The Austin Library Media Center is open each weekday from 8:15 to 3:00 for students and from 7:45 - 3:30 for teachers.
Students may check out books for a period of (2) weeks. Students in grades K-4 are allowed to check out two books at a time and grade 5 may check out three books. Fines are not charged for overdue books; however, students with overdue books will not be allowed to check out additional books. Students must pay to replace lost or damaged books.
The Library Media Center hours of operation at Mary B. Austin are flexible. The regular hours are from 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. on school days for both teachers and students.
The Mary B. Austin Library Media Center will provide a secure and comfortable environment in which students feel free to explore various sources of information. Students will receive instruction and training that will enable them to access, analyze, assimilate, and use acquired information. The media center will promote literacy and the enjoyment of reading by providing age appropriate literature that entertains as well as informs.
Games, reading, new adventures and favorite characters
huge list of notable African-Americans in alphabetical order.
25,000 short biographies, searchable area of fame.
Breaking Racial Barriers
A few biographies to go with portraits in the Harmon foundation collection.
Limited list of famous African-Americans
The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research.
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This service offers free homework help from subject specialists. The service is available everyday from 3 p.m. until Midnight ! ! ! It offers free tutoring in Math, Science, Social Studies and English for grades 4-12 and college intro.
500 digital ebooks on many subjects.
Read and listen to books online. Many books are AR books.
Leveled texts at your fingertips.