Elizabeth Lamb, CMS Librarian
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Welcome to the CMS library page! This year on campus students will be visiting the library with their ELA teachers every two weeks to checkout books. If you need any books before your next library visit, feel free to fill out the forms below. Library books are also available to remote learners.
Check out our 2020 Lone Star Trailer to get a little taste of each book!
ON CAMPUS Learners (orange forms = On Campus):
Want to reserve a book(s)? Go to this link for the CMS On Campus Learner Book Reserve Form. Fill it out and Ms. Lamb will bring the books to you in class when they are available
Not sure what book(s) you would like? Go to this link for a CMS On Campus Learner Book Shopping Form and Ms. Lamb will choose books that fit your interests. They will be delivered to you in class as soon as possible.
If students want to log into Destiny to place holds themselves, go to lib.comalisd.org, click on our school and then use 6 digit ID # for username and comal as the password.
REMOTE Learners (green forms = Remote):
Want to reserve a book(s)? Go to this link for the CMS Remote Learner Book Reserve Form. Once your books are ready, Ms. Lamb will send you an email and will take them to the front office for parent pickup. You will have a week to pick them up. Email her if you need to alter pick up arrangements.
Not sure what book(s) you would like? Go to this link for a CMS Remote Learner Book Shopping Form and Ms. Lamb will choose books that fit your interests. You will be sent an email and Ms. Lamb will take them to the front office for parent pickup. You will have a week to pick them up.
Here is a video featuring all the resources available to our remote learners this year, plus a quick over view of how to use Destiny Discover to find books. CMS Library Remote Learner Resources + overview of Destiny Discover
Fall Lone Star Club, "The Fiction Addiction," meets with Ms. Lamb on Monday evenings at 7:00pm to read together (or students may read on their own) and on Tuesday evenings at 7:00pm to discuss the book with Ms. Lamb, Ms. Torres, and other students.
Our next book, starting Nov. 2nd, is Keely Hutton's Secret Soldiers, available in regular book form at the CMS library and in ebook & audiobook formats in Sora (see below). Don't have a copy of the book? No problem, you don't need one if you join Ms. Lamb on Mondays. She will project the ebook onscreen as she reads so you can follow along. A reading schedule will be posted very soon.
On campus and remote student all welcome!
To join us, sign into your school Google account. Then log onto https://meet.google.com
and click the + sign to join a meeting.
Type FictionAddiction into the box.
If you have problems getting in, email Ms. Lamb at email@example.com and she will send you the direct link for that evening's meeting.
Possible short book during winter break
The Storm Keeper's Island by Catherine Doyle begins in January.
Did someone say digital books? We have to SORA, an Overdrive program for access of district ebooks & audiobooks! Currently available for all CISD secondary school students. 6th graders will have access to elementary and middle school resources. 7th and 8th graders will have access to elementary, middle school, and high school resources.
Need book suggestions? Lone Stars are always a good choice. Check out Ms. Lamb's Lone Star book trailers. Many of these titles are available in SORA in ebook and/or audiobook format as well as in the CMS library.
Want to go watch CoCo with the Latinx Alliance at Canyon High School Oct. 27, 28, or 30 in celebration of Dia del los Muertos? Use QR code on poster above or go to this link to reserve your spot!
Tutoring for each of the 4 core subjects, Thursdays in the library from 4:15-6:15.
Open to on campus and remote students.
To contact tutors remotely, go to https://meet.google.com
Click "+ join meeting"
Type in code for subject in which you need help:
Jag Academy for general questions
CMS ELA for English help
CMS Math for Math help
CMS SS for Social Studies help
CMS Science for science help
Having trouble logging on? email firstname.lastname@example.org
and she can send you a direct link for that day's Google Meet.
There is not a shuttle for Jag Academy. Please be ready to pick up your child as soon as he/she is done with tutoring.