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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: Jul 24, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Upcoming Events - SUMMER!

Are you having fun this summer?

Are you reading lots of great books?

Click here to check out what books Mrs. Howk is reading this summer - she has new books to tell you about!


We have amazing electronic resources that are available year-round! We have online encyclopedias, newspapers and magazines, and many e-books! Your child will receive a bookmark of the needed passwords to access these resources. Visit our Library Resources to see what is available.


2014-15 will be a SUPER year!

Mrs. Howk is getting SUPER excited about the upcoming school year, are you?

Summer has been AMAZING, but getting back to school with all of our friends and learning new things is simply MARVELOUS


Enjoy your last few weeks of summer by checking out these fun resources that will support our theme next year:

Click below

Marvel for Kids: Create your own comic books & read comics online!

Create your own super hero avatar

Don't forget to discover your super power this summer - read more books and lead the way in creating a better world around you!


Summer Fun!

Do you love graphic novels or comics?

I do!

This summer I discovered a fun new app that allows you to make your own comic books. The app is free & comes with many backgrounds, characters and graphics already built in.

Have fun making your own comics & if you make something worth sharing, send it to me at

Happy Creating!

Comic Maker - available in the itunes store


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.

All library books will be due Friday, May 23rd!

Summer check out will be available June 3rd-5th. 

You may check out 10 books per student, a parent must be present to check out books. 


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


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