Lobo Library News

September 2019

Service, Unity, Respect, & Excellence.

Chavez High School is highlighting the values of service, unity, respect, and excellence in students and staff members who exemplify these values. Every month, several Chavez HS students and staff members will be honored for demonstrating the values that hold our school's strong foundation. The library is excited to see who our honorees will be for September.
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Celebrating Banned Books Week

September 22 -- 28, 2019

Check out the latest reports from the Office of Intellectual Freedom from the American Library Association in the pictures below. Share them with your classmates and teachers. Ask yourself why are these books being banned in libraries across the country. I've also included links to news articles from the most recent book bans and book challenges. Some of them are close to home. Others might have been your favorite childhood book!

Washington Post Article 2019: Harry Potter Ban

Katy ISD Book Ban, 2017

Katy ISD Follow-up article

School Board Votes Down Book Ban Request, 2019

Look for your favorite Banned Book Author and send them a tweet or a letter to let them know how much the book impacted your life, made you feel, or your favorite quotes. Make sure to include a picture of you holding your favorite banned book (include us in your tweet @chsLOBOlibrary!). Click here to find your favorite Banned Book Author Twitters & Mailing Addresses.

Dav Pilkey, Creator of CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS, on Banning Books
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Fall Voter Registration Drive

This month our school will be hosting a Voter Registration Drive on September 19th and 20th in the library. If you are currently taking a U.S. Government class, representatives from Mi Familia Vota will also be in your class on those days registering eligible students to vote. If you are not taking a Government class this semester and you are interested in registering to vote, stop by the library to pick up a Voter Registration Card.

Voter Eligibility:

  • You are a United States citizen;
  • You are a resident of the county where you submit the application;
  • You are 18 years of age on Election Day.

Are you registered to vote?

To confirm your voter registration status, you may select one of three methods to perform a search at this website: Am I Registered to Vote?

  • Your Texas driver’s license number, if you provided it when you applied for voter registration;
  • Your Voter Unique Identifier (VUID), which appears on your voter registration certificate;
  • Your first and last name.
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Just Keep Livin'

Please join us for a fun and free of fundraising after school club! We meet every Thursday and Friday from 4 pm to 6 pm in the Library! See Ms. Giles or Ms. Saldivar for more information.

Thursday September 19: First Meeting!

September 20: Cooking Class

September 26: Guest Speaker, Marisela Martinez, Refugee Services/Non Profit Career

September 27: Service

October 3: Getting Ready for our Break Dancing Class!

October 4: Break Free, Fitness & Guest Speaker

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Name That Book Club

Name That Book Club will be meet every Friday, starting September 13th, in the library after school from 4 pm to 5 pm. Preliminary rounds will be held March 9 & 10, 2020 at MC Williams Middle School's auditorium. Finals will be on March 12, 2020 at Hattie Mae White.

Click on the hyperlink to check out the books we are reading this year:


See Ms. Knowles or Ms. Saldivar for more information.


  1. #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women

    by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (editors)
  2. The Astonishing Color of After

    by Emily X.R. Pan
  3. A Blade so Black

    by L.L. McKinney
  4. A Crown of Wishes

    by Roshani Chokshi
  5. Because I was a Girl: True Stories for Girls of all Ages

    by Melissa De La Cruz
  6. Black Panther: World of Wakanda

    by Ta-Neheshi Coates and Roxane Gay
  7. Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam

    by Elizabeth Partridge
  8. Brazen: Rebel Ladies who Rocked the World

    by Penelope Bagieu
  9. Children of Blood and Bone

    by Tomi Adeyemi
  10. Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
  11. Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All by Candice Fleming (editor)
  12. The 57 Bus

    by Dashka Slater
  13. Hey, Kiddo: How I Lost my Mother, Found my Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction

    by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  14. I am not your Perfect Mexican Daughter

    by Erika L. Sanchez
  15. I am Still Alive

    by Kate Alice Marshall
  16. Little Fires Everywhere

    by Celeste Ng
  17. Long Way Down

    by Jason Reynolds
  18. Losers Bracket

    by Chris Crutcher
  19. Love, Hate & Other Filters

    by Samira Ahmed
  20. Not if I Save you First

    by Ally Carter
  21. The Poet X

    by Elizabeth Acevedo
  22. Pride

    by Ibi Zoboi
  23. The Prince and the Dressmaker

    by Jen Wang
  24. Royals

    by Rachel Hawkins
  25. Starfish

    by Akemi Dawn Bowman
  26. Starry Eyes

    by Jenn Bennett
  27. This Heart of Mine by C.C. Hunter
  28. This Story is a Lie

    by Tom Pollock
  29. To Kill a Kingdom

    by Alexandra Christo
  30. The Unlikelies by Carrie Firestone

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Gay Straight Alliance

The Gay Straight Alliance/Gender Sexuality Alliance meets every Thursday in the library from 4 pm to 5 pm. It is an all inclusive club where you get to socialize with like-minded individuals. See Mr. Glazner or Ms. Saldivar for more information. Or sign up for the REMIND: Enter this number, 81010. Text this message: @gsachavez.
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Contact Information

Christy Saldivar, Librarian

Estela Romero, Library Clerk

Library Hours

Open every day during school hours.

After School: Monday -- Thursday, 4 pm to 5 pm

Before School: Every Day, 7:45 am to 8:20 am