Smith Library

Trish Small
Trish Small

Lumberjack Reading List

1st graders readingSmith library has a new reading challenge for all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders! This optional program is designed to spark reading interest and encourage students to read titles that might be out of their comfort zones. Students who read (or listen to) at least six books will be eligible to vote for their favorite in May. Students who read all eleven titles will be added to our “Wall of Fame.” Watch the video to hear about the books on this year’s list!

All the Answers - by Kate Messner
Book Scavenger -by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom - by Booki Vivat
Kid Owner - by Tim Green
A Million Ways Home - by Dianna Dorisi Winget
Raymie Nightingale - by Kate DiCamillo
Save Me a Seat - by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan
Space Case - by Stewart Gibbs
War That Saved My Life - by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Wild Robot - by Peter Brown
Worst Class Trip Ever - by Dave Barry

Playaway Audiobooks

Thanks to a grant from The Oakwood Schools Foundation, Smith Library has almost 50 digital audiobooks! These devices (called Playaways) allow students to listen to great literature.

Examples of a playaway and Charlotte's Web

Student With Playaway


Keyboarding Without Tears
Students can access KWT from home. Enter Smith's PIN: bd8ad2
*Students must know their "Secret Code" to enter the site.

INFOhio: Ohio's PreK-12 Digital Library
Great resources for students & parents to use for homework, research and test taking skills.

Series Search - MidCont Library
Need to know the title of the next book in a series? Use this handy resource from Mid-Continent Public Library.

Provides book ideas for children of all ages and reading interests.

Common Sense Media
Provides independent reviews, age ratings and other information about all types of media.


Classes have scheduled library time once per week, but students are welcome to come to the library for additional visits as needed. Library items are checked out for a period of one week. Students may renew items and request books.

1st grade - 2 books
2nd grade - 3 books
3rd grade - 3 books
4th grade - 4 books
5th grade - 4 books
6th grade - 4 books

Trisha Small reads aloud to a class of students

Library Catalog

Search for Smith library materials from any computer!

Just go to the Smith Elementary School site to search.