Fort Bend ISD’s prekindergarten students and their families received a generous book donation from a new statewide program that encourages reading at an early age. Books Beginning at Birth is a new statewide program offering Texas families with children from birth through age four free access to print and digital books to promote reading at […]
East Central ISD’s Highland Elementary School introduced its newest way to engage students in reading and books! The last day of school was an extra special one at Highland Forest Elementary – the school, along with Librarian Josie Martinez, unveiled its shiny new Book Vending Machine and beautiful Storywalk Garden. The East Central School Foundation’s […]
Lackland ISD’s Librarian and Media Specialist Tiffany Walderman proudly calls herself a Military Brat. It’s what makes her so relatable and why she won the Excel Award. Librarian Tiffany Walderman recieves Excel award Tiffany says her personal experience has helped shape who she is today, as a strong teacher and mentor, to other children who […]
Students Reading More Through District-Wide Competitions Public school districts in San Antonio provide students with friendly book-centered competitions that encourage reading! Battle of The Bluebonnets! Edgewood ISD and East Central ISD gathered students to participate in their annual Battle of the Bluebonnets. Librarians partnered across the San Antonio districts to promote reading for pleasure among […]
Book banning is a form of censorship in which printed material is removed from a library, a curriculum or anywhere else because someone or some group objects to the book’s content or ideas. There are innumerable reasons why people might object to a particular book or other available information – from violence, obscenities and sex to moral, political, or religious objections to poor literary quality.