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Library Media Center


Learning doesn't have to end with the school year! Check out the resources, community events, and opportunities listed on this page to prevent the learning loss known as the "summer slide" and keep your summer filled with reading and learning. 

Resources & Opportunities for ALL

MackinVIA
  • Read or listen to books through MackinVIA- MackinVIA is our district's portal to ebooks and other digital content. Click the image to head there, type in your school name, and then log in with the same username and password you use to log into a school computer.
    • Have a digital device? Download the free MackinVIA app!
    • Need help getting started? Check out the the student guide for an introduction and training videos.
  • Visit the Rochester Public Library! - Check this page for library hours and to find out when the bookmobile or book bike stops in your neighborhood!
    • Don't have a public library card? Find more information here.
    • Library fines keeping you away? Six days of fine forgiveness (June 5-10) can give you fresh start. Visit the RPL or Bookmobile and talk with a staff member to have your overdue fines removed!
  • Experience the Rochester Public Library's Summer Playlist. Use the activity log for your age group to keep track of summer reading and activities, then turn it in at the RPL or bookmobile to claim cool rewards.
  • Find a great book and complete a summer reading pledge with Find a Book Minnesota, sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Education.
  • Go on a road trip to visit all of the mini-libraries in Rochester.
  • Take a virtual field trip!

Resources & Opportunities for Elementary Students

*Be sure to check the "Resources & Opportunities for All" section above for more options. Your school library website may also have links to additional resources.

Resources & Opportunities for Middle School Students

*Be sure to check the "Resources & Opportunities for All" section above for more options. Your school library website may also have links to additional resources.

Resources & Opportunities for High School Students

  • Experience the Rochester Public Library's Summer Playlist. The fun beings June 5, 2017!
  • Read books from EBooks MN - Ebooks to read for free, provided by the Minnesota Digital Library.
  • Attend B-Fest, the Barnes & Noble Teen Book Festival, happening June 10-11. Check the Rochester store upcoming events for more information
  • Not sure what to read this summer?

*Be sure to check the "Resources & Opportunities for All" section above for more options. Also, your teachers may have additional reading resources or expectations for you.



Welcome to the Washington Elementary

Library Media Center

1200 11th Ave NW
Rochester, MN 55901
507-328-3825



Mrs.Theobald, Library Media Specialist
jetheobald@rochester.k12.mn.us
Mrs. Iverson, Library Media Paraprofessional



     

   
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