Meet Mrs. Ramirez:
I want to welcome you to the Williams Elementary Library. This is going to be a great school year. I am excited to see you learn, explore and grow as we embark on new learning experiences throughout the year.
Let me tell you a little about myself. I am starting my 25th year in education. This is my 8th year in Magnolia. This is my first year as an elementary librarian. Most of my teaching experience is English Language Arts. I have an immense passion for reading and hope to encourage a LOVE for reading in all my students. I am married and have three wonderful children. My hobbies/interests include reading, gardening and spending quality time with my family.
I look forward to a great year ahead. Please feel free to email me if you have any questions, comments or concerns throughout the year. Let's make this the best year ever!
Carol Ann Ramirez
Williams Elementary Librarian
School Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
School Telephone: 281-356-6866
We are beginning the new school year quite differently than in the past. Safety is our number one priority as we begin to create new library procedures. Students will NOT be browsing the physical library to begin the school year. Students will have access to books in a variety of ways this year:
- Students will be able to access EPIC. This resource allows students to browse a collection of online books to read on any device. You can download the app on your tablet or smart phone. The library has an EPIC account and can be accessed using the EPIC Link provided. Many classroom teachers will be setting up their own EPIC accounts for their classes as well.
- Students will also be able to check out books from the Williams library. Students in grades Pre-K - 1st, will choose topics of books they want to read using a choice board provided. Then I will pull books for them and deliver to classrooms. Students in grades 2-4 will have the opportunity of placing books on hold in our Destiny system. I will create a video to show them exactly how this is done. Then I will pull books and deliver to classrooms.
- Students also have access to books using Audible. It is also an app that has free ebooks and audio books to access online.