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Library Murals






Photo of library mural

Mrs. Monlea has given our library a wonderful gift! She shared her time and talent by painting the Pine Bush Preserve murals on the library walls.

Last spring students in several classes completed research on the different animals. They wanted others to learn about the animals, too, so they took great notes. Students helped complete signs that are placed underneath each animal. You should come to the library to read about them and see the beautiful images.

The murals were inspired by the images found on the Pine Bush Preserve Guide & Trail Map which was designed by Alice Bernat. Ms. Harmon wrote to her for permission to refer to her images and she generously sent us images to work from. Mrs. Bernat's drawings were artistically interpreted by Mrs. Monlea.

Thank you to all who helped bring the Pine Bush Preserve to the Pine Bush library.
Click the link below to view the entire process.



Visiting Author Program


Each school year, the Pine Bush PTA helps us to celebrate authorship by bringing authors and illustrators to Pine Bush Elementary School to meet with our students.

Author/artist Roxie Munro came to our school on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. She describes herself as a "Visual Thinker" and from looking at all of her creations, you can understand why! She writes mostly nonfiction informational text with beautiful artwork in a variety of creative formats (question & answer, inside-outside, mazes, and lift-the-flap books.) Roxie has even designed interactive apps and giant walk-in storybooks. She spoke to students in all grades about how she creates her work through research, art, maze and app design.




Visit the library to check out these books from our most recent visiting authors.

The Books of Kate Messner

The Books of Grace Lin





Learning FairPine Bush Learnig Fair logo

Be a part of the Learning Fair!

The Learning Fair Committee would like you to have the following information so you can begin to plan your participation.

The purpose of our Learning Fair is to provide an opportunity for students to display their knowledge about a problem they have solved or a question they have answered.

Click here for information about the Learning Fair.