Library hours

  • Monday - Friday 7:30am-3:15pm

Library Policies

  • Library Checkout Policy

    PreK - one book (remains in the classroom)
    Kindergarten – one book
    First grade – two books
    Second through Fifth grade – three books
    Parents – five books
    Maximum loan period – two weeks

    Late Book Policy

    Fines are not charged for late books, but if a book is lost or damaged, the student must pay for the cost of replacement. The student's account may be restricted if books are overdue.

Our Mission

  • HISD Library Services Mission

    The mission of the HISD Department of Library Services is to provide integrated services enabling schools to enhance the quality of instruction and instructional delivery to improve student achievement, information literacy, and facilitate a 21st century learning environment. As information professionals we will ensure that all HISD students are prepared to be good digital citizens. 

    Emerson Library Mission Statement 

    The mission of the Emerson Library is to ignite a passion for reading and cultivate life-long learners who gather information, build new knowledge, and share their learning with the world.

    Mrs. Uribe's Mission Statement

    My personal mission is to leave a legacy of loving and learning.