Check Us Out!

News and Notes from your BISD Libraries!

October 2013

Readers are Leaders!

Our libraries are BUSY-BUSY-BUSY places!

Library Program Website

There were 80,082 book checkouts in October 2013.

There were 879 eBook checkouts in October 2013.

Libraries see approximately 1,640 classes each month.

Library lessons and activities focus on library procedures, programs, and resources, as well as story times and literacy activities.

What are our patrons reading?

Here is a breakdown of checkouts in BISD for October...

  • Dewey Books (Nonfiction & Reference): 24,732 Checkouts
  • Fiction Books: 22,472 Checkouts
  • Everybody Fiction Books: 22,015 Checkouts
  • Story Collection Books: 227 Checkouts
  • Spanish Language Materials: 9,708 Checkouts
  • Chinese Language Materials: 4 Checkouts
  • Audio Books: 698 Checkouts
  • Professional Equipment: 116 Checkouts
  • Professional Books: 9 Checkouts
  • DVD & VHS: 101 Checkouts

TOTAL: 80,082 Checkouts

Research Resources in Your Library

Get excited about READING!

BISD eBook Library

There are about 2,000 titles in this library. All teachers, staff, and students have access to this library, and it can be accessed from computer, smartphone, or tablet! We are building an eBook library to support your classroom lessons and also want to support your pleasure reading as well! Be sure to check us out!

Have questions?

Ask your Library Supervisor or Library Assistant!

Fingertip Facts about BISD Libraries

Elementary Libraries...

  • 15 campuses
  • 3 Librarians
  • 15 Library Assistants
  • 227,000 volumes

Middle School Libraries...

  • 4 campuses
  • 1 Librarian
  • 4 Library Assistants
  • 69,000 Volumes

High School Libraries...

  • 2 campuses
  • 1 Librarian
  • 4 Library Assistants
  • 60,000 Volumes

Have questions? Need to contact your Library?

Denise Kersten, Library Program Coordinator & MS Library Supervisor

Arthur Davila MS, Jane Long MS, Sam Rayburn MS, & SFA Middle School


Lamanda Jatzlau, HS Library Supervisor

Bryan HS & Rudder HS


Robin Cox, Elementary Library Supervisor

Henderson, Johnson, Jones, Neal, & Ross Elementary Schools


Carol Frosch, Elementary Library Supervisor

Bonham, Bowen, Branch, Fannin, & Milam Elementary Schools


Dana Yezak, Elementary Library Supervisor

Crockett, Houston, Kemp/Carver, Mitchell, & Navarro Elementary Schools