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Amarillo ISD Libraries: Home

Where librarians help students and schools make learning happen

LIBRARY SERVICES

Department of Library and Information Resources

LIBRARIANS ARE ABOUT:

AISD LIBRARIANS ARE ABOUT:

  • Keeping kids in love with reading
  • Offering a rich and diverse collection of resources for students and staff
  • Providing an enriching learning environment
  • Supporting classroom curriculum
  • Creating a life-long love of reading
  • Exploring knowledge
  • Connecting students to research
  • Creating well-informed citizens
  • Modeling and supporting collaboration
  • Ensuring equitable access of resources to all students
  • Establishing a safe environment for exchange of ideas
  • Modeling excellent research behaviors
  • Providing print and electronic resources for students and teachers
  • Adapting to all situations
  • Sharing the experience of the discovery of books and authors we love
  • Teaching research methods
  • Teaching TEKS through library lessons
  • Supporting students' instruction and empowering readers
  • Providing learner driven opportunities that expose our diverse populations to literature and materials to "make and explore"
  • Providing opportunities for creating original materials and ideas
  • Being the "spark plug" that keeps kids reading

FLIPSTER

THE LIBRARY

                           

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

August 9 - Elementary Staff Development - Hamlet - 8-4

August 10 - Secondary Staff Development - Mann - 8-4

September 14 - Secondary PLC - Tascosa - 1:00

September 16 – Elementary PLC – ESC rm. 312 - 1:00

September 28 - District 2 Fall Meeting - 8:30 - 2:00 
                           Thunder Room in Jack B Kelley 
Student
                           Center - WTAMU

                           HUG - 3:00 - 4:00

October 8 –  Secondary District Day – Vendor exhibits - AmTech - 9:00 - 3:00

October 11 - Elementary District Day - Paramount Terrace - 8:00-3:00 

October 12 - Panhandle Library Exhibit 8:00 - 3:00

October 26 - School Library Interest Group - 12:30, HUG - 1:30

November 9 - Secondary PLC - Bowie 6 - 1:00

November 11 - Elementary PLC - Mesa Verde - 1:00

November 30 - School Library Interest Group - 12:30, HUG - 1:30

December 14 - All Librarians PLC - Crockett - 1:00

January 13 -  Elementary PLC - Sunrise - 1:00 

January 18 - Secondary PLC - ESC rm. 312 - 1:00

January 25 - School Library Interest Group - 12:30, HUG - 1:30

February 21 - All Librarians - District Day

February 22 - School Library Interst Group - 12:30, HUG –1:30 

March 8 - Secondary PLC - Palo Duro

March 10 - Elementary PLC - Avondale

March 22 - School Library Insterest Group - 12:30, HUG - 1:30

April 12 - All Librarians PLC - Amarillo High - 1:00

May 24 - All Librarians PLC - TBD - 1:00

September 27 - School Library Interest Group - 12:30, HUG - 1:30

 

 

CONTACT US:

     Pam Barrett     

 Director of Library & Information Resources

  pam.barrett@amaisd.org

 

        7200 I-40 W.
       Amarillo, TX 79106
       806-326-1280

                  

Valarie Olson

Professional Library

Library Specialist / HLC Liaison

   valarie.olson@amaisd.org

806-326-1285

Veronica Hatfield

Secretary - Library & Information Resources

veronica.hatfield@amaisd.org

806-326-1281

LIBRARY CENTER

Dorothy Henry - Cataloger

dorothy.henry@amaisd.org

806-326-1284

 

Sally Anglin

 

Cindy Harper - Book Processor

cynthia.harper@amaisd.org

806-326-1282

 

 

Caleb Izard - Book Processor

samuel.izard@amaisd.org

806-326-1287