• Welcome to Harlan Elmentary's Library Media Center.


    A world class school,

    developing world class students!

    Harlan Elementary

     Our library strives to Embrace, Inspire & Challenge Every Student Every Day. Our library provides high quality and diverse resources, promotes lifelong learning, the love of reading, and supports classroom instruction. Harlan students visit the library once a week to check out books, learn literacy skills and practice digital citizenship. 


    Harlan'library curriculum aligns with the American Association for School Librarians & Common Core Standards 

    AASL Library Standards


    Are you looking for a specific book or author in our library?

    Check out Harlan's Online Library Catalog




    What's your favorite book?

    favorite book   word cloud

    Add your favorite title to Harlan's Word Cloud at Answer Garden 


    Click HERE to explore UDLib/SEARCH

    FREE databases UDLib/SEARCH                                                              

    UDLib/SEARCH is a FREE state-funded collaboration between the Delaware Department of Education and the University of Delaware Library. This amazing collection of online databases provides every Delaware public school student with online magazines, journals, encyclopedias and more. UDLib/search also provides training for all Delaware K-12 public schools. UDLib/search is password protected.

    * Please ask your homeroom teacher or Mrs. Mac for login information



       book with cat Oh yea... Harlan tumbles.

    Click HERE to login into TUMBLEBOOKS.



    Practice regularly and your fingers will learn their location on the keyboard through muscle memory. Click Here To Launch Type To Learn 

     Type To Learn

    Do you need help picking out a new book? Just ask Harlan's librarian, Mrs. Mac.
    But there are also lots of online resources to help you find that "just right" book too. Here are just a few:  


    Kindergarten book choices

    Series for 1st Graders 

    Favorite Books for 2nd Grade 

    Great Book Choices for 3rd Grade

    Kid Approved Books for 4th grade

    Awesome 5th Grade Chapter Book Choices

    Fantastic Non Fiction Choices

    GoodReads  -- the most popular childrens books of today. 

    The Caldecott Winners -- awarded to picture book illustrators. This list goes all the way back to 1938!

    The Newberry Winners -- awarded to authors of the most distinguished childrens books.

    Coretta Scott King Awards -- Be sure to visit this site; you'll find book titles, videos, you can even listen to Jazz!




    Harlan's Library Media Center strives to embrace the needs of all learners. BSAP




    Library of Congress  Library of Congress

    Click HERE to read a variety of Aesop's Fables, courtesy of The Library of Congress 





    My Very Own Library 

    Every Harlan student will receive 3 free books (of their choice) at 3 Schoolastic Book Fairs this year! Students also receive a book for summer reading. This is a total of 10 free books to take home!  

    If you would like to learn more about MVOL click here.

    Many, many thanks to the Anne Feeley Foundation, Schoolastic Books, Global Shapers, United Healthcare, W.E.I.C & The United Way of Delaware. 




    Click HERE to visit Harlan's Symbaloo.


    What was the weather like on the day you were born?
    Check out the The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids.
    Did you know that Benjamin Franklin wrote an Almanac?
    December 19th, 1732, Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia first published Poor Richard’s Almanack.This publication soon became the most popular publications in colonial America, selling an average of 10,000 copies a year.Poor Richard's Almanack was published continuously for 25 years!
    Benjamin Franklin



    State Symbols. Click here to learn FUN state facts.


    Agriculture Facts for Each State -- click here
    Ag Facts for Each State    4-H fun
    2017 Global Read Aloud 

    GRA 2017
    Check out the anual Global Read Aloud
    Can't wait to connect with students all over the world!  

    Reading Without Walls

    Challenge Coming to Harlan this Fall! To learn more click HERE

    Click HERE to access online read aloud videos created by Storyline Online.
    Storyline Online
    Storyline Online
    Click HERE to LISTEN to Audiobooks at Storynory. 
    Audio story
    Click HERE to LISTEN to Audiobooks at Lit2Go 
    • Choose your grade level
    • Pick a story that's right for you.
    • Story text is often available; read along as you listen!

    Check back often for library news and updates.




    Regina McAlonan, M.Ed

    Library Media Specialist

    Harlan Elementaray School
    Contact information:
    (302)762- 7156 


    "You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."  

     AA Milne, Winnie-The-Poo




    Harlan Elementary School

    3601 Jefferson Street
    Wilmington, DE 19802
    (302) 762-7156
     Harlan Elementary School
     Harlan Elementary Favorite Book Word Cloud 
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