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Dr. Raul Garza Jr. STEAM Academy

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845 Eighth Street, San Benito, TX 78586 Phone: (956) 361-6900 Fax: (956) 361-6908


Library Mission:
The mission of the SBCISD Library Services is to collaborate in providing our students a quality education, to empower them to become critical thinkers, and to foster in them a lifetime joy of reading by supporting curriculum, providing a collection reflective of our community, and facilitating the access, evaluation, and implementation of print and digital resources.
Information About Book Check-In/Out:
All students are eligible to check out books -
  • Pre-K / Kinder / 1st Grades
    • Books will be pre-selected for students based on their AR Reading Level.
  • 2nd / 3rd / 4th / 5th Grades
    • Students are able to check out two (2) books and take them home, but they must remember to return them.
Students may check-in/out books at any given time as long as the librarian is present.
Should parents wish for their child to check out more books, I will be more than happy to create a parent account for them in the library.  With the parent account, parents will be able to check out a total of five (5) books, as well as take home those books.
Students and/or parents will have to pay for any damaged and/or lost library items.
Current and Upcoming Events:       
     Accelerated Reader program is now available!  Program will run Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Library Quick Access Links:
Library Online Catalog
SBCISD Access:
Library Catalog
At Home Access:
Library Catalog
Accelerated Reader   
Accelerated Reader Access Accelerated Reader Book Finder
E-Books/Online Books 
Storyline Online
Non-fiction Online Resources 
Newsela Britannica School
DOGONews Highlights Kids
National Geographic Kids
Grades K-4
Grades 5-6TweenSmithsonian
Page updated on September 29th at 7:39 PM.
Mrs. Jennifer Espinoza
Monday - Friday
7:45 AM - 3:05 PM
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