Library Services

Hours of Operation

7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

If I am away for an in-service, meeting, or lunch I ask that students be accompanied by an adult when visiting the unattended library. 

Electronic Databases:

Please see "Useful Links" tab on my website to access Gale Research, Pebble Go! and Encyclopaedia Britannica. 

Library Collection

Bond Community, please let me know about any resources you would like to suggest for the library in order to reinforce your classroom curriculum. Please be aware that it takes some time to process purchases. The library is not currently accepting used book donations. It is our hope to improve the average age of our collection by weeding damaged and dated materials and purchasing resources with copyright dates from 2008 and newer.

Our eBook  collection is growing! We have a diverse collection of electronic books of all interests and grade levels. Check it out on the eBook link from the "Useful Links" tab or from Mitzi Bond Homepage.

 

Special Programs

RIF will be conducted once this year. Ideally, we will have special themes for each distribution.  Sadly, the federal government has eliminated all funding for RIF. It is my hope that we will be able to continue RIF on a smaller scale at our campus should our campus funds continue to be available.  

Accelerated Reader is fully operational during the school year. Bond Elementary supports AR and it may be utilized as an instrument to motivate reluctant readers, monitor student progress, and develop a love for reading. You may easily access AR from the Mitzi Bond Homepage.

Accelerated Reader Access

Access:  bond.episd.org
Scroll down to “Quick Links” and select the Accelerated Reader link.

Click on “I’m a student” and enter your

User Name:_________________

Password:__________________

Click on “Log In”

Select the orange box that says Accelerated Reader.

Type in the title of the story, author, or quiz.

Click on “Take a Quiz.”

eBook Access

Access:  bond.episd.org or click on the "Useful Links" tab on my website.

Scroll down to “Quick Links” and select the e-books link.

Login ID: 
Password: 

Use the same access information that you use for Accelerated Reader. 

Double click on book choice.

Check out online and enjoy!!

Click on the “Close the  Book” icon.

Direct access to eBooks may be found in the library and computer lab.

 

Procedures:

Students may visit the library before and after school and with a teacher’s permission during school hours. Library visits are scheduled once every three weeks, with special lessons or check outs in between. I certainly love to collaborate with others on motivating lessons.

If I am unavailable I ask that the library patron please lay the books on my desk with a slip stating name, student ID, and teacher. I will be certain to get the items to you as soon as possible.  

 

Check Out Policy:

Pre-Kindergarten – check out possible with parental support.
Kinder-1 item for classroom use                  
First -1 item
Second-2 items
Third- 3 items
Fourth- 3 items
Fifth- 3 items
Parents- 5 items
Teachers- 25 items, classroom sets, and inter-library loans.

All patrons are responsible for lost or damaged books. Please assure you are treating library materials responsibly and turning them in on a timely basis. Parents are welcome to check out up to ten books per family.