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Welcome to the NIST Libraries: Elementary School

MLC News and Updates

We're back! Students are returning to school on August 15th, and we are opening our temporary space in the Elementary building right off the tennis courts. We look forward to seeing you there! 

Sora Overdrive

Visit Sora Overdrive and login with your NIST username and password to view our collection of ebooks and audiobooks.

Featured Text and Activities

Get ready for the Mid-Autumn Festival with some excellent literature! In Our Moon Festival, Yobe Qiu walks readers through the unique ways this festival is celebrated across cultures, including Japan, China, and Vietnam. Dig deep into Zhong Qiu Jie, Tết Trung Thu, and Tsukimi to share these beautiful autumn celebrations with young readers.

Recommended Reads

Subscriptions and Databases

Siam Book Awards

Congratulations to our 2024 Siam Book Awards nominees! Check these amazing books out from the Elementary and Secondary libraries today!

Units of Inquiry

Teacher Resource: visit the year level guides for Units of Inquiry to find curated resources for each unit.

Library Team

Laine Palendat

Elementary Teacher Librarian

Khun Fon

Senior Library Assistant

Khun Fern

Library Assistant

Khun Mind

Library Assistant

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What Are You Reading?

Ms. Laine is currently reading All Thirteen by Christina Soontornvat.


All Thirteen follows the true story of the Wild Boars football team who were trapped in a cave in Thailand in 2018. Accompanied by photos and written in incredible detail, Christina describes the events experienced by the trapped boys as well as by the international rescue team.