Welcome to the Logan Elementary School Library Page. Logan Elementary School serves grades PK-5 and is located in El Paso Texas. The original school was built in the 1960s. Logan elementary school was just recently rebuilt, and in the fall of 2014 opened the doors, to the new school, and a brand new library.Librarian:Hours:Monday to Friday7:45am- 12:00pm
Circulation:Pk- check out to parent onlyK- check out to parent only1- 1 book2-1 book3-2 books4-3 books5-3 books
Books are checked out for two weeks.
PlayAways and Audio books are checked out for one week.Parents can check out up to 5 books with their student. For example, if the student has one book checked out, the parent can check out four more.Books checked out during library visits in first, and second grade will remain in the classroom.Other grades may choose to keep the books in the classroom, at teacher's discretion.Ongoing Events:
We are very excited to partner with TDI international and Tail Waggin' Tutors to bring Francisco and his Therapy Dog Rebel the second Friday every month, and Jacque and her Therapy Dog Cali, every Friday.
Access Databases from home:
American Indian Histories and Cultures
Access to our TexQuest School resources through Gale
To access our Pebble Go account, go to the link above or:
Pebble Go Next:
To access our Pebble Go Next account, go to the link above or:
Site username: loganep
Site password: books
Tips for Reading to your Child:
Reading Aloud: Tips for Parents and Teachers
This website has a collection of resources that explain how to read aloud and which stories to select for young children, children, and teenagers.
Reading is Fundamental: Reading Aloud
Research shows that reading aloud to your child is the number one indicator of how well your child will read; this website includes information and tips about reading aloud.
Useful Links for book choice:
The 2X2 Committee‘s charge is to produce a list of 20 recommended books for children, age two to grade two.
Experienced teachers have organized lists of great read aloud books for children from pre-K to 8th grade.
ALSC Notable Books
Each year a committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's books. According to the Notables Criteria, "notable" is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, or outstanding. As applied to children's books, notable should be thought to include books of especially commendable quality, books that exhibit venturesome creativity, and books of fiction, information, poetry and pictures for all age levels (birth through age 14) that reflect and encourage children's interests in exemplary ways. Books that win the Newbery and Caldecott Awards are automatically included in this list.
This website for children 12 and younger recommend scary stories for children to read.
S.T.E.M Booklist for Kids and Teens
This website lists books that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for middle and high school students.
YALSA Booklists & Book Awards
The Young Adult Library Services Association provides a one-stop shop for information and suggestions about your teen and reading. This website includes teen award winners and books that teens will love. This website is geared towards children.
Accelerated Reader (AR):
AR is a new program here at Logan. I would be happy to assist in finding a book that is AR, and reading level appropriate. Testing is done in in the classroom on the iPads or in the computer lab. If you have any questions you are welcome to ask me, or the literacy coach Ms. Guzman.New Items:New books, are located on the display by the Graphic Novels, feel free to browse what we have and perhaps check them out.
The library holds audio books in PlayAway and CD format. This can be checked out for a week at a time.
E-books are available for checkout. To access e-books:
go to my.abdodigital.com
http://wbb12811.follettshelf.comUsername:EPISD UsernameSkype Rooms:
Password: birth date backwards
Logan library is equipped with three Skype rooms, please see the librarian to sign up.
The Skype accounts are:
episd_logan_c (C is the big Skype room, this is the one that is most likely to be used)