Book Fairs

Creating Lifelong Readers

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.” George R.R. Martin The PBL Education Foundation believes that reading is the building block for all subject areas. In order to instill a love of reading, students need the opportunity to read. Our libraries do a great job of supplying a variety of reading materials for our students, but the [...]

2023-11-04T19:52:59-05:00October 27th, 2023|Book Fairs, Updates|Comments Off on Creating Lifelong Readers

2018 Fall Book Fairs

Students at the PBL Jr High peruse the selection of books offered at the book fair. “Historical Non-fiction! Sports! Mystery! Anything!”  When a 5th grade class from PBL’s Eastlawn School was asked what their favorite kind of book is to read, these were just a few of the answers given. Recently, the PBL Jr. High and Eastlawn Schools held their fall book fairs where students were able to [...]

2018-10-16T11:46:30-05:00October 16th, 2018|Book Fairs|Comments Off on 2018 Fall Book Fairs

2017-18 Book Fairs

Kindergarten through 8th grade book fairs have recently been completed in the PBL school district. Three long-time donors—Farmers-Merchants National Bank of Paxton and Melvin, Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services, and Cynthia Swanson of Paxton—continue to generously support the PBL Education Foundation in its endeavor to provide coupons for students to use at the annual book fairs for grades K-8. This program continues to be the Foundation’s most popular project. The junior high kicked off the [...]

2018-09-05T10:54:23-05:00July 3rd, 2018|Book Fairs|Comments Off on 2017-18 Book Fairs
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