Key Library/Biblioteca Key

Mission:

The mission of the Key Library/Biblioteca Key is to:

  • engage and inspire students
  • promote a love of reading
  • collaborate with teachers to teach research skills
  • foster lifelong learning

The Library collection has more than 26,000 resources. The collection is mainly comprised of books–picture books, easy readers, fiction, non-fiction, biography and reference. To browse the online library catalog, click on the Online Catalog/Catálogo en Línea link on the left or the Destiny Discover link below.

The library is available for checkout from 8:55 a.m.-3:41 p.m on most days. Each class visits the library once a week for a scheduled library time assigned by the teacher. Also, teachers may sign up for additional library times for their classes to conduct research or activity based lessons relating to curriculum being taught.

The library has a fixed/flexible access schedule which means:

  • All classes have a fixed weekly checkout time
  • All students and teachers are encouraged to use the library throughout the school day
  • Teachers may sign up for additional time for research
  • Students may checkout books during open checkout

Students check out books in Spanish and in English to support the immersion program.

Guidelines for checkout are as follows:

  • Pre-k and K checkout 1 book at a time.
  • 1st Gr. –  2 books (1 Eng. & 1 Spa.)
  • 2nd Gr. – 2 books
  • 3rd Gr. – 3 books
  • 4th Gr. –  4 books
  • 5th Gr. –  5 books

Destiny Discover

Destiny Discover

To access databases outside of school, click on the Destiny Discover link above and follow these steps:

Login using your Destiny Discover account.

  • For students this is your “One Login” (library number and password)
  • For staff this is your “One Login” credentials
  • Parents may request a login from their school librarian
  • Click “Submit”

To access the online catalog in school, click on the Online Catalog/Catálogo en Línea link on the left or the Destiny Discover link above and search for library materials.

To access the following databases inside school simply click on the icons. To access databases outside of school use your “One Login” credentials.

Encyclopedias Research
 britanica  pebblego
britanicaspanish  pebblegonext
 wor300x174 infobits
worldbookspanish  world almanac for kids

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