Queensbury Elementary
North Vancouver School District
Scholastic Book Fair!  October 24-27, 2022

What a fantastic fair.  Thank you to all of the wonderful parent volunteers for spending your time and energy helping out, the staff for supporting the fair, all of the buddy classes for assisting our youngest grades in navigating the fair, and to everyone for supporting our library!

The numbers are in!

We sold $4367.19 worth of product.

We pulled $417.50 worth of product from the fair.

We have been given a credit of $2177.81 with Scholastic Canada for purchase of their books and products.


Library Information


The Queensbury Elementary Library houses a collection of about 8,000 items including books, DVDs and resources for teachers.  All students have a scheduled time in the library every week. 
The librarians works with classroom teachers and students on various research and literature related projects throughout the year .

Digital Resources

If you require a password to access one of the resources, please email Mrs. Rittich at jrittich@sd44.ca and she will send it to you.

How to Use the Library Catalogue!

For parents who are trying to figure out the catalogue, here is a cheat sheet for what the locations mean!!

E=easy picture book
paperback=easy picture book
Fast Read=easy book, a few more words then a picture book
EZ=beginner novel
F=fiction novel, lots of words
#'s=non-fiction(real stuff ie; animals, space, world records, sports)
PIC FIC= picture fiction, more difficult topics for a picture book
holiday=mostly picture books


Scholastic At Home!
Wow, click on the link below to get daily reading activities by grade!
Audible Stories:  Free audible stories for kids

free ebooks with Destiny Discover
Hi everyone.  We have access to free ebooks with Destiny Discover until the end of June.  Here is how you access this!
If you have difficulty with the link, try going to www.gofollett.com, state of Illinois, Follett eLearning, McHenry, Il.  My computer goes directly to our school site right away.  If yours does the same, try the above suggestion.  Click on the lock to allow you to change from Queensbury to Follett eLearning.

2.  log on as "guest" with password "follett"
3.  explore

Hopefully this works for you all!!

Borrowing ebooks from the North Vancouver Public Library
Click on "Public Library" on the side bar for information.

Tumble Book Library Free K-6 ebooks
This is a free resource we have until the end of August.  Check out all of the novels and picture books!!!!

Storybooks Canada

National Emergency Library

Families, please find attached a link to connect to the National Emergency Library.  This is a free resource, but you do need to sign in and create a password for yourself.  There are thousands of books available on this site.