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Ball Charter School

2530 Ash Street
Springfield, IL 62703
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May 24th

May 24th is the last day students can check out books for the 2018-19 school year. I'll check-in and inventory the books the last two weeks of school, so please encourage your student to return all books that are checked out. Thanks!

Reading is FUNdamental

It's RIF time again in the library! Starting May 1, I will distribute free books to the 3-5 graders thanks to RIF of Illinois and their generous sponsors. The students always enjoy the opportunity to pick out their own book to keep. 


News Apr 30 Our Primary classes had a special visitor in the library--Gibson....

BOGO Bookfair!

News Apr 30 It's that time of year again to stock up on books at our Scholastic BOGO book fair! All books/items are buy one/get one free. The book fair will run from Monday, May 20--Friday, May 24 from 9-3 each day.

What are we reading this week?

News Nov 26 Primary classes will delve into some of Aesop's fables and will talk about the message behind the story....

Penguin Teen YouTube

Resources Jan 21 This YouTube channel is a great guide to popular young adult books and authors. It features book trailers, author videos, updates on your favorite book series, and more!

"It takes a lot of bravery to be kind": NPR interview with Kate DiCamillo

News Aug 18 There are few authors who are able to reach a wide variety of ages, backgrounds and learning levels as Kate DiCamillo...

Poem In Your Pocket Day

Photos Apr 21 Springfield Ball Charter is celebrating National Poem In Your Pocket Day! Students caught with a...

Book Spine Poetry

Photos Apr 15 April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate, students have been making "book spine poems" during their library visits. Here are some highlights!

April is National Poetry Month!

News Apr 8 Poetry is a great way to get kids excited about reading and writing....

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