Gorzycki Library News!

September 2018

The background reflects how the library has felt the past few weeks-CRAZY!

Throughout September, we celebrated National Library Card Sign Up Month, finished our library inventory, celebrated 16 de Septiembre, finished library orientations, had the first round of booktalks with Mrs. Snyder's classes, sent off our APL applications, started the first round of Library Lessons and celebrated Banned Books Week! Not to mention the daily average 151 individual student visits in the library. Sheesh! Anyone else need a nap after reading that?

September Quick Facts

In August, 1,163 books were circulated!

In September, there were 3,395 total individual student library visits!

Mrs. Russell taught 41 classes.

After completing inventory, we found that we are only missing 33 books!

*fist pump*

Way to go, Tigers!

YOU are why we have such an amazing library program!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the #MyLibraryIsIncredible posters during BTS night!

APL Library Card Update

Library Card applications were picked up by APL staff on Friday, Sept. 21. Please inform students that once APL has finished processing the cards they will be returned to us and distributed to ELA teachers.
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Mrs. Russell's PPFT presentation

Thank you awesome Tiger staff for the opportunity to present to you and share how the school librarian (*Ahem*) can help you improve your PPFT scores. Thank you again for the awesome feedback! For more information please feel free to contact Mrs. Russell or to view the presentation click here.

Banned Books Week 2018!

We celebrated our right to read and Intellectual Freedom with 6th graders playing Banned Books Bingo during their library lessons. 7th and graders will get to play during their lessons as well as continue to celebrate our fREADom to Read!
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Students and staff now all have access to the E-books in Sora and MackinVia. Instructions on logging in may be found here. MackinVia's e-books and audiobooks can also be accessed through the AISD Portal.

Don't forget!

The library is open 8am-4pm and during EXCEL. (Please only send one student at a time per class for crowd control.)

Upcoming Library Events

  • October 6- Texas Teen Book Festival @ St. Edwards University
  • October 10- Sunshine Committee Meeting in Library at 3:45pm
  • October 25- Flu Shots in the Library
  • October 26- Staff Luncheon in the Library
  • October 27- Mrs. Russell's Birthday!
  • Oct. 27 & 28- Texas Book Festival
  • October 30- Staff Lunch & Learn!
  • November 5-9 Scholastic Book Fair!

Handy Library Links!

Want to check the library calendar? Click here.

Want to reserve the library for class? Click here.

Want to check the library catalog? Click here.

Want to check the library website? Click here.

About the Library

We currently have 13,584 books in our collection, not including E-books in MackinVia and Overdrive (Sora). The Library's Twitter and Instagram handles are @gorzyckilibrary. Give us a follow!