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Rising Scholars Academy Library
The Rising Scholars Academy Library serves students, parents, faculty and staff from Rising Scholars and is located in San Benito.
Monday: 7:30-4:30/5:05* *Homework House schedule
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Capacity: Currently serves 600 middle school students.
Facilities: Makerspace; periodical area.
Books: 20,000+ print volumes; 90,000+ eBooks
Periodicals: 30 print titles; 4 local newspapers; online access to national and international newspapers via database subscriptions
Videos/DVDs/CDs: 1,000 titles; circulated to students and staff
Technology: Windows network with 25 PCS and 15 laptops for student use; 20 take-home laptops; video editing and presentation equipment. MS Office; and the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite are available on PCs
Online Resources: Library catalog; Office 365; Accelerated Reader; eBooks; audio books; subscription databases
The RSA Library Club is an excellent service and social club. Our members assist students in utilizing all our resources and also promote reading and information literacy. We host special events and activities to spotlight our wonderful library and the power of the written word. Our students volunteers serve with a generous spirit.
Applications are received yearly with a limited number of member slots available.
Try this GAME to test your shelving knowledge. All members must complete the Fiction and Non-Fiction levels to assist putting books on the shelf.
Rising Scholars Academy Library Staff
Rising Scholars Academy Library: 151 S. Helen Moore Rd., San Benito, TX 78586 | Phone: 956.421.1225