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Austin Middle School Library: Home


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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.)

January holidays

  • January 1 -- New Year's Day
  • January 1 -- Polar Bear Plunge Day
  • January 3 -- National Drinking Straw Day
  • January 7 -- National Bobblehead Day
  • January 8 -- World Literary Day
  • January 13 -- Rubber Ducky Day
  • January 18 -- National Gourmet coffee Day
  • January 21 -- National Hug Your Puppy Day
  • January 25 -- Opposite Day
  • January 26 -- National Plan for Vacation Day
  • January 27 -- Library Shelfie Day
  • January 31 -- National Hot Chocolate day

Nonfiction for December

Austin Catalog

Looking for a specific book?  Check our library:

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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 public library.

Students will need their library card ID number (not the same as student ID) and PIN number.

See Mrs. Collins if you need these numbers.



Link to HLC ebooks


Austin Library book suggestions


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Trisha Collins
1808 Wimberly Rd
Amarillo, TX 79109

Austin Databases

Databases available for Austin students:

Student Resources in context link

Student Resource Center Junior

Britannica School

Kids InfoBits

National Geographic Kids



December Birthdays

Ally Carter

Ally Carter

January 1

All Fall Down in Mystery

Sarah Mlynowski

Sarah Mlynowski

January 4

Sink or Swim in Paperbacks

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

January 4

Shiloh in Realistic

Jenny Nimmo

Jenny Nimmo

January 15

Midnight for Charlie Bone in Fantasy

Rebecca Stead

Rebecca Stead

January 16

Liar & Spy in Teen Issues

Wendelin Van Drannen

Wendelin Van Drannen

January 6

Wild Bird in Teen Issues