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“Children may forget what you say, but they will never forget how you make them feel."

                                                                        Carol Buchner

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Lynn Kostel, Library Information Technology Educator

Library Hours - Monday through Thursday, 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM; Friday, 7:30 AM to  11:30 AM


The School Library: What Parents Should Know

Savvy parents and educators know that the school library is key to teaching students not just to read, but to practice the skills they need to seek, evaluate and use information throughout their lives. In fact, research shows those students from schools with professionally staffed, fully equipped libraries score higher on achievement tests. (click on title for more information)

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Check Out the Library

  • I am announcing that this is my last year at Daulton. I am closing this chapter of my life and setting the stage for new chapters to come. I have been Daulton’s Librarian for the past 11 years and cannot think of a better place to have spent my last years in education. I am very appreciative for all the parent support through the years. Thank you to everyone who helped make the library and all its events a success. I have many memories to take with me.


  • The Six Flags Read to Succeed Program tickets should be arriving the first part of May. I will distribute the tickets to the students who participated in this program once I receive them.


  • The first week in May will be the last week classes come to the library. All books are due this week.

Library Information & Book Checkout Policy

Students in grades K-4 may have one book checked out at a time. All books may be checked out for one week and may be renewed on an as needed basis. All classes will visit the library weekly for instruction and checkout. All 3rd and 4th grade students may earn the privilege of checking out two books at a time. Students may utilize Open Checkout  which allows every student the flexibility to visit the library individually on a more frequent basis.

Parents, please help to ensure your child is a good library citizen and returns his/her book on time. Review the the Welcome Packet with your child. Sign and return the permission portion of the packet. You have the option to give permission for check out or deny permission for check out. Once the library receives the signed permission form, your child will be given a special library book bag and his/her library card. The library book bag should be used by your child, at all times, to store and transport his/her library book. If a library book bag is lost, your child will need to bring a note from you requesting a new bag, along with a $1.00 bag replacement fee. Students may not check out a library book without a library book bag.

Access to search for books in our library may be done from the classroom or home. Access is through the campus web page, clicking on Resources, and then click on Library.

Library Resources & Helpful Links

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Discovery Education Streaming

Discovery Education Streaming is an amazing resource for digital classroom media. Over 5000 videos, 20,000 images, 4000 audio files, 20,000 encyclopedia articles, lesson plans, classroom tools, and much, much, more!
Research Databases

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Teaching Books

Time-saving portal to thousands of online resources to explore children's and young adult books and their authors. Immediate access to short movies, audio book readings, book discussions, and more.

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Britannica Kids

This resource is colorful and easy to use with resources that allow you to explore thousands of topics for school projects. All articles include an indicator of reading level and the ability to increase  or decrease the size of text and reading level.

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Brain Pop Jr.

Provides educational movies for K-3 students. Homework help, leveled quizzes, games and activities for kids.

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 Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools, and businesses.

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Research your favorite animals, explore Earth and Space, find a biography, or explore a Soc. Studies topic from home or school. PebbleGo features hundreds of animals, reading supports, games, and audio and video clips of animals in action.


MISDMansfield ISD
605 East Broad Street
Mansfield, Texas 76063
Phone: 817.299.6300

Anna May Daulton DragonsAnna May Daulton Elementary
2607 North Grand Peninsula Dr.
Grand Prairie, TX 75054
Phone: 817.299.6640   Fax: 817.453.6570
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