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                October

Virtual students may come check out library books. The time set aside for virtual students will be 9th period from 3:05-3:50 every day except Thursday. 

(Note:  This time is not strictly reserved for virtual students.  On-campus students may also be in the library at that time.)

What's today?

  • October 1 -- Willy Wonka Day
  • October 2 -- National Custodial Workers Day
  • October 4 -- National Taco Day
  • October 6 -- American Libraries Day
  • October 10 -- National Angel Food Cake Day
  • October 13 -- Silly Sayings Day
  • October 14 -- Be Bald and Be Free Day
  • October 18 -- National Chocolate Cupcake Day
  • October 21 -- Caramel Apple Day
  • October 22 -- Smart is Cool Day
  • October 25 -- Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day
  • October 30 -- National Candy Corn Day
  • October 31 -- Halloween (For some Halloween Fun, go to this libguide)

New Nonfiction

Austin Catalog

Looking for a specific book?  Check our library:

                catalog search

Austin library has a collection of ebooks available for students.  See Mrs. Collins for passwords.

 

books on laptop     

Austin students can also download ebooks and audio books from the district ebook collection.

Students will need their student ID number and a password.

(See Mrs. Collins if you need these.)

 

Mackinvia

 

 

October Featured Authors' books

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Librarian

Profile Photo
Trisha Collins
Contact:
1808 Wimberly Rd
Amarillo, TX 79109
806-326-3014
Website

Austin Databases

Databases available for Austin students:

Student Resources in context link

Student resource center: jr

Britannica

          kids info bits

       infoTrac

EasyBib

October Birthdays

Laurie Halse Anderson

Laurie Halse Anderson

October 23

Seeds of America trilogy

located in historical fiction

Nikki Grimes

Nikki Grimes

October 20

Garvey's Choice

located in teen issues

Gordon Korman

Gordon Korman

October 23

Restart

located in teen issues

Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson

October 31

My Brigadista Year

located in historical fiction

Robert D. San Souci

Robert D. San Souci

October 10

Double Dare to be Scared

located in story collections

R. L. Stine

R. L. Stine

October 8

Goosebumps and other popular horror series

located in horror

It seems oddly appropriate that this author would have an October birthday.  Click on the highlighted link to check out his website.