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Grace B. Luhrs University Elementary School Library

Library Fun

Check out these tabs!

1. "Everyone" Tab for cool enrichment links (HERE)
*Like BookFlix, TrueFlix, TumbleBooks, museums, art, and much more!!
2. "Photo Browse" Tab to browse library by photo displays (HERE)
*Photos of nonfiction books, picture books, award books, special displays, and more. 
3. Individual Classroom Tabs for grade appropriate links (See Above)

*Like search engines for kids, online magazines, library games, and class resources.

4. "Parent" Tab for informational links (HERE)

*Like district information, homework help, internet
safety, and more.

Thoughts from The Librarian

We are very happy to see all of you (elementary AND college students) coming back into the library and checking out books! Our books missed you too and cannot wait to be read again. We are back to regular checkout rules, so don't forget the No No Never Box and the Shelf Elf who is watching the library to make sure books are being taken care of and library manners are being used. One library rule we are still following from last year is to wear a mask properly in the library and to make sure we wash our hands well when reading library books. 

Thank you for helping us take good care of the books, library, and each other. With helpful students like you, we can surely win the Golden Shelf Elf award this year! 

Have a wonderful, safe, and healthy school year.

~ Ms. Orseno

Luhrs Library Media Center

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Please note:  

ELEMENTARY STUDENTS: You are still welcome to browse the book collection here, online, to find a book you would like to check out. If the name of our library is GREEN, the book is available for checkout. If it is RED, it is already checked out by someone else. We do not have waitlists for books. Elementary students are now permitted to check out a certain number of books according to their grade. ONLY GRADES 3 AND UP ARE PERMITTED TO CHECK OUT AUDIOBOOKS (ONE AUDIOBOOK IS ALLOWED TO BE CHECKED OUT PER STUDENT AT ANY GIVEN TIME). 

Please email your book request WITH TITLE AND CALL NUMBER (in parentheses after the GREEN or RED name of the library; will start with F, E, or a number) to us at eworseno@ship.edu or ljsmit@ship.edu or call us at 717-477-1003 for our "take out" style of check out... we will check it out to you and let you know when it is ready to come pick up at the Luhrs Library desk. 

To make browsing easier, we added a tab just for virtual browsing ease. This is where you will find photos of displays and books to help you find get ideas to enter into the search bar above. This tab is called "Photo Browse" and is found at the top of every page on the website. You can also access it by clicking the big, green word "Browse."

**Note: If your student has an overdue book, he/she will not be able to check out another book until that book is returned or replaced.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.


Need a list of all the books you have checked out or need to renew your books from the Luhrs Library? 

‚ÄčEmail us and we can take care of this for you: ljsmit@ship.edu

Need a specific kind of book?
Visit the Internet Book List to browse lists of books, authors, and series by names and genres. Also feel free to email with questions: eworseno@ship.edu

For example, select Books | By Genre | Fiction | Children & Young Adult | Coming of Age. Each level takes you to a more specific listing of books. You must select levels one at a time.


Our mission?
Our mission is to encourage members of the elementary school and university community to become life-long learners using knowledge effectively in all formats to be informed and productive members of society.

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Grace B. Luhrs University Elementary School Library
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Shippensburg, PA 17257-2200

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