Ms. Deb Squires, (512) 841-9929
Ms. Phyllis Conrad, (512) 841-9929
Welcome to the library!
While our physical library is closed, please check out all we have to offer online through the portal.
NEW!!! Curbside Library Book Service for Akins Students and Staff
You may now pick up library books curbside at school or request delivery to your classroom. It's easy! Just request the books you want using this book request form, and then pick up at school during scheduled hours. All the information you need is on the form, and pickups/deliveries will be by appointment. You can get up to 4 books and return them to the book drop at the front of the school anytime.
If you have books checked out, don't worry! You can return them to the book drop in front of the school.
AISD BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
This year's event will take place after spring break and will be entirely virtual. Any student is welcome to join our Akins team and participate in the competition.
What is a Book Battle? High school students from Austin ISD and surrounding districts come together to compete in a trivia quiz after reading and discussing books chosen by school librarians.
Who is involved? Anyone who wants to participate! If you like reading, consider trying it out!
Why do we do it? It's just for fun. And bragging rights if we win. This year we will miss out on in-person meetings and the typical field trip to the tournament, but we can connect via zoom, and it's a great way to make new friends who like to read for fun.
How do I join? If you're interested, contact Ms. Squires in the library at email@example.com or (512) 841-9929. You can also just start reading the books on the list anytime.
What books do we read? Local high school librarians chose the books on this list because they are interesting, fun to read, and represent diverse genres and characters. You don't have to read them all, but you can if you want to. They are all available through the library's ebook or curbside programs.
Check out the library's hundreds of new ebooks and audiobooks on MackinVia!
We have lots of our most popular titles now available to checkout and read or listen to on your phone or chromebook.
To access the materials, login at the portal and search for MackinVia. Click on the tile, and you're all set.
Questions: ask Ms. Squires in the library at firstname.lastname@example.org
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From your phone, text the number 81010. In the body of the message, type "@akinslibr"