South Texas ISD Libraries are hubs of active learning that enhance student achievement through collaboration, innovation and diverse resources. 

STISD has four libraries that support our district community: Biblioteca Las Americas (Mercedes), Eliseo B. Vega Library (Olmito), Gateway to the World Library (Edinburg) and the Rising Scholars Academy Library (San Benito). 


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Biblioteca Las Americas 

Serving Health Professions & Science Academy | Mercedes

Library book collection

Eliseo B. Vega Library 

Serving Medical Professions | Olmito 

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Gateway to the world library 

Serving Preparatory Academy & World Scholars | Edinburg

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Rising Scholars Academy Library 

Serving Rising Scholars Academy | San Benito 

Audiobooks for Teens Week 14

Week 14 of free audiobooks are available July 29 – August 4. This week the theme is Secrets. Register to access SYNC titles in the Sora app here. Once downloaded, the books are yours to keep and enjoy.

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2021 Summer Reading

Remember to exercise your mind this summer and read! Summer reading is posted on each library website and prepares you for your new school year so start early. Click here for the libraries website and select your library. You will find summer reading posted under the Announcements section.

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Are you it?

Are you our next Battle of the Books champion? South Texas ISD libraries invites all interested middle school and high school readers to register now for next school year's Battle of the Books Competition. You can register here. Let's bring home the win!

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