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35 Teams, 141 Readers, 864,339 Pages

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the PxK Challenge – Together we read 864,339 pages between September 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020!! Everyone who completed the challenge will get a prize by mail from one of our generous sponsors. Visit the library in August to join the 2020-2021 challenge!

PxK: Two Week Countdown!

You have 2 weeks remaining to read and log pages for the Pius X 10,000 page Team Reading Challenge! Teams that have read more than 10,000 pages by May 1, 2020 will be eligible for our fabulous prize drawing. Log pages and view page totals on the PxK webpage.

PxK: Keep Reading

Congratulations to our teams who have reached the 10,000 page reading goal! 142,881 pages – The Baking Bunch 66,478 pages – Five of Crows 63,959 pages – Crazy Ducklings 48,901 pages – Moms of Boys 41,379 pages – TBD1 40,389 pages – Monica Pettit 37,677 pages – PXR5 26,763 pages – Team AcaDeca 19,499 pages …

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Live from the Library!: ALA Youth Media Awards

Pius X Library will be hosting a live broadcast of the 2020 ALA Youth Media Awards Monday, January 27, starting at 7am. Come for donuts and coffee and be the first to see the next great titles in Young Adult Literature! The PxLibris club will meet immediately following the ALA Awards.

Reading is THE BALM!

Log Pages for the PXK Challenge during the month of December and get a prize. Visit the the library to pick up your minty lip balm!

New Library Books!

New books are arriving on the shelves daily. Visit the library often to check out new titles! The following new releases were recommended by Pius X students and faculty:

Teens’ Top Ten

The Young Adult Library Services Association holds an annual competition to determine the best YA Literature published in the prior year. The book nominees are determined by teams of high school students throughout the country who read and review Advance Reader Copies of pre-published titles. These reviews determine which books will be included on the …

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PXK – 1 Month Page Totals

Congratulations to our Top 10 PxK Teams! 33,687 pages – The Baking Bunch 12,481 pages – Five of Crows 11,584 pages – TBD1 9,552 pages – Team AcaDeca 8,560 pages – Moms of Boys 7,832 pages- Crazy Ducklings 6,545 pages – PXR5 6,203 pages – All Stars 5,748 pages – Monica Pettit 4,704 pages – …

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Feast of Saint Jerome

How should we celebrate the Feast Day of the Patron Saint of Libraries? Read Scripture! Read assiduously and learn as much as you can. Let sleep find you holding your Bible, and when your head nods, let it be resting on the sacred page. ~St. Jerome

Banned Books Week

Today marks the end of Banned Books Week 2019. This annual celebration calls attention to our freedom to seek information and express ideas through books. The modern, progressive function of Banned Books Week is to champion books that have been challenged for reasons of objectionable content, and to demand that these titles remain on library …

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PxK: Ten Day Page Totals

The page totals from the first 10 days of the PxK Team Reading Challenge have been calculated and the Top 10 Teams are: Baking Bunch – 5,553 pages Five of Crows – 5,471 pages Team AcaDeca – 5,225 pages All Stars – 4,374 pages Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies – 3,591 pages Crazy Ducklings – 2,837 …

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PxK Challenge

Who Students, Teachers, Staff, Alumni – Teams of (up to) 5 Readers When September 2019-April 2020 HOW IT WORKS *Register your team in the library or using the sign-up form on this webpage. *Pick up your PXK starter bag (string bag with Reading Journal and Chipotle BOGO card) (**Must be able to pick up from …

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