Mrs. Hicks, Librarian and Mrs. Klein, library para

Mrs. Lea Anne Hicks , Librarian
Karla Trevino, Library Assistant
Library Hours 8:10 am- 3:30 pm

When is my child's library day?

Checkout procedures

All students are allowed to check out books from our library. We do not charge late fines, but students are required to pay for damaged or lost books.

Number of books students may check out:
Kindergarten 1 book
First grade 1 book
Second grade 2 books
Third grade 3 books
Fourth grade 3 books
Fifth grade

4 books

All classes come to the library one time each week as a group for check out. Students can come to the library as needed during Open Checkout. Open Checkout is available daily.

Accessing e-books

Looking for e-books? We have a number of e-books available through our Classical Center at Vial Library Catalog. Search our catalog to see what is available.

Summer reading

If your student is looking for something new to read, try a book from the Texas Bluebonnet Reading list or the 2x2 list.


Book Fair

book fair

Our library has book fairs twice a year. Thank you for supporting literacy and our school library. It is also a great opportunity to volunteer on our campus.


Tumble into the Tumblebooks Library

Tumblebooks provides a collection of animated talking picture books. This resource will teach children the joy of reading in a manner they will love. Garland ISD has a subscription to the entire Tumblebook Library. The username and password is available through your child, your child's teacher, or our librarian Mrs. Taylor. Enjoy these masterfully animated and enthusiatically narrated online books.

Library programs

Texas Bluebonnet award

Texas Bluebonnet Award logo

Grades 3-5 – September – January of every school year. Out of 20 nominated books on each year’s list, at least five are required to be read or heard, to be able to vote for the year’s winner.


Braum’s Book Buddy

Braum's Book Buddy brochure

Teachers set monthly reading goals in this incentive programs offered to students. Stickers are awarded as the students meet individual goals and certificates for meals and treats arrive as prizes for their hard work.

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