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Library

"There are many little ways to enlarge a child's world.  Love of books is the best of all."
~ Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Kerri Coke
Librarian
kerricoke@misdmail.org
 
tje virtual library

Please check out our TJE Virtual Library where you will find so many exciting ways to explore, learn, create, read and have fun!

 

library symbaloo

SYMBALOO - easy access to online resources for Thelma Jones Elementary.

DISCLAIMER - The Thelma Jones Elementary Symbaloo website is not sponsored by Mansfield ISD and Mansfield ISD is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, any link contained in a site, or any changes or updates to such sites.

"Reading Lists 2020-2021"

TX bluebonnet 2021

Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominees 2020-2021Find resources, readings, videos, and activities for each new Bluebonnet book!
Texas Librarians' Association YouTube channel
See book trailers for each title

lil maverick book list

Little Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List 2020Find resources, readings, videos, and activities for the new Little Mavericks book!

TX 2x2 reading list

Texas 2x2 Reading List 2020Find resources, readings, videos, and activities for each new Texas 2x2 book!


MISD Mission Statement and Goals

MISD librarians support the district mission to ensure education and personal success by providing curriculum support through partnerships that create innovative 21st Century learning opportunities. Librarians empower students to be effective and responsible users of ideas and information and enthusiastic readers.

Goals:
1. All students and staff are effective and responsible users of ideas and information.
2. All students are enthusiastic and critical readers.

Thelma Jones Elementary Library Information & Book Checkout Policy

Library Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Library Visits:
Every class visits our library weekly for instruction and check-out.  All students may have up to two books checked out at a time.  As special circumstances arise, some students may be able to have up to three books checked out at a time.  All books are checked out for one week, but may be renewed as needed.

Open Check Out Policy:
Our Open Check-Out Program allows 3rd and 4th grade students the flexibility to visit the library independently on a more frequent basis.  Students may utilize open check-out during regular library hours with teacher’s permission.
 
A Note For Parents:
Please help to ensure your child is a good library citizen by encouraging him/her to take excellent care of our books and return them on time.  Access to search for books in our Thelma Jones Library may be done by visiting Destiny Discover, which is linked on our Symbaloo above.