Libraries

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 

Battle of the Books - Middle School

Attention Middle School Readers ... If you are interested in reading good books, having some fun, and the chance to win Superintendent's Cup points for your campus, please complete this brief form. For the 20-21 district BoB competition, students will independently complete an online quiz covering the five titles from the Battle of the Books list. The four top-scoring students will make up the district team that will advance to the Region One online competition taking place in February 2021. That competition will also cover all five titles from the book list. District librarians will assist students with competition preparation through a variety of online activities.

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Battle of the Books - High School

Attention Avid Readers ... If you are interested in reading good books, having some fun, and the chance to win Superintendent's Cup points for your campus, please complete this brief form. For the 20-21 district BoB competition, students will independently complete an online quiz covering the five titles from the Battle of the Books list (see information packet). The four top-scoring students will make up the district team that will advance to the Region One online competition taking place in February 2021. That competition will also cover all five titles from the book list. District librarians will assist students with competition preparation through a variety of online activities.

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