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Virtual students may come check out library books beginning Friday, September 4. 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.)

September holidays

  • September 1 -- Pink Cadillac Day
  • September 2 -- World Coconut Day
  • September 4 -- Eat an Extra Dessert Day
  • September 6 -- Read a Book Day
  • September 7 -- Labor Day
  • September 8 -- Star Trek Day
  • September 11 -- 9/11 Remembrance Day
  • September 12 -- National Chocolate Milkshake Day
  • September 16 -- Collect Rocks Day
  • September 19 -- Talk Like a Pirate day
  • September 20 -- National Fried Rice Day
  • September 22 -- Elephant Appreciation Day
  • September 25 -- Comic Book day
  • September 27 -- Crush a Can Day
  • September 30 -- Orange Shirt day

Brand New NonFiction

Austin Catalog

Looking for a specific book?  Check our library:

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



September Birthdays

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Paul Fleischman

September 5


located in Realistic

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Tony DiTerlizzi

September 6

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Located in Fantasy

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Roald Dahl

September 13

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

located in Fantasy

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Agatha Christie

September 15

Murder Is Easy

located in Mystery

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Shel Silverstein

September 25

Where the Sidewalk Ends

located in the Nonfiction section in the 800s