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Parent/Student Handbook 2018 - 2019

Library Contact

If you have any questions about your child's library account, please email        Ms. Lynn at:

Iron House School           925-625-6825

Iron House Fax:               925-625-6866


Ed1Stop has many resources for students and parents to use. It is run by the Contra Costa County Office of Education.  To access this feature you will need a login and password from your child's teacher or librarian (bulletin board).


~TumbleBooks~ Free New Books Everyday Online


10 Hints for Teaching your Child to Read

1. Read books to your child that have stories & pictures that you enjoy. At the library, pick books that are age appropriate. Let your reader make choices.

2. In the car, point out signs that you ...more

Got Box Tops?? We Do..... 6634 of them for the school year 2017-2018

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Help us clip Box Tops for our ever growing Library!! Check out our Box Tops page Here (programs page) on our School Loop.

*Clip, please keep the expiration date visible.
*Glue coupons on collection sheet or put in baggie, please no staples or Bonus Box Tops on the collection sheets.
*Give to your child's teacher

**BoxTops4Education Website ~~ Enter monthly sweepstakes for a try at winning more Box Tops for Iron House. A few of our parents already are winners!!  You can even enter daily!

**Collection Sheet

Mr. Roger's Corner

"Discipline is a teaching-learning kind of relationship as the similarity of the word disciple suggests. By helping our children learn to be self-disciplined, we are also helping them learn how to become independent of us as, sooner or later, they must. And we are helping them learn how to be loving parents to children of their own."

Fred Rogers
1928 - 2003

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"I have always wanted to have a neighbor - Just like you!  I've always wanted to live in a neighborhood with you.  So let's make the most of this beautiful day;  Since we're together we might as well say, Would you be mine? Could you be mine? Won't you be my neighbor?" Fred Rogers

Here's a link to his quotes during his lifetime: The World According to Mister Rogers

Iron House Library

Super Heroes Return Their Library Books!

Library Book Permission Slip
Library Book Permission Slip, Spanish


Does your child have a special place to put his/her library books or homework that's just theirs? By having a designated spot, they're more likely to remember what they are to return back to school. No more misplaced papers, books or projects!

Find Any Library Books over Summer??

If you happened to come across any library books over your Summer break, bring them in when school starts! We'll get them checked in or deliver to the correct library.  If you have any questions, please contact me:

Thank you, Ms. Lynn

What can you find to read??  Books, Newspapers, Maps, Cereal Boxes, Signs; on the road, in stores or at school. Flash cards, computer games, Kindle reader, Magazines, Toy Catalogs, Instructions, Poetry Books, Music & so much MORE!!

Why 30 Million Words are Critical to YOur Child's Future Success

Click Here for: Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain by Dana Suskind, MD

More articles on the benefits of reading for a 'Bright' future can be found at:

At ...more

Library Policies

We are very proud of our growing library at Iron House. All classes enjoy scheduled visits and have an opportunity to check out books.
This is the place to gather knowledge, enhance your reading ...more

Caring for Books

~Keep your borrowed books AWAY from water! Place your water bottles in a separate pocket from your books in your backpack. We can't put Library Books in the dryer!

~Keep books away from food and ...more

Learning About..........

Browse through history to find out more about our United States' Veterans.

Veteran's Day Facts

Arlington National Cemetery Website

Find out more on Martin Luther King, Jr., a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Here's some websites to get you and your family talking about an important part of our Nation's history.

Library of Congress on Martin Luther King, Jr.

Learning About Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Destiny Library Catalog & Info page:

School Web Site

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Ms. Lynn
Iron House Library



“We carry within us the wonders we seek around us.”  Sir Thomas Browne


Our Mission Statement

~~~The purpose of the Iron House School Library is to ensure that all Iron House students become effective and responsible users and creators of ideas and information so that they may become independent, lifelong learners and develop a love of reading and literature.~~~

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 Students & Parents:


Would you like to borrow a book and take it home?
Ask your parents to fill out a book permission slip to give to your teacher. Here's the links:

Book Permission Slip, 2018-2019

Book Permission Slip (Spanish)   (coming soon!)

Go to our Home Page on Destiny, for educational, community & fun Links!

It's also on Destiny Discover, just scroll down to the 'Links' section.
It's not just for looking up books!! Search for websites on what you're curious about or what you're learning in class; U.S. Presidents, famous explorers, math games, weather, so much MORE! What are you curious about??


Meet Your Librarian

Hello I'm Ms. Lynn! Reading and exploring has always been a special part of my life. Throughout the school year we will learn what ...more

Good Attendance Equals a Good Reader!

Research proves that students who are chronically absent in Kindergarten and 1st Grade
are far less likely to read proficiently by 3rd grade, Every Day Counts.

Visit Iron House library with your class or check out the public library with your family!!


CYRM California Young Reader Medal

CYRM.png The California Young Reader Medal (CYRM) program encourages recreational reading of popular literature among the young people of our state. Since its inception in 1974, millions of California ...more

How Can I Pick a Book for Me?

How can I PICK a good book?

When you're reading, it is important to pick a book that is a good "fit."

It is important during independent reading that you're not reading a book that is too hard for you, ...more

Library Schedule

Library classes starting the week of August 13th & August 20th.






Computer Schedule






Public Libraries

Visit your public library to find out what's happening in our community. Find out what new books are coming out! What sparks your curiosity?  

Contra Costa Public Libraries:
Oakley Public Library Event Page:


'No Dragons for Tea' (Fire Safety for Kids)


No Dragons for Tea, by Jean E. Pendziwol:

The Dragon's Fire-Safety Rhyme:

When the smoke alarm sounds, here's what you should do:
Leave your toys all behind, 'cause ...more