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 3

Week 3 of free audiobooks are available May 13-19. This week the theme is Rooted in China. Register to access SYNC titles in the Sora app here. Once downloaded, the books are yours to keep and enjoy.

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2021-22 BoB Titles - High School

High School Battle of the Books (BoB) titles have been announced, and we invite you to participate. For the 2021-22 school year, there will be four titles:

 Sia Martinez and the Moonlight Beginning of Everything by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland

 A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

 Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly

 Fruia by Yamile Saied Mendez

Contact an STISD librarian by clicking here for more details.

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