Friday Focus

NEISD Library Services

Friday Focus for Week of May 31 - June 3, 2016

In this Friday Focus:

  • OverDrive 100,000 Checkouts!

  • Librarian End of Year Celebration (Reposted)

  • MakerSpace Materials

  • Reminders & Updates

OverDrive 100,000 Checkouts!

We did it! We surpassed the 100,000 checkout mark yesterday! Actually, we hit 100,557!

Some fun stats:

For the same period last school year, our total checkouts were 64,597 - 56% increase!

North East ISD Libraries has the highest OverDrive circulation of any school in the nation! We are number 1!

Top 10 for 2015/16 school year

Las Lomas - highest checkouts for 3 years in a row!

Stone Oak, Hidden Forest, Vineyard Ranch, Dellview, Hardy Oak, Roan Forest, Cibolo Green, Bush MS, Bulverde Creek

Top 3 Middle Schools: Bush, Eisenhower, Bradley

Top High School: Reagan


Librarian End of Year Celebration (repost)

Library Services invites all librarians and their assistants to join us for our annual End of Year Celebration on Monday, June 6 at La Hacienda de Los Barrios. We will gather on the patio from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM for appetizers (provided). Drinks and additional food items will be available for purchase.

We will also be recognizing Dee Dee for her contributions to the Library Services department and to all librarians in the district.

Please RSVP to Lisa Hastings by Wednesday, June 1st.

Party balloons and streamers. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 19 May 2016.


MakerSpace Materials

Library Services is cleaning out the closets! There are still many MakerSpace items to be donated.

We also have the following items (see photo below):

  1. One Purple iPad cover without stand (fits Gen 3 iPad)

  2. One Purple iPad cover with stand (fits Gen 3 iPad)

  3. Two Swivels - a presentation stand that holds an electronic device and follows the speaker to record voice and action.

  4. Six styluses

  5. One tripod

  6. One Gen 1 16 GB iPad (no camera or apps)

  7. One Gen 2 16 GB iPad (no apps)
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Reminders & Updates

Books & Bites on the Bus

Thank you so much for your donations to the Books & Bites on the Bus summer program! Through your generosity of book donations we have plenty for this first year. Please do not send any more items to Library Processing at this time.


The Library Services office is open M-TH from 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. beginning Monday, June 6. We get a little lonely during those long days, so please stop in if you are in the neighborhood!