Katy Libraries

2020-2021 Success!

Despite the challenges of this year, libraries in Katy ISD have thrived! Librarians have branched out and offered curbside book pick-ups, virtual lessons, and expanded their ecollections. They've transformed their programming in such a way that even those students working from home had opportunities to be involved. Take a look at some of the highlights from the 2020-2021 school year.

Meet the Elementary Library Media Specialist of the Year - Kathy Counterman

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Meet Lauren Hicks, the Secondary Library Media Specialist of the Year

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Digital Resource Statistics for the 2020-2021 School Year (Aug through April)

Gale Databases: 974,607 searches

Britannica Online: 1,020,297 searches

World Book Online: 116,812 content searches

PebbleGo: 1,020,776 article views

PebbleGo Next: 20,502 article views

TeachingBooks.Net: 13,126 sessions

Sora: 178,938 checkouts

Destiny: 865,559 checkout

Total checkouts: 1,044,497!!

Summer Reading Opportunities

Sizzlin' Summer Readers - Elementary

Access the Sizzlin' Summer Readers Canvas Course.
Sizzlin' Summer Readers

This is a self-enroll link for the Canvas course.

Junior High Summer Reading

This year's program contains new titles and new activities. Click the button below to find the self-enroll link for your campus.

High School Summer Reading

Discover your passion...in the Library! Find anything! Read anywhere! Click the button below to access the site.

Sora Sweet Reads

Sora Sweet Reads is a summer program designed to encourage students to keep reading over the summer. The collection offers simultaneous use so there's no wait time! Click the button below to open the app. You can find the Sweet Reads collection by clicking on the Explore tab in the app.
Sora Sweet Reads

Click on the Explore tab to find the collection.

Katy ISD Library Services

Sofia Darcy - Library Programs Coordinator

Allison Dominguez - Library Systems Coordinator