Library Media Center

Library Media Center

Welcome to the GBE Library Castle

Mrs. Perry, GBES Librarian

Library Catalog


8:30 to 8:45
11:30 to 12:30
3:00 to 3:10

Students at Grafton Bethel Elementary School visit the library weekly with their class for 45 minutes. During that time, they choose books, learn library skills and are exposed to a wide variety of literature. Students participate in The Virginia Young Readers Contest, Battle of the Books, and National Children’s Book Week. Read on to learn more about what goes on at the library.


Battle of the Books

The Battle of the Books Club is open to any interested fourth or fifth grade students. Permission slips with meeting dates and book lists may be picked up in the library from Mrs. Rosensteel. The books may be checked out from the GBE library or the public library.



Take time to read with your children

  •  make reading time an enjoyable time

  • set aside a special time and place for reading

  • choose books you like

  • answer your child’s questions while reading

  • vary what you read (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, fantasy)