Shugart Library

Download QR scanners

During the 2016-2017 school year, the library staff will use QR codes to share information about the Shugart library. We are asking parents to download QR apps so that they will be ready for next school year. Right now, check this link to find out about reading and book-related activities.

Keep learning this summer

The Shugart library will not be open this summer, but the public libraries will. The librarian will post information about public library activities this summer. Use summer bookmarks to help you make great book choices, and check my Nicholson link to see what else is happening.

Dewey Decimal System

It really helps to memorize some of the Dewey numbers. Use this PowerPoint this summer to help you get ready for the 2016-2017 school year.  

Policies and procedures

  • Pre-K may check out one book at a time.
  • Kindergarteners may check out one book at a time. Kindergarteners who participate in the AR program, may check out two books at a time.
  • First through fifth graders may check out up to three books at a time.
  • Students who make the A Honor Roll can earn a "free book" coupon which allows them to check out up to four books at a time.
  • Options for paying for lost books include paying in full or paying in installments of $5 per month.

Check out this video to learn the procedures students follow when they visit the library with their class.

The library staff

Monica Black earned a Master of Library Science Degree from Sam Houston State University in 2013. She began working at Shugart that same year. Cassandra Law has a B.A. Degree in Theater and one in Speech Pathology. She began working at Shugart in 2015.

Reading with Rodney 

The Shugart library is proud to be collecting books for the Reading with Rodney campaign. Students, parents, and community members are encouraged to donate new or gently used books. The books will distributed to needy families this summer.

AR Information 

Students can look up quiz numbers.  Additionally, students can find the following helpful information:

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. Click here for more AR information.

Library Online Resources



Library Catalog

District Catalog

Local Library Links

Research Help

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