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Shugart Library

 "TV. If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they'll have with twenty-six.  Open your child's imagination.  Open a book." -Author Unknown

Monica and Stacy


Librarian: Ms. Monica Black

Library Assistant:  Miss Stacy Davis

Library Schedule: 

8:20 - 8:45   Open Checkout

8:45 - 2:30   Regularly Scheduled Classes

2:30 - 3:00   Open Checkout

*Students may also take advantage of open checkout during the school day.  Teachers must give students permission to visit the library during open checkout times.

Policies and Procedures:


  • *Pre K teachers may check out books on behalf of their students.
  • *Kindergarteners may check out one book at a time.
  • *First through fifth graders may check out up to three books at a time.

 *Students should bring their books to the library during their regularly scheduled times so that they can return or renew them.   All students are expected to demonstrate responsibility by taking care of books and returning them on time.  At this time, the library staff does not charge fines for late books. Students may incur fines for books that are lost or damaged.  Parents have the option of paying for lost books or sending the student with comparable replacement books.


The Junior Library Crew

The Junior Library Crew is comprised of a group of Shugart students who volunteer their time to help in the library.  The library staff appreciates the following 2013-2014 JLC members:

Elaine Arguello

Iliana Cruz

Mallory Elwood

Paige Frazier

Mba Gomba

Zackry Harris

Jennifer Jackson

Tina Mitchell

Caitlyn Seay

Katherine Seay

Ayanna Taylor

Roscel Tombo


Shugart loves Bluebonnet books

The nominees have been selected; the books are in.  We have mystery, graphic novels, realistic fiction, zombies, squirrels with superpowers, and much more.  Who do you think will be the winner of the 2014-15 Bluebonnet award?  Don't wait to start reading.  The library has copies of all the Bluebonnet books!


Let's Celebrate National Library Week

 April 13-19 is National Library Week.  We will be celebrating by playing games that support our curriculum.  Also, we will be having a Book Buffet.  Students will have opportunities to read from various books of different genres during their library time. 

Contests for the Final Six Weeks

The librarian has information about several library related contests.  Just ask for details.


AR Information 

For AR information, go to
Students can look up the quiz number (the simplest way to find the test.
Additionally, students can find the following:
IL = interest level
LG = lower grades
MG = middle grades
UG = upper grades (meaning 8-12th grade)
BL = similar to a reading level -- given in numbers such as 4.2, 5.1
AR Pts = points available for 100% on the test
Quiz Type = kind of quiz students can take - they all have reading practice test as the type.
Some have additional vocabulary tests, too.



"TV.  If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they'll have with twenty-six.  Open your child's imagination.  Open a book." ~Author Unknown

Library Online Resources

Library Catalog
District Catalog

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