students dress up as favorite book characters, plus other fun things

February 28, 2019

The Wakefield elementary students celebrated the annual Read Across America, better known as Dr. Seuss week, with dress up days, Seuss snacks, and special activities shared with Wayne State College students on Friday afternoon.  Students . . . read more

Great books found at the Enchanted Fair Book Fair

October 18, 2018

Thank you to all the students and families who visited this year's recent Scholastic Book Fair at the Wakefield School Library.  This year's fair sold over $2,200 in books and novelty items, and we are happy to add 28 new library . . . read more

Tooth by Tooth book is donated to the Library

Ameritas Dental celebrates dental health

March 15, 2018

The Wakefield School Library would like to thank Ameritas Dental in Wayne for their donation of the book, Tooth by Tooth: Comparing fangs, tusks, and chompers by Sara Levine.  The book was presented by Cameron E. and his Mom, an . . . read more

The Wild West Book Fair is heading this way!!

Shop Online until October 8 AND Diary of Wimpy Kid pre-order

September 13, 2017

Howdy Pardners! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the Wakefield School Library soon.  Students can saddle up and find great books to read, activity kits, and other novelties at the Wild West Book Fair, to be held on Monday, . . . read more

Nebraska Golden Sower Winners 2017 announced

May 4, 2017

Wakefield elementary students participated in voting for the Nebraska Golden Sower Award in early April.  They were part of the 68,769 students who read the Golden Sower Award nominees this year and voted for their favorite book.  . . . read more

Books are a Treasure!

2016 Scholastic Book Fair brought lots of Treasure Hunters to the Library

October 19, 2016

Many students and their families arrived at the Scholastic Book Fair, held in the Library from October 3-6, to shop for books and other treasures.  This year's book fair raised just over $2800 in sales.  The library is happy to . . . read more

Nebraska Golden Sower Award winners for 2016 announced!

May 2, 2016

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Golden Sower Awards!: Primary –   Winner:    The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Oliver Jeffers   Honor:     That . . . read more

Dr. Seuss's Reading Celebration is here!

Read Across America is February 29 - March 3

February 26, 2016

The students at Wakefield Elementary school will be giving a "hats ON" to Dr. Seuss, beginning Monday, February 29.  Activities for our annual Read Across America, set during the week of Dr. Seuss's March 2nd birthday, . . . read more

Monsters in the Library!

The Scholastic Book Fair is around the corner

September 8, 2015

The Wakefield School Library's Scholastic Book Fair arrives at the end of September and will bring a Monster-load of terrific books for readers of all ages.  Reading for pleasure, both at home and at school, has real and . . . read more

Battle of the Books Champions

Great job to all of our Wakefield Readers!

March 26, 2015

The Wakefield Elementary School held it's Battle of the Books Championship on March 26 in the new gym.  Both the Primary students and the Intermediate students in grades 4,5, & 6 held battles of knowledge. The Primary grades . . . read more

The Battles of the Books are underway!

Follow your favorite team

March 9, 2015

The Wakefield Battle of the Books have started.  Students in grades 4, 5, & 6 (Intermediate) are holding their battles in the School Library daily at 2:45 p.m., and we are using a 13-team single-elimination bracket.  The . . . read more

Seuss much fun

Elementary celebrates Read Across America

March 5, 2015

Wakefield students celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2 and through the week, in honor of the children's author who made reading fun for generations of children.  We started with reading the "Reader's Promise" . . . read more

Get ready for the Battle of the Books 2015

1st round begins March 10

February 13, 2015

The students in Wakefield's 4th, 5th, and 6th grades are about to engage in battles of the reading kind.   Since the end of the last school year, students have been reading this year's selection of 10 intermediate level . . . read more

Thanks to All who visited the Book Fair!!

Sir Readalot's Castle Book Fair was a Success

October 14, 2014

We'd like to thank all who visited and helped in any way at this year's Scholastic Book Fair, Sir Readalot's Castle.  This year's sales topped over $2800.  Many students and their families stopped by the Library . . . read more

The Scholastic Book Fair 2014 is Here!

Sir Readalot's Castle: Enter the kingdom of books!

September 9, 2014

The Wakefield School Library is sponsoring its annual Scholastic Book Fair from September 29 to October 2, in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences.  We invite you to our school to share in this celebration of books and . . . read more

Keep on Reading!

Read Across America is a success

March 6, 2014

The Wakefield celebration of Read Across America & Dr. Seuss's birthday was a success.  The elementary students began the week with a reading pledge in the hallways, and they were served a Seuss-alicious lunch with Seuss birthday . . . read more Feedback

The Scholastic Book Fair is on its way to Wakefield!

Reading Oasis: A Cool Place to Discover Hot Books!

September 12, 2013

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the Wakefield School Library!  It is a great time for students and their families to visit the library and discover a wonderful selection of fun, engaging, and affordable books, that kids are sure to . . . read more Feedback

5th Grade Battle Champs get the win

1st Battle of the Books was an exciting match!!

March 26, 2013

The Wakefield Library hosted the 1st Wakefield Battle of the Books for grades 4-6 on Friday, March 22.  The final battle was between Mrs. Metzler's All Stars and Mrs. Garwood's Battle Champs.  The teams answered 32 questions in the . . . read more Feedback

Seuss Celebration 2013

March 7, 2013

Wakefield elementary students celebrated the fun of reading during the week of Dr. Seuss's birthday, the author famous for the books The Cat in the hat, Green eggs & ham, The Grinch who stole Christmas, and many more.  During the . . . read more Feedback

Author Rob Buyea visits with students

Because of Mr. Terupt author Skypes with the 4th, 5th, & 6th graders

March 1, 2013

The students in the 4th, 5th, & 6th grades have been reading 10 different books, including Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea, in preparation of the Battle of the Books in March.  On Wednesday, February 27, the students had the . . . read more Feedback

Illustrator Contest 2013

February 4, 2013

The Wakefield School Library recently sponsored the 2013 Illustrator Contest for elementary students.  Students in pre-school through 6th grade had an opportunity to create an illustration for a favorite book, using any form of art they . . . read more Feedback

Every Reader is a Star!!

Scholastic Book Fair brings fun & great reads

October 3, 2012

Thank you to all the students, families, and teachers, and other visitors to this year's Scholastic Book Fair. This year's fair sales grossed just over $2500.  The library was able to take a number of hardback books from the fair as part . . . read more Feedback

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