Literacy and Learning

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Our Learning Commons offers students a variety of programs, clubs and services to enhance literacy and learning. Speak to a member of our staff for more information.

Name of Program or Service Description
3D Printer  

What?  Our Learning Commons has a 3D Printer available for teachers and students to print 3D objects. 

Who?   All students can use the 3D printer, please speak to a member of our staff for more information.

Battle of the Books

What:  A reading program for students who love to read. Participants read approximately 30 books together as a team.  Students join other students from across Durham, at the public library to compete and share their knowledge about the books they have read.

Who:   2 teams - Junior (Grade 4-6) and Intermediate (Grade 7-8).


Coding Club

What:  Students are developing coding, stop motion animation and robotic skills once a week throughout the year in the library.  Students are using drag and drop coding skills to code their robots. 

Who:  Junior and Intermediate students. 

Eco Club

What: An Eco club where students participate in various eco initiatives and projects with a focus on stewardship of creation.  Environmental projects such as gardening, waste and energy conservation, Water Wise projects

Who: Students from Grades 3-8. 

Green Screen  

What: Students, in groups on their own, or with the teacher, sign up to use the green room and use apps to create videos, book trailers, and slideshows depending on the assignment or project. 

Who: Students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. 

Reading Club  
What: Bring your book and enjoy some quiet time to read!. 

When: We offer this program during lunch hours from January to March Break.

Who: Students from Grades 3 - 8.

What: Learn how to code to make games, move robots and other applications.

Who: Students in Grades 3 - 8.


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