Blue Ribbon Library

Welcome to Forest Avenue Blue Ribbon Library!

Library Media Specialist:  Melody Finch

Contact Information

(334)269-3673 Ext 27004         

Fax: (334) 269-3963


Address: 1700 West Fifth Street Montgomery, AL 36106

Hours of Operation:  8:45AM to 3:30 PM

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Happy New Year!
Make a Resolution! 

Take the Nonfiction Challenge! 

As you work your on your AR Goals, read and quiz on nonfiction. To make it easy, start right away, and alternate Fiction and Nonfiction. Keep watching the sliding scale in Home Connect. It's on the bottom of the  first page and tells the percentage for your own work. Keep going until you make your point goal!  
Remember to hold your score up at 90% or higher.

  Need a book?  Need information?
You're in the right place!
Search for books in our library right here:

Atriuum Online Search Station > >

Click on the link to access the Search Station for our Blue Ribbon Library collection!

For authoritative information for reports and research, check this out:

Click here for WORLDBOOK ONLINE.
( Remember your UserName and Password for entry.)

Check out your progress in AR with:

Accelerated Reader Home Connect!  

Home Connect is an Internet site where parents  and students can access AR progress.  (Students are not allowed to test at home, only at school.) 
Click here to access HOME CONNECT

 In order to log in to the site you will need to have your student's AR username and password.  Once inside, check out the option for parents to receive an email each time their child takes an AR.  Look for "email setup" at the right-hand upper corner.
Look to 
see if YOUR book has AR!


Forest Avenue has a long history of using Renaissance products to motivate student reading. We have been honored numerous times because our students and teachers worked extremely hard on their reading skills with the help of Accelerated Reader.  Keep up the good work, FAAM'ly!

Here are some more great websites you might enjoy!

Many authoritative and age appropriate reference tools can be found at:

Alabama Virtual

Stories read aloud 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for children,
caregivers and educators.


Learn to read at:
Reading Bear:

Word definitions and more can be found at:

Safe searching online can be found at:
Kid Rex Safe
Kiddle Safe

Online almanac, atlas and homework help are here:

Learn and practice computer coding  with these websites:

Tumblebooks and more are at:
Montgomery Public Library :

Cite your sources for projects at:

We thank and commend our great PTA who gives strong support to our library!  They enable us to do so many things!

1.) They renewed AR when the school system dropped it in the other schools. 

2.)  They purchased a subscription to for our school community.
This allows our students and teachers to access authoritative information whether at home or at school.

3.) They came in and helped with our awesome book fair!


4.) They gave a very generous allowance for books and other upgrades to our library.

Thank you so much, Everyone!  Now let's take care of these great assets and put them to good use!
**************KEEP ON READING!**************

ATOS Reading Levels and Colors 

 AR Color 

 AR Reading Level

AR Color 

AR Reading Level

AR Color 

AR Reading Level

Blue Star

0.1 – 0.9


3.0 - 3.4

Yellow with Line 

5.5 – 5.9


1.0 - 1.4

Red with Line

3.4 – 3.9

Dark Green


Blue with Line

1.5 – 1.9

Light Green

4.0 - 4.4

Dark Green with Line



2.0 - 2.4

Light Green with Line

4.5 – 4.9


7.0 & Up

Orange with line  

2.5 – 2.9


5.0 - 5.4



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