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The Frostwood Elementary library program serves to grant flexible and open access to all students, as well as to instill a love of reading, inspire life-long learning and foster independent library use.  The library is an inviting space with multiple learning commons where students may acquire knowledge and gain insight; enjoy a welcoming haven where they may seek respite from a demanding day; a stimulating place where they may open books and open their minds. 

Frostwood has a long history in our community.  It originally opened it's doors in 1960.  In 2010, we celebrated our 50th anniversary.  In 2014 the new Frostwood Elementary opened and now in our newly built school, we serve about 750 students in grades Kindergarten through 5th. There are dozens of student-use portable electronic devices, three computers serving library operations, and two presentation stations that use both document cameras and interactive boards to enhance student learning. We utilize the Follett Destiny Library Manager, a web-based system that allows access to our collection 24/7. This interface enables our students, staff and parents to have access to a our school library: in the library, in the classroom, at home and wherever or whenever you need us.

How many books?  For how long?

Number of books students are allowed to check out:

  • Kindergarten = 1 book in fall, 2-3 books in spring
  • 1st Grade = 2 books in fall, 3-4 books in spring
  • 2nd Grade = 3 books in fall, 4 books in spring
  • 3rd Grade = 4 books in fall, 5 books in spring
  • 4th Grade = 5 books plus 1 extra if needed for school related projects
  • 5th Grade = 5 books plus 1 extra if needed for school related projects 

Library materials are due back in one week, or may be renewed if there are no hold requests.

stack of books

Responsibilities

While there is no fine for overdue books, materials overdue by 30 days or more are assumed to be lost and a replacement fee will be assessed. If you feel our records are in error kindly email heather.bothe@springbranchisd.com. 

lost books

Lost a book?

If a book is lost or damaged it must be paid for. Payment may be in the form of a check made out to SBISD, or with exact cash (change cannot be made). Send the payment to school marked Attention Library. Payment is refundable if a lost book is found and returned in good condition on or before the last day of the current school year.