January 11, 2021

Happy New Year!

January 4, 2021

We know it’s definitely going to be better than last year! Call me at 260.7036 or email twear@kpbsd.org if you need textbooks before we are back in the building. I sent you an email Dec. 10 and/or Dec. 11 if I knew you definitely needed a textbook this first week back. Always call or email if you have questions! Take care and stay safe!!


Looking for a way to be creative and maybe win some $$$? 

December 7, 2020

The 2020-21 Statewide Creative Writing Contest opened for entries on November 16th and will close on Monday February 15th, 2021. Winners are eligible for cash prizes ranging from $25-$50 dollars. Grand Prize $200 and Editor’s Choice Prize $100. K-12 levels are for Story, Fiction, Non-Fiction and Poetry. For rules and more information  and entry link: https://www.adn.com/creativewritingcontest/.


Live Homework Help

November 4, 2020

Big Library Read is Nov. 2-16

November 4, 2020

The Big Library Read is a global digital book club.

The book is available on Sora until Nov. 16.

Check out the Big Library Read website for details, including

an upcoming live virtual event with the author.


Contact your Librarian

October 23, 2020

SOHI students, if you are working on a project, a research paper, an essay, a math problem and you need resources or help, don’t hesitate to drop me an email at twear@kpbsd.org or call 260.7036 between 9-4:30. I’d be happy to curate a list of resources or meet via zoom to work on classwork.

Stay healthy and safe STARS!!


Banned Books Week is September 27-October 3

September 24, 2020

Embrace your FREEDOM to read!!!

Click HERE and choose a category or year to see books that people frequently challenge.


Welcome Back!

August 21, 2020

While this isn’t the start of the year we were hoping for, we are all still STARS and ready to take on the 20-21 school year! Please email me at twear@kpbsd.org if you need anything or have questions!

I will start doing curbside pick up for library books Monday-Friday, 2:30-4:30. To check out a book:

  1. Search for SOHI library books here.
  2. Place a hold on the book OR email twear@kpbsd.org and tell me what book you want.
  3. Call 260.7036 when you arrive and I will bring the book(s) out to you.

Don’t forget that Sora is also available for ebooks and audiobooks.

Take care and stay healthy!


Free Audiobooks for the Summer!

April 29, 2020

Every week from April 30 – July 29 you can download 2 free audiobooks to keep. Take a look at the website to see what each week offers. Listen to soundclips for a preview.


April is National Poetry Month

April 13, 2020

Try one of the sites from this list to explore poetry and what it means in your life.