The Library Saturday Returns

Tomorrow marks the return of “Saturday in the UNIS Library”. We are open for the school community from 9.00 – 12.00pm. The library will be open every Saturday when school is in session.

All students and parents are welcome to come and enjoy the Library facilities during this time. The choices are limitless – personal reading, browsing with your children, quiet study for some older students and simply borrowing books from our great collection. Feel free to bring your coffee and just relax with a good book or magazine for the morning. If you want to connect digitally with our library services, bring your own devices, iPads and Apple ID information and we can get you started.

Some key points to remember:

  1. UNIS Hanoi students in Grade 5 and below must be accompanied by an adult with a UNIS Hanoi ID card.
  2. Only UNIS Hanoi parents, faculty/staff and students with a UNIS Hanoi ID card are allowed to use the library.
  3. During holidays the campus and library will be closed.

If you have any questions, please email library@unishanoi.org

See you on Saturday!

Monica and Kate

Saturday @ your UNIS Hanoi Library!

This Saturday marks the official opening of the UNIS Hanoi Library for the school community from 9.00 – 12.00.

All students and parents are welcome to use the Library facilities during this time. The choices are limitless – personal reading, browsing with your children, quiet study for some older students and simply collecting a few books from our great collection.

The Library team is very grateful to the SCO for their support and encouragement in the re-establishment of this initiative. Without the support and volunteer efforts of the SCO and the UNIS Hanoi Leadership, it would not be possible.

Some key points to remember:

  1. UNIS Hanoi students in Grade 5 and below must be accompanied by an adult with a valid UNIS ID
  2. Only UNIS Hanoi parents, faculty/staff and students with a valid UNIS ID card are allowed to use the library
  3. You need your ID to borrow
  4. Every Saturday that UNIS Hanoi is open, the Library is open

See you on Saturday!

Monica and Deborah

Sustainable Development Goals Book Club

The SDG Book Club, first announced in September 2018 will present a selection of books for children aged 5-12 on each of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The initiative will provide an opportunity to encourage children to read, to learn about the SDGs and empower them to play their part in making the world a better place.

The first book list was released last week and highlights Goal 1 – No Poverty. The four chosen books are:

  1. Serafina’s Promise by Ann Burg
  2. Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena
  3. A Chair for My Mother by Vera B Williams
  4. The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

Each student in the Elementary School from Grades 1-5 will be involved in the SDG Book Club and encouraged to read at least one of the books on the SDG book list plus other books chosen by the Library staff that explain the reasons why people are poor. The students will be issued with a SDG Book Club passport to record their reading efforts and encouraged to complete all 17 SDGs by August 2020. The library central display will feature the monthly book club focus.

The SDG Book Club makes content available in the six official languages of the United Nations – Arabic, English, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.

You can learn more about the SDG Book Club by reading the UN resource page: https://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sdgbookclub/

Please join our Elementary students as they learn about Goal 1 – Ending poverty in all its forms everywhere. You may even want to host a book club meeting and share your photos via hashtags #SDGBookClub and #GlobalGoals.

Please help our students spread the word!

Monica Mayer