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OPHS Library Offers Book Boxes

OPHS Library Offers Book Boxes

The high school library is doing subscription book boxes for our high school students. Librarians Beth DiLucente and Jessica Godios hand select books for each student who has signed up to receive a book box. Each box also includes some bonuses and swag. This month is a Valentine's theme with scented putty erasers, scented stickers, and valentines candy along with a button craft. January's theme was self-care. The library team included a stress ball, a KIND bar, sudoku, crosswords and word search games as well as coloring sheets and links to the librarians favorite yoga videos. Library aides, Marcy Arthur and Eileen Clinton pull the books, assemble the boxes and deliver them to classrooms. Participants choose to receive 2-5 books per month with a 4 week loan period. Currently there are approximately 70 subscriptions including some completely remote students. The library team has checked out over 1,800 books this year through this program. The librarians are thrilled to be getting books into the hands of the students during this unusual year.