Kelly Shelton, Librarian


Mrs. Shelton is very thankful to be the librarian at Hillside Academy in Garland ISD. She has over 20 years of teaching experience. She attended Eastern University and graduated with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She taught in Howard County, Maryland for 10 years. Then she moved to Texas. She taught for 8 years in Texas. She earned her master's degree in library science from Texas A&M Commerce. She is proud to be a librarian. She thinks it is the best job in the school! "I love helping students learn and to see them excited to read is wonderful!  It is going to be a great year in the library!" says, an excited Mrs. Shelton, Hillside Academy librarian. 

Mrs. Shelton, Hillside Librarian


We are excited that students will still be able to checkout books from the library this year! 

Hillside Front Entrance

1. Students may be request a book or put a book on hold.


Library Activities

Library promises

  • Listen to the librarian.
  • Inquire (ask) if you need help.
  • Be respectful of others.
  • Read and talk quietly.
  • Always walk. Never run.
  • Return books to their proper places.
  • Your manners are appreciated.

Library catalogs

library catalog logo

Find books, ebooks, and other resources by visiting your school's library catalog. If you need help with any of these resources, please contact your school librarian.

Online instructional resources

Online Instructional Resources are available to all students, teachers, parents, and administrators from any district or non-district computer.

Local library links