• Library Curriculum 
    "Reading is the key to the door of learning"-  Anonymous
    The Bruno M. Ponterio Ridge Street School Library provides an environment conducive to reading, learning and exploration.  It supports the curriculum, aligning with the New York State Common Core Standards, and promotes life-long learning.  Information literacy, library research skills and the use of technology are taught and aligned with the classroom curriculum.  Integration of enrichment activities occurs throughout the year to enhance student success.
    Grades 1-3
    *Library Orientation and Skills
    *Story Time
    *Study of Authors and Illustrators
    *Fiction, Non-Fiction and Award Winning Books
    *Library Catalog
    *Dewey Decimal System
    *Research Skills
    *Author Visit
    *Book Swap
    *Read Across America Day
    *Public Library Card Sign-up
    *Summer Reading Program
    *Spelling Bee (Grade 3)
    *PARP– Parents as Reading Partners (Grade 1) 
    Grades 4-5
    * Library Catalog
    * Print and On-line Resources
    * Research
    * Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Award Winning Books
    * National Geographic Geography Bee
    * Spelling Bee
    * Author Visit
    * Book Swap
    * Read Across America Day