• Library

    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.

     

    reading area side view desk  Fiction Section

     

    Librarian:
    Juliana Rodriguez-Lawson
    jrodrig3@episd.org
    915-236-5768

     

    View from desk

    Hours:
    Monday to Friday
    7:45am- 12:00pm
    12:45pm-3:45pm
    Circulation:
    Pk- check out to parent only
    K-  check out to parent only
    1- 1 book
    2-1 book
    3-2 books
    4-3 books
    5-3 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.
     
    Rebel    Cali  
     

    Access Databases from home:

    American Indian Histories and Cultures
    http://www.aihc.amdigital.co.uk/
    Username: Logan 
    Password: Hawks

    American West
    http://www.americanwest.amdigital.co.uk/
    Username: Logan 
    Password: Hawks

    Britannica
    texquest.net
    ​Username: ​loganel
    ​Password: ​logan

    Gale 
    Access to our TexQuest School resources through Gale 
    http://www.galepages.com/j071902128
    Username: Logan 
    Password: Hawks

    Pebble Go
    To access our Pebble Go account, go to the link above or:
     www.pebblego.com/login/index.html?sqs=82d00c16fb6e65c3d52520aff01afbb5585c5ec86df2a9c820a0214377b60b07
    Username: loganep
    Password: books

    Pebble Go Next:
    To access our Pebble Go Next account, go to the link above or:
    www.pebblegonext.com/login/sqs=82d00c16fb6e65c3d52520aff01afbb5585c5ec86df2a9c820a0214377b60b07 
    Site username: loganep 
    Site password: books


    Tips for Reading to your Child:

    Reading Aloud: Tips for Parents and Teachers 
    http://www.literacyconnections.com/ReadingAloud.php
    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 
    http://www.rif.org/us/literacy-resources/articles/reading-aloud.htm
    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:

    2x2 TXLA
    http://www.txla.org/groups/2x2
    The 2X2 Committee‘s charge is to produce a list of 20 recommended books for children, age two to grade two.

    Hedgehog Books 
    http://www.hedgehogbooks.com/index.html
    Experienced teachers have organized lists of great read aloud books for children from pre-K to 8th grade.

    ALSC Notable Books 
    http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists/ncb
    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.

    Monster Librarian 
    http://www.monsterlibrarian.com/horrorfictionlistkd.htm
    This website for children 12 and younger recommend scary stories for children to read.

    S.T.E.M Booklist for Kids and Teens
    http://grplpedia.grpl.org/wiki/index.php/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 
    http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklistsawards/booklistsbook
    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:
    E-books are available for checkout. To access e-books:
    Abdo:
    go to my.abdodigital.com
    Username: logan
    Password: Hawks

    Mackin:
    http://www.mackin.com/corp/index.php

    Username: loganes
    Password: loganes

    Powerkids:
    http://rosenlearningcenter.com/

    Username:  Loganes
    Password: Hawks


    Follett:
    http://wbb12811.follettshelf.com​​​

    Username:EPISD Username
    Password: birth date backwards

    example: jrodrig3
    20000314
    Skype Rooms:
    Logan library is equipped with three Skype rooms, please see the librarian to sign up. 
    The Skype accounts are:
    episd_logan_a
    episd_logan_b
    episd_logan_c (C is the big Skype room, this is the one that is most likely to be used)
     
    skype rooms