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News and Notes from your BISD Libraries!

November 2014

Readers are Leaders!

Our libraries are BUSY-BUSY-BUSY places!

Library Program Website

There were 42,230 book checkouts in November 2014.

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?

NonFiction: 12,735 books
Fiction: 11,424 books
Everybody: 10,521 books
Spanish: 6,587 books

eBooks: 542

  • Audio Books: 236 books
  • Story Collection: 73 books
  • Audio/Visual: 54 items
  • Equipment: 48 items
  • Reference: 38 books
  • Professional: 7 books
  • Chinese: 3 books

BISD Libraries: A Wealth of Resources!

Libraries have a wealth of resources--books, eBooks, databases, and websites--for you to use! Want us to show them to you, your department, your faculty, or your students? Please contact us and we'll set up a training session!

Honoring Heroes: Veterans Day, 2014

Across the district, BISD Libraries hosted Veterans, created displays, and participated in campus activities to honor America's heroes.

BISD Libraries Are BUSY Places!

BISD eBook Library

There are more than 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
  • 16 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


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