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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 - Olsen Park - 8-4

August 10 - Secondary Staff Development - Bowie 6th - 8-4

September 15th - Elementary PLC - Hamlet -1:00

September 20 - Secondary PLC - Caprock - 1:00

October 7 –  Professional Development Day - Mann 

October 11 - Panhandle Library Exhibit - Abuelo's 8:00 - 3:00

November 8 - Region 16

December 13 - All Librarians PLC - Tradewind

January 9 -  All Librarians - ESC Board Room

February 17 - Professional Development Day - Palo Duro

March 7 - Secondary PLC - Bonham

March 9 - Elementary PLC - Emerson

April 11 - All Librarians PLC - Amarillo High

April 19-22 - TLA - Austin, TX.

May 23 - All Librarians End of Year Luncheon & PLC - Fannin

 

 

 

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

 

Kiana Crayton - Technical Services

kiana.crayton@amaisd.org

806-326-1287

Cindy Harper - Technical Services

cynthia.harper@amaisd.org

806-326-1282