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Welcome to the Canyon Ridge Elementary School Library   Tags: elementary, welcome  

This guide provides information and tools for Canyon Ridge Elementary School
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Fiesta San Antonio began as a way to honor the fallen heroes of the Alamo and Texas Independence, but has grown into an annual celebration time in beautiful San Antonio. Learn about the rich history of our city by clicking on some of the links below.


We have e-books!

Please click on the Library Resource box and explore some of the amazing e-books available for students, teachers, and parents!

If you need assistance getting access to our Overdrive media collection of e-books and audiobooks, here are a few things you can do:

1. Be sure you sign up for a parent account (yes we have adult e-books - so does the public library) - ask Mrs. Howk

2. Check out these Overdrive Help resources  

3. Bring your device to the library and we would be happy to help you!


How to Use Overdrive

How to Check Out a Nexus E-Readers

Nexus E-Readers are available for check out.

1. You must get a permission slip signed by your parents. 

2. You must sign up on the link below.

3. Come to the library and learn how to check out books on the E-Reader and save them to your tablet.

4. READ & Enjoy!


Using Our NEW Nexus e-Readers!


Library Resources

Click on the icon below to access a variety of electronic resources for research and recreational reading.


Library Information

 Library Hours

Monday - Friday

7:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.


Are your 3rd & 4th graders reading for Battle?

Students have until the end of April to read as many Battle books as they can!

All participants are recognized on our Super Reader bulletin boards and receive fun prizes - plus the best prize of all...

becoming a better reader!

3rd grade Battle is May 7th

4th grade Battle is May 8th


Check Out Procedures

Book Checkout

Kinder – 1 book for 1 week  2 books in the spring!

1st and 2nd grades – 1-2 books for 1 week

3rd, 4th, 5th grades – 1-3 books for 2 weeks

Playaways are audio books that 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders can check out with a signed parent permission slip. You need your own headphones. Check out is for 2 weeks.

E-books are available for checkout from home. Ask Mrs. Howk for more information. You can get up to 5 e-books at a time. You have access to both print and audio books.


If you do not finish your book in time, bring it to the library and ask to RENEW it. Most materials can be renewed one more time.

You will receive a note to remind you if your books are LONG overdue. If you do not return a book or if you damage it, you will need to pay for it. 

Electronic Sign in for Library


Canyon Ridge Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Canyon Ridge Elementary School LIbrary is to connect learners with ideas and information; preparing students for life-long learning, informed decision making, a love of reading, and the use of Information technologies.


Library Staff

Wendy Howk- Librarian



Lori Staffel- Library Assistant



Phone- 210-407-1604


Your Google Drive

3rd through 5th grade, click here to log in to your NEISD Google Drive:

Username: the same username you use to log in to school

Password: ne+your student id, without any spaces 

You can save your work here, and it will be available to you anywhere you have internet access.

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