Frequently Asked Questions

  • Library Info

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    Library Hours

     The Wilshire Library offers students, teachers, and parents flexible access by being open Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Parents are invited to visit the library after school to check out books.

     For instruction, the library operates on a fixed and flexible schedule. Students in PK-fifth graders visit the library weekly for lessons and check-out.


    Library Book Check-out

    Pre Kinder and Kinder:  1 book for 1 week

    1st - 5th grades:  2 books for 2 weeks

    E-books are available for checkout from home, as well.


    Book Care

    Please talk to your child about a safe place to put their books so they do not lose them, and so that they are not damaged.  By asking them to return their books on time and in good condition, we are teaching them to be responsible library patrons.  If a book is lost, late, or damaged a notice will be send home with the students. 

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  • What We Do

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    At Wilshire Library, we encourage your child to become a critical thinker, enthusiastic reader, skillful researcher, and ethical user of information.  Your child will have the opportunity to visit the library to check out books, listen to stories, learn library skills, and much more!  


    Reading Programs

    Reading Challenges (PK-K)

    Texas Bluebonnet Reading Award (3-5)

    Read for the Record (PK-5)

    Literary Pumpkins (PK-5)

    Storybook Character Week (PK-5)

    Read Across America Day (PK-5)

    Poetry Month (K-5)

    Author Visits/Storytellers (PreK-5th)

    Scholastic Book Fairs (2 per year)


    Instructional Programs

    Annual Research Project (K-5)

    Mini-Research Lessons (K-5)

    Lessons on Library-Based Skills (K-5) 

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  • How Do I Get a Parent Account?

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    Parents may sign up for their own library account.  A parent account allows you:  

    * to check out up to 5 books at a time for 2 weeks

    * access to Overdrive, the North East ISD eBook collection

    Come by the library to sign up for library access. 

    **Note: If you have students attending different NEISD schools, you still only need 1 account.**

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